Tag: Race Cars

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HW Race Team (2016 New Model): FORMULA FLASHBACK

Another #2016 New Model that is receiving positive feedback from the collectors is the brand-new Formula Flashback. This release marks its #First Edition and besides the fact that its in the #HW Race Team (2016) series which features the increasingly popular #Hot Wheels Race Team graphics, many collectors […]

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Retro Style Series: PORSCHE 930

The Hot Wheels Retro Style Series has produced some pretty stellar releases which is not bad for a #Target Exclusive series that retails for $1.29 here in the United States. While some think the casting selection could have been a little better, there have been quite a few […]

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Race Team Series: LUMINA STOCKER

The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard (Indianapolis Motor Speedway) is today and while Hot Wheels does not have a presence at it this year like they did with the Indy 500, we are celebrating Brickyard-style just like we did with the Race Team Series I: Hot Wheels 500 […]

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2011 New Models: RENAULT MÉGANE TROPHY

French auto manufacturer #Renault had a racing series of its own which was last called the Eurocup Renault Mégane V6 Trophy when it folded in 2013. Originally starting in 1976, this one-make racing series was created and managed by Renault Sport; the motorsport, performance and special vehicle divisions of […]

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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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Vintage Racing: DATSUN BLUEBIRD 510

The Datsun Bluebird 510 might have been known to be the “poor man’s BMW” but it is certainly the rich man’s Hot Wheel — with this release being the crown jewel of modern day Hot Wheels collecting. Yeah, I went there. With prices soaring to the $200 range […]