Tag: Rally Cars

Diecast Motorsports

HW Race Team: LANCIA STRATOS

So the Lancia Stratos is back, eh? I couldn’t believe it either when I first saw the 2015 Hot Wheels mainline list at the beginning of the year. As for most castings that are not produced for 5 or more years, they often join the ranks of our […]

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Hot Wheels 5 5-Pack: LANCIA STRATOS

In the Hot Wheels world, a general rule-of-thumb is that if a casting doesn’t appear for 5 years, there is a good chance that casting is gone for good. The Lancia Stratos recently defied the odds by making a comeback after a 7-year hiatus. Read about its comeback >> HERE <<. […]

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1998 First Editions: BAD MUDDER

Hot Wheels castings often drive off into the sunset without warning. The Bad Mudder’s lone release (as a 1998 First Edition, shown below) came and went but it wasn’t until a couple years that the rumors started to swirl in regards to its demise. In the world of […]

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U.S. Charities Racing Team: Humvee

The United States of America turns another year old and while Hot Wheels were not made back in 1776, nor was the automobile, we take you back to 1997. Why 1997? Well thats the year the patriotic Humvee you see below was produced as a promotional piece for […]

Team Hot Wheels: BAJA TRUCK

The Baja Truck is a casting that was forged from the Team Hot Wheels Campaign. It all started with the Fearless at the 500 Record Setting Jump on May 29, 2011. Watch the video >> HERE. Does that truck on the ramp look familiar? Its the 1:1 version […]