Tag: Work Trucks

Orange Track Diecast

HW Snow Stormers: SO PLOWED

Here’s one for all you Hot Wheels treasure hunters out there. Surely, you remember the Matte Silver and Blue #So Plowed that came out almost a year ago in the #2017 Hot Wheels “F” case assortments, right? Not the best regular #Treasure Hunt out there, but certainly no […]

Orange Track Diecast

Pop Culture: Almond Joy SMOKIN’ GRILLE

Speed, power and performance. If there are three things the Hot Wheels brand does better (through design) than anyone else, its these elements. So leave it to Hot Wheels designer Abe Lugo to take this food truck to the next level. Abe, who also designed the Matchbox Food Truck, gave this […]

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

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 […]