Tag: PR5 Wheels

The PR5 (or Phil Riehlman 5-Spoke) Wheel was developed by Hot Wheels designer Phil Riehlman. It debuted in 2000 and continues to be used to this day. Below are the releases that feature the PR5 wheel.

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HW Performance Series: ’83 CHEVY SILVERADO

As the early editions of the Hot Wheels ’83 Chevy Silverado continue on their meteoric rise in value, a lesser discussed white version from last year has started to climb. Released as a #Toys R Us Exclusive, the white colorway of the HW Performance (Fram) ’83 Silverado is proving to be hard […]

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Gran Turismo Series: JAGUAR XJ220

The highly anticipated Gran Turismo 8-car series is here! Since this series will not appear in the big box stores here in the United States, I ordered the full case off of 1StopDiecast.com. It came with the full set of 8 cars, plus 4 extras (1 each of […]

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2004 First Editions: COOL-ONE

Only the designers at Hot Wheels can successfully take an ice cream truck and turn it into a hot rod! As one of #Mark Jones Designs, the Cool-One first caught the eye of collectors and kids alike when it appeared on the 2004 Hot Wheels “Hot 100” Poster […]

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Mystery Cars: CHAPARRAL 2D

One of the more under-utilized castings in Hot Wheels history is the Chaparral 2D. It was only used 3 times since its initial 2003 First Editions release. Sure, there are castings that have been “one-and-dones” but considering this Chaparral had a 9-year run, you would assume that we would have seen more releases […]

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HW Flames 5-Pack: CHRYSLER PRONTO

The Chrysler Pronto was the #Concept Car version of what was ultimately released as the PT Cruiser. Hot Wheels never produced the PT Cruiser which was ultimately discontinued by Chrysler in 2010. It had a pedestrian reputation with Millennials who nicknamed it the “PT Loser” as it was often seen […]

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Toy Story Characters: ZURG GT

Its been about 6 years of #Hot Wheels Characters now, and among these character-inspired fantasy cars, collectors have found a few gems. Back in 2010, when the Toy Story Characters line was first released (followed shortly by the Muppets), “traditional” collectors sobbed as they thought these fantasy cars were “junk”. Clearly […]