Hot Wheels of the Day ’17 Ford F-150 Raptor 2021 Collector Edition (Dollar General Mail-In Promotion) RELEASE YEAR: 2021 • CASTING DESIGNER: Ryu Asada With an already impressive family of the Hot Wheels #’17 Ford F-150 Raptor, the collection grew by a couple more in 2021. One of […]
Vehicles from the ’80s and ’90s as Hot Wheels seem to be all the rage these days. Call it the Gran Turismo generation — or whatever you like — but a new wave of collectors that grew up racing rare race cars (in video games) has demanded the […]
Liberty Walk joins RWB, GReddy & Pandem as Hot Wheels; Check out the new LB-SILHOUETTE WORKS GT NISSAN 35GT-RR VER.2!
Aftermarket manufacturers and Hot Wheels have long had a relationship — its custom 1:64 cars meets custom 1:1 cars. Until recently, however, that relationship didn’t extend past the tampo as far as Hot Wheels are concerned. This car had Edelbrock graphics, this one had Mooneyes, so on and […]
The 2021 HW Drift: DODGE VAN introduces the Japanese phenomenon known as DAJIBAN RACING to Hot Wheels collectors.
If collecting Hot Wheels has taught me anything, it’s the importance of diversity. Diversity sparks creativity; creativity fuels culture. Without it, I honestly believe there would be no car culture, and certainly no Hot Wheels. For a long period of time, Hot Wheels reflected California’s custom car culture. […]
The cute ’90s convertible turned modded race car: the Hot Wheels take on the MAZDA MIATA subculture phenomenon
Remember the #Mazda #Miata back in the ’90s? The Hot Wheels #Mazda MX-5 Miata came in a variety of colors — some of which were neon-colored like this 1992 mainline release. The real car always seemed to be driven by young women. I can’t for the life of […]
Sometimes you just know when a Hot Wheels casting is going to be popular. This is one of them. The #’98 Subaru Impreza 22B STi-Version hit the pegs late last year as part of the #2020 Hot Wheels “A” case assortments. Subaru-savvy collectors knew exactly what this was […]
Hot Wheels unveils that the JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 will be in Fast & Furious 9; Hero or Villain car?
We’ve seen movie delays before, and thanks to COVID-19, the whole motion picture industry is still scrambling to get a hold of things. Movie theaters are still not opened, and it doesn’t appear they will open any time soon — and somehow drive-in movies became a thing again. […]
What is that old saying? A picture is worth 1,000 words? I will not be hitting 1,000 words on this article today, but I did have a few thoughts based on the image you see below. Occasionally while I am shooting various Hot Wheels to be featured in […]
Collection Update: Team Transport adds a fully-detailed, Hot Wheels ’16 FORD GT RACE with Castrol livery
Looking at what just showed up the on back of a #Team Transport flatbed: the newest addition to the Hot Wheels #’16 Ford GT Race collection. This time, this #Ford supercar from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) is rocking a replica livery that raced in the Rolex […]
Something can be said when a brand continues to evolve, yet it remains true to the concepts that were set forth early on. The #’20 Jeep Gladiator is a brand-new casting design by Hot Wheels Designer, Ryu Asada. Its boxy form represents the new pickup truck by #Jeep […]