Tag: Larry Wood Designs

Larry Wood had spent 40 years at Hot Wheels as a designer from 1970 to 2009 before he “retired”. Over that time, he was given the name “Mr. Hot Wheels” due to his impact on the brand. He still resides in Southern California, giving tours of Larry’s Garage and occasionally designing new Hot Wheels castings.

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HW 50th Race Team: BONE SHAKER

Hot Wheels collectors were introduced to a new term this year as it relates to #Chase pieces: “Ultimate Chase”. Going back to last year’s LA convention, it was teased that the #2018 Hot Wheels mainline would feature the first Ultimate Chase piece. The several months that followed had […]

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HW Exotics 5-Pack: JAGUAR XJ220

Two weeks ago I found the 2018 #HW Exotics 5-Pack at a Target here in the United States. This came only days after these started appearing in Australia — a market that has traditionally got 5-Packs a month ahead of the U.S.. As you can see, the pack […]