Tag: Opening Feature

These releases of castings all feature an opening feature.

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2002 First Editions: HYPERLINER

The Alec Tam designed, Hyperliner is an unlicensed Hot Wheels casting that is mostly known for its detachable body that comes off to reveal four seats surrounded by a roll-cage and a super engine. While the roll cage and the detachable body were removed for its 2014 X […]

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2007 New Models: CLOAK AND DAGGER

The Hot Wheels design team has been known to crank out from kooky designs from time to time. This Kevin Cao design named, Cloak and Dagger, is definitely on of them. Almost taking on the ghostly form due to its translucent plastic body that pops off, the Cloak and […]

Ultra Hots: ’50s CHEVY TRUCK

The Hot Wheels ’50s Chevy Truck debuted in the 2006 Ultra Hots line. This yellow version was released after a nice dark red version but preceded a harder to find, matte blue version. However, this version was the only one of the three to feature any graphics (beyond the […]

2010 New Models: ’81 DeLOREAN DMC-12

The ’81 DeLorean DMC-12 is strongly considered as a car that was ahead of its time. This sport-tuned sports car with stainless steel body and gull-wing doors is one vehicle that still captures stares on the road. The Hot Wheels ’81 DeLorean DMC-12 is no different. Since its […]

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Ultra Hots: VOLKSWAGEN KARMANN GHIA

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was a very affordable European-style sports car that sold from 1955 to 1974. It featured the chassis and modified-engine from the Volkswagen Beetle along with the Euro-styling of Italian car designer, Luigi Segre. When Hot Wheels designer, Phil Riehlman did his take on the classic […]