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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Street Beasts (2017 New Model): HOTWEILER

Woof! …has been the reaction by a lot collectors towards most of the fantasy cars Hot Wheels has produced as of late. While you can’t fault the collectors who love real looking vehicles with minimal graphics, you have to realize the Hot Wheels mainline is as diverse of […]

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Super Chromes: GAZELLA GT

Can you ever have too much chrome? Simply put, yes you can. But I don’t believe that to be the case with this year’s 10-car #Super Chromes (2017) series. The #Dmitriy Shakhmatov Designed #Gazella GT is a great example of what this series is all about. Debuting in […]

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HW Digital Circuit: TOUR DE FAST

Just when you think you have been keeping up in the fast-paced world known as Hot Wheels collecting, the fine folks at Mattel like to throw a change-up to keep you on your toes. The #2017 Hot Wheels year is already past the halfway point as we are […]

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‘Tooned Series (2017 New Model): HEAD STARTER

Is it a distant relative of the Hot Wheels Farbs? Is it Matchbox-inspired? Or is it derived from an old Japanese toy? Well, back in early January, when Hot Wheels designer, Ryu Asada, posted this car on his Instagram account, I immediately thought this could be a modern-day, mainline Farb — […]

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HW Art Cars: FANDANGO

The ’90s called, they want their Hot Wheels back! Haha! All joking aside (since April Fool’s Day was yesterday), the newest #2017 Hot Wheels #Treasure Hunts is the #Fandango and its been showing up as part of the “H” case assortments. This ’90s-inspired graphic art scheme appeared last […]

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HW Race Team: CARBONIC

Rounding out the #2016 Treasure Hunts as the “Q” case (or last assortment) Super TH, the #Carbonic has drawn mixed reviews. Some have called it the “Worst Super of 2016” while others hold it in a higher regard. Was it the casting that had people hating on it? […]

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2003 Hot Wheels #214: VAIRY 8

Every so often, the Hot Wheels Graphics Team is let loose and they able to exercise some creative freedom. Back in 2003, Hot Wheels Graphic Designers MiQ Willmott and Wayne Scott collaborated on this graphic design featured on the #Vairy 8 in the open vamp section of the #2003 […]