Tag: Mystery Models

Orange Track Diecast

Mystery Models Series 2: THE GOV’NER

Kudos to Hot Wheels for keeping things absurd. No, that isn’t sarcasm you’re hearing, its an actual compliment. In today’s world of collecting, it would be easy to sell all kinds of licensed cars with vintage racing designs or even ultra clean decos — but that isn’t Hot […]

Orange Track Diecast

Mystery Models: MAZDA FURAI

Ever think that a Hot Wheels casting was discontinued, only to have it show up again? I was under the impression that the #Mazda Furai had been discontinued. I’m not 100% sure why, but I seem to recall it was surrounded by a social media rumor that was started when the […]

Orange Track Diecast

Scavenger Hunt Special Edition: MAELSTROM

The last couple years, Hot Wheels has been releasing Scavenger Hunt Special Editions as #Kroger Exclusives. Not to be confused with #Treasure Hunts, these Scavenger Hunt vehicles are usually tied into a promotion at Kroger stores and its subsidiaries. Packaged in the normal mainline cases, these cars are not tied […]

Diecast Motorsports

Mystery Models: DEORA II

Sometimes, if we aren’t paying attention, Hot Wheels will release vehicles exclusively in international markets. These often can be hard to find unless you have a good trade partner in that country. More often than not, they are looking for Hot Wheels that are exclusive to U.S. stores […]