Tag: Trucks

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HW Hot Trucks: ’15 FORD F-150

The #Hot Wheels Race Team is back for 2016! However, its not in the race-team-specific segment series as you would expect–although it still may be possible as all the 2016 series have not been revealed. The first casting to wear the famous Hot Wheels logo in blue is the […]

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Track Stars: BASSLINE

The Bassline [pro-nounced “BASE-LINE”] is one of those AcceleRacers castings that found life in another line after the AcceleRacers. Originally introduced as the only truck in the AcceleRacers line in 2005, the Bassline was a member of team Teku. In 2006, it was released in AcceleRacers line wearing the […]

Holiday Hot Rods: CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

The Cadillac Escalade was all the rage in the early 2000s. Luxury, flare, & utility, the Escalade had it all…but it was one of the worst economic recessions in United States history that caused consumers to scale back and focus harder on the necessities versus the luxuries. In addition, gas prices […]

Blue Streak Series: NISSAN HARDBODY TRUCK

In today’s world of Hot Wheels collecting, Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) and Lifted Trucks are in. So its a little surprising that we have not seen any reemergence of the Nissan Hardbody/Truck. The Nissan Hardbody fits both designations and even falls into the classic Hot Wheels designation given […]

Ultra Hots: ’50s CHEVY TRUCK

The Hot Wheels ’50s Chevy Truck debuted in the 2006 Ultra Hots line. This yellow version was released after a nice dark red version but preceded a harder to find, matte blue version. However, this version was the only one of the three to feature any graphics (beyond the […]

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Heat Fleet Series: ’07 CHEVY SILVERADO

The reason I love Hot Wheels over other brands is that the Hot Wheels brand sticks to the branding effort they set back in 1968, making “California Custom Miniature Cars”. This is achieved by customizing the appearance of the vehicles with paint, graphics, stance, body kits, or just […]