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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2003 First Editions: MEYERS MANX

The #Meyers Manx is one of those cars that screams Southern California and more importantly (in this setting), Hot Wheels. Introduced as a #2003 First Edition the Hot Wheels Meyers Manx appeared every year from 2003 until 2014, with 2011 being the lone year without a release. However, […]

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Super Mario Character Cars: BOWSER

Whether you love them, hate them, or fall somewhere in-between, the Hot Wheels #Character Cars are here to stay. When these first hit the pegs a couple years ago, traditional collectors were enraged that Hot Wheels would even do such a thing. Four years later, its almost like […]

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HW Art Cars: FANDANGO

The ’90s called, they want their Hot Wheels back! Haha! All joking aside (since April Fool’s Day was yesterday), the newest #2017 Hot Wheels #Treasure Hunts is the #Fandango and its been showing up as part of the “H” case assortments. This ’90s-inspired graphic art scheme appeared last […]

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RLC sELECTIONs: ’68 CHEVY NOVA

The #RLC #sELECTIONs series is a rather unique concept in the diecast world. In 2004, the idea was launched (to coincide with the United States’ Presidential Election that year) to have the collectors “design” a series of Red Line Club vehicles. Collectors were able to vote for a casting (from […]

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Monster Duo: ANGLIA PANEL TRUCK

As a Hot Wheels collector who is budget savvy, I love hunting older releases online. Often collectors completely dismiss some cool pieces that are several years old in favor of adding the latest Treasure Hunts to their collection. With almost 50 years of Hot Wheels vehicles, I can guarantee there are cool […]