Get the latest release of the Hot Wheels Pop Culture cars available now. This segment should be a hit with Star Wars collectors along with Hot Wheels collectors. The choices of cars fit the character they are made to represent. Haulin’ Gas for CP03 and Quick D-Livery for R2-D2 are perfect. The Spoiler Sport with Darth Varth almost, with a stretch of your imagination could be a Tie Fighter. Check out this new series on our Pop Culture page.
Retail outlets filled the shelves in June with a large assortment of new cars. Some Walmart received L cases with the latest Zamacs, The Entertainment selection and Pop Culture: Batman Classics TV Series and Marvel. Target have the first appearance of the high anticipated Heritage line. Most store sold out quickly with its low price point of $2.49. The latest New Models include: D-Muscle, Cadillac Elmiraj, X-Stream, and Tesla Model S. The regular Treasure Hunt is the Piranha Terror and the Super Treasure Hunt is the ’65 Ford Mustang 2+2. The Zamac in this mix include: #10 Fast-Bed Hauler, #11 ’68 Mercury Cougar, #12 Super Van. Check out all of the 2015 releases here. Another new model in the Entertainment line is the Ford F-250.
Mattel also introduced a new plastic Off-road wheels to it’s arsenal. It’s first appearance is on the Off Duty found in “L” cases. It’s a Bead Lock design found on most real off road wheels today. Information received from Mattel that it’s called bead lock off road wheel and it’s abbreviation will be BlOr.
Father’s Day cars finally hit the local Kmart. The $2.49 price tag will deter many from buying these 4 exclusive models. Still they are a well rounded assortment to make any Father’s Day dad happy. The four models include: ’63 Mustang Concept, Custom 11 Camaro, Corvette C6 convertible, and the Poison Arrow. Check out the individual pictures these models here.
It seems like there was long wait before finding anything new in the stores. Finally the Porsche Series showed up at Walmart stores. The card art was nicely done and the car choices seem to be some of the best Porsche casting out. The Porsche 917K and Porsche 935-78 are two favorites. A close second are the Porsche Carrera GT and the Porsche 914-6. At first glance the Porsche 918 Spyder looked to have a new wheel. but after a closer look it is believed it is the first appearance of a chrome lipped 10 spoke wheel.
Check out these pictures and individual pictures of these Porsche casting here.
Just posted the J Mix assortment so you know what’s new in the case to look for. The regular Treasure Hunt is the #89 Enforcer and the “Super” is the #225 8 Crate. New Models include: #75 Loopster with two variation. With arms up and with arm down, #109 Ice Shredder, #110 Snow Stormer, and #221 ’70 Ford Escort RS1600. Good luck on your hunt!
Just added two new 5-packs Origin of Awesome – CTD29 and Flashfire CDT30. The Origin of Awesome based on the the Team Hot Wheels cartoon all the the circle flame logo but it is not a special Treasure Hunt 5-pack. The Flashfire 5-pack is a real nice assortment of cars and colors with some extreme flames on sides Check out individual pictures of both of these five pack cars here.
Just pick-up the exclusive 5-pack from Target ‘The Avengers Age of Ultron’ to get the Ultron exclusive. The set is $17.99 for the 5 cars which is slightly higher then the individual packaged cars. The good thing is all 5 cars are different than the single pack release. Mostly just the wheels are changed but other subtler differences can be found. Check out the Marvel character cars to see side by side comparisons.
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