Tag: Muscle Cars

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Holiday Rods: ’70 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD

December is here which usually means, so are the Hot Wheels Christmas cars. While in the past there have been Holiday Rods, Holiday Hot Rods, and other cars of the Christmas variety, it was the Holiday Rods from 2004 to 2009 that proved to be the most collector-friendly. […]

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Camouflage Series: ’67 SHELBY GT-500

Walmart continues to churn out these exclusive Hot Wheels series vehicles. From the Fast & Furious cars to Avengers to even Porsche and James Bond, these lines have consisted mostly of licensed vehicles/designs and are found in exclusive dump bins at Walmart. As of late 2015 we have started to […]

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2004 First Editions: RAPID TRANSIT

Sometimes designers of an unlicensed casting are the best suited when it comes to overall execution of that casting. Back in 2004, the Hot Wheels casting, Rapid Transit, seemed to jump right off the pegs and into my hands. I thought this Phil Riehlman designed car was super cool given […]

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2003 First Editions: VAIRY 8

The Vairy 8 is one of those underrated Hot Wheels castings. It is believed to be a customized version of a 1960s Chevrolet Corvair. While its a metal body and metal base casting, it doesn’t perform particularly well on track sets due to its stance which leads to the […]

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Race to Win Exhibit Exclusive: BLVD. BRUISER

Have you seen Jurassic World yet? In the movie they combine the genetics of several terrorizing dinosaurs into one to create a “super dinosaur”. Well you’re essentially looking at the diecast equivalent of THAT in the Hot Wheels Blvd. Bruiser. Taking styling-cues from the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro & […]