It’s just been announced that Feb 18th is the next Kmart Collectors Day. Stay tuned in for more information coming soon. Also announced are the next 3 Red Edition Cars have been spotted and are showing up soon in F cases at Target stores. they are the Rescue Duty, ’64 Lincoln Continental and ‘Tooned  Corvette C6.
Walmart will continue with the Zamacs in 2017 starting with the E Case followed next in the G cases. Void from last years series was the lack of a Zamac collector’s number on the package, this year it’s back. Note: there is not a mainline collector number on the card. Here is the #1 in the Zamac series HW Speed Graphics ’73 BMW 3.0 CSL Race Car to give you an idea what to look for.
If you’re in to variations check out the latest Playsets and Trucking Transporters for 2017. These cars are now produced in China. Some look the same but some have wheel, paint, and other differences. Some minor and some major. Check out these BLVD Bruisers Top HW Racing – HW Race Team #108 (2013) Malaysia, middle Asst. multi-car Christmas Playset (2016) China, and the last is from the Target Sto N’ Go playset. (2017) China.
’66 Batmobile™ Convention Car
Always a red-hot casting, the ’66 Batmobile™ has been decked out for this exclusive commemorative edition with deco by our own Steve Vandervate. (Note: This convention car will not be sold in the U.S. It will only be available at the Mexico convention.) Here are the complete specs:
Body Color: Micro apple red
Deco: BATMAN™ logos on the sides, Convention logo on hood
Body Type: ZAMAC
Wheels: Real Riders GT wheels
Base: Full-metal, metalflake black-painted ZAMAC chassis
Window Color: Dark smoke-tinted
Interior Color: Metallic gray
Kmart Hot Wheels Collector Day on 11/12: Exclusives, First-to-Markets
Kmart Hot Wheels Collector Day Event
When: Saturday, 11/12 at 9 a.m. local times
Where: U.S. Kmart Stores*
Info: Click here to find a location.
- ’69 Dodge Charger – HW Flames (Black)
- ’08 Lancer Evolution – HW Race Team (Red)
- ’15 Jaguar F-Type Project 7 – HW Showroom (White)
- Custom ’77 Dodge Van – HW Art Cars (Green)
- ’15 Ford F-150 – HW Rescue (Yellow)
- BMW M4 – Factory Fresh (Blue)
- Honda Odyssey – HW Speed Graphics (Red)
Special Edition Mail-In
‘55 Corvette Convertible
- Body Color: Spectraflame blue
- Deco: Hot Wheels logo on sides, flames on top and sides
- Body type: Metal
- Wheels: Real Riders lake disk wheels w/ red stripe tampo
- Base: Full-metal, zinc-plated chassis
- Window Color: Clear
- Interior Color: Black
Click here for more details.
The 30th Hot Wheels Collectors Convention is over and the Holiday season is soon upon us. Gift sets and exclusive Hot Wheels products are peppering the big box stores such as: Target, Toys ‘R’ Us, Kohl’s, Costco and others. Many of the cars in these multi-car playsets are now many in China.
Right now we are gearing up for the next Collector Events Unlimited Collectors Nationals in Pittsburgh. The ticket order form for early ticket purchase available only for Hot Wheels Newsletter subscribers coming out soon in the next newsletter. Check out the pictures of the souvenir cars from the convention. The National cars are suppose to be even better.
30th Hot Wheels Collectors Convention Souvenir Cars
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