Tag: Phil Riehlman Designs

As Hot Wheels designer, Phil Riehlman broke onto the scene in 1993 when he re-designed the Twin Mill and the Silhouette (along with Bruce Baur). His “big break” came in 1996 when his VW Bus casting became an instant hit with collectors and as a promotional piece. Phil continues to design Hot Wheels to this day.

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2022 Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Volkswagen Drag Bus TREASURE HUNT throws it back to the OG VW Bus design from 1996

The new kid on the block as far as Hot Wheels product lines are concerned is the #Hot Wheels Monster Trucks (HWMT) line. Oddly enough, the end of 2022 completes the fifth year — already?!?!? — of the line. Thus far we have seen some pretty cool things […]