Tag: Trucks

Orange Track Diecast

Heritage / Real Riders: ’07 CHEVY SILVERADO 4×4

Last year’s Hot Wheels #Heritage line was great on so many levels. Centered around alternating waves of #Real Riders and #Redlines, collectors of both wheel styles gobbled these up. Retailing at the $3 price point, the casting selection was spot on and all featured metal bodies & bases. One of the (if not […]

Orange Track Diecast

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 […]

Orange Track Diecast

Pop Culture: Ghost Rider ’55 CHEVY PANEL

In the latest installment of #Marvel #Pop Culture vehicles released by Hot Wheels, the ’55 Chevy Panel returns to showcase the comic book graphics of Ghost Rider — a stunt motorcyclist named Johnny Blaze. Blaze uses his demonic curse to fight evil at night riding his trademark motorcycle to do […]

Diecast Motorsports

2006 First Editions: ’55 CHEVY PANEL

The old Hot Wheels standard seemed to be to release “castings destined for premium lines” into the mainline. Its unclear if this was to stir up interest in them or what, but this was the case with popular premium castings like the Volkswagen Drag Bus, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia […]

Diecast Motorsports

Retro Style Series: ’87 TOYOTA PICKUP

This is the final vehicle in our 4-part series on the #Target Exclusive Hot Wheels Retro Style Series (for now). We’ve already took an in-depth look at the series along with three cars that are in it — Volkswagen SP2, Power Pipes and the ’84 Hurst Olds. So naturally, our […]

Diecast Motorsports

Road Repair 5-Pack: DODGE RAM 1500

Don’t let the orange paint, realistic proportions and industrial graphics throw you off. This is not a Matchbox truck, this is a Hot Wheels truck. Since Mattel bought Matchbox in 1997, Hot Wheels and Matchbox have diverged in brand direction. Matchbox focuses on regular, everyday vehicles while Hot Wheels […]