Tag: Unlicensed Hot Wheels

Unlicensed Hot Wheels are Hot Wheels castings that don’t require licensing agreements with automobile manufacturers. These can be fantasy vehicles and/or realistically proportioned vehicles. These are designed in-house by Hot Wheels designers.

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Track Trucks: FUEL & FIRE

It was such a pleasant surprise to see the #Track Trucks line return to retail as this line had primarily been released internationally upon its debut in 2015. Two years later, the line that featured the a Custom Volkswagen Hauler — reminiscent of the #Volkswagen Drag Bus — […]

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HW City Works 5-Pack: TURBINE TIME

One of the more recent castings that I have started collecting is the Hot Wheels #Turbine Time. Designed by Larry Wood and first released in 2015, this truck with a wind-powered #Jet Engine has seen five releases for a cumulative seven colorways, in just three years — with […]

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Street Beasts (2017 New Model): MOTOSAURUS

In what may be the funkiest Hot Wheels vehicle of the year, the #2017 New Models #Motosaurus blends two facets of kids’ culture — dinosaurs and Hot Wheels. Don’t think I haven’t noticed some of you collectors picking this up with your #2017 Hot Wheels “L” case assortment […]

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Hot Wheels Racing Circuit: DEORA II

The odd duck of the 2017 #Walmart Exclusive, #Hot Wheels Racing Circuit series is certainly the #Deora II. In a series where 9 of the 10 vehicles are American (Chevy/Ford/Buick/Pontiac) #Muscle Cars, this #Unlicensed Hot Wheels “surf truck” casting definitely stands out. Now, I know there were certainly […]

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HW Daredevils: CRUISE BRUISER

Chances are, you’ve seen images of the newest #Cruise Bruiser from the #2017 Hot Wheels #HW Daredevils series — and hopefully, you’ve had success finding it as part of the “K” cast assortment along with its Super #Treasure Hunt variant. If you haven’t seen it, we have that […]

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HW Digital Circuit: BLADE RAIDER

A couple weeks ago when we showcased the HW Digital Circuit: Tour de Fast, we mentioned how there are now #Chase cars in the mainline past the usual #Treasure Hunts. We also mentioned that these new “chase” cars appear to be limited to the #HW Digital Circuit (2017) […]

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HW Daredevils: PILEDRIVER

The #Former AcceleRacers continue to be released in the Hot Wheels mainline 10 years after they first infiltrated it. After the demise of the #AcceleRacers line in 2006, these 36 vehicles found their way into several Hot Wheels lines which (for fans of the castings) was a rather fortunate move […]