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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Car Culture / Cargo Carriers: VOLKSWAGEN SUNAGON

The Hot Wheels #Car Culture / Cargo Carriers series has been out for almost two months now and as much as I’ve heard collectors rave about the other castings in this series, I feel like I’ve heard the least about the #Volkswagen Sunagon. That certainly comes as a […]

HW 50th Originals Collection: VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

Whats to not like about the #HW 50th Originals Collection? Classic all-metal castings, #Spectraflame Paint, and #Redlines… these scream nostalgia. The intent of the series was to place five neo-castings that resembled five of the Original 16 castings, and place them in “Replica Redline” packaging. While these will […]

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Fast Foodie: QUICK BITE

The Hot Wheels #Ice Cream Truck has always been the food truck of many names — Tropicool, Grillionaire and Sweet Treats all come to mind. Despite being a truck of many names (and foods), the casting has remain relatively unchanged since it originally appeared as the Good Humor […]

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2017 RLC Holiday Car: ’66 BATMOBILE

Merry Christmas to everyone here at Orange Track Diecast! Today, we look at the brand-new, #’66 Batmobile that was sold less than two weeks ago to Red Line Club members on HotWheelsCollectors.com (HWC). Every year — well most anyways — Hot Wheels releases a #RLC Holiday Car on […]

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Holiday Racers: SCREAMLINER

Christmas is only four days away and Hot Wheels has made sure to include Santa’s latest whip in the #2018 Hot Wheels “C” case — the #Screamliner — which started hitting retail in the U.S. earlier this month. Originally designed by Larry Wood, the Screamliner is art deco […]

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Peanuts Series: BONE SHAKER

The #Bone Shaker has been a staple of the Hot Wheels brand since it was introduced in 2006. The #Peanuts comic strip ran in newspapers across the United States for 50 years. Both meet here as the latest release of the Hot Wheels Bone Shaker features the famous […]