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 Road Trippin’: ’57 BUICK

When a Hot Wheels line is discontinued, getting the last few vehicles from that line can be tricky as they are often released in short supply, or not at all. When it was revealed that the ’57 Buick would be released as part of the #Walmart Exclusive, HW […]

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Fright Cars: ’35 CLASSIC CADDY

Happy Halloween! Hot Wheels has long celebrated the holiday by dressing up their repertoire of diverse castings in costumed attire for #Halloween specific series. Over the years we have seen some great releases and that continued this year with the #Hot Wheels Halloween (2016). Almost a decade ago (2007), […]

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Pop Culture: Hot Tamales LONG GONE

10-4 good buddy! Its National Truckers Day in the United States so we are showcasing one of our favorite Hot Wheels #Semi Trucks — the #Long Gone. Since the Long Gone was retooled in 2012 [formerly the Long Shot], every release of it has sold out quickly whether it was […]

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The Hot Ones: RACING STOCKER

Those of you that read our articles everyday may notice the Racing Stocker we have today looks strikingly similar to another car we featured on the blog last year. Wearing the same paint scheme as the Hot Wheels Racing Select: ’81 Buick Regal Stocker, the Racing Stocker was […]

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HW Mild to Wild: BONE SHAKER

You can really never get too much of the #Bone Shaker? Can you? This rat rod appears in just about every Hot Wheels line, multiple times a year, and when releases look this good … keep ’em coming! One series that was new to the Hot Wheels mainline […]