Tag: Steve Vandervate Graphics

Steve Vandervate, known by “HWCVAN” or “Van” to most collectors, is one of the main Graphic Designers for Hot Wheels as he designs graphics for all premium level lines (HWC/RLC, Conventions/Events, Pop Culture, Car Culture, and Entertainment lines) as well as some vehicles in the themed and basic assortments.

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Entertainment / FORZA: ALFA ROMEO GIULIA SPRINT GTA

The #Hot Wheels Entertainment Line #FORZA Motorsport mix may very well be the best wave from the 4-year-old line yet! With the line back for its 5th year in 2017, it will carry a new name as it will now be known as the “Replica Entertainment” line — and […]

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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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Retro Style Series: ’85 CAMARO IROC-Z

Fresh off the pegs of my local Target is the brand-new ’85 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z from the Hot Wheels Retro Style Series. This white hot #Camaro is part of the second wave of this #Target Exclusive series. Sporting “IROC-Z” and “Z28” badging, this Camaro is a replica of one […]

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Connect Cars / 50 States: DRAGTOR

Life on the farm tends to be a slow, monotonous life-style. But what if your farm had a drag-racing tractor? Well, that may speed things up a bit! Thats exactly what the Hot Wheels Dragtor is … a drag-racing tractor. From the mind of Hot Wheels designer (and […]

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Connect Cars / 50 States: COOL-ONE

With summer temperatures rising, we have cool treat for you today. It’s the Hot Wheels casting, Cool-One. This Cool-One was released as part of the Connect Cars—cars that came with an interlocking case that could stack, vertically & horizontally, to form a custom display case. Originally the connect cars were […]