When Mattel puts their mind to it, it can produce the best all diecast model around. The latest Retro Entertainment series is the case in point. The quality of the three new models in this series proves my point. Just by looking at them you know they are Hot Wheels® cars, the quality of the design, the weight, and the attention to details are far more impressive than other diecast out there. Check out all the Retro Entertainment release so far this year.
’63 Plymouth Belvedere 426 Max Wedge ’48 Ford Super De Luxe
K.I.T.T. Super Pursuit Mode
The Pop Culture Grateful Dead series just arrived last week from A&J Toys. This 6 car set will be popular with Grateful Dead, Pop Culture and Volkswagen fans alike. Not only are there 3 different Volkswagen. Also included in this set is a collectors favorite the popular Hot Wheels Dairy Delivery. We personally think the Volkswagen TI Panel Bus and the Volkswagen Drag Truck will popular ones in this set.
Buy 20 Hot Wheels Basic Cars: Get a Free ’88 Jeep Wagoneer
With a purchase 20 select Hot Wheels basic cars from a participating Toys’R’Us store from 7/13/14 through 9/14/14 and you will receive a specially decorated Hot Wheels Collector Edition Spectraflame orange ’88 Jeep Wagoneer with large off-road Real Riders. This is only the third release of this model. Along with this there will be three Toys’R’Us exclusive re-colored models available for this mail-in. Find the official rules and order forms at http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com
The 3 exclusive cars:
You may notice the Twin Mill is on a Twin Mill III card. Which we believe it’s a card error. We’ll have to wait and see if the card or car is corrected.
Check out this article in the latest Road & Track which talks about the Star Wars cars to be featured as Hot Wheels models at this years 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
Just picked-up the latest releases of the HW Road Trippin’ cars at Walmart. The 3 newest models are the Highway 1 ’83 Chevy Silverado, Route 66 So Fine, and the Highway 212 Neet Streeter. Check out these and the complete list at HW Road Trippin’ page.
With the popularity of the movies Hot Wheels with Universal Studios are putting out another series of eight Fast & Furious cars. Currently these have been found on international packaging and are available in Canada and in the oversea market. Only two cars that differ from the 2013 release and that is the ’72 Ford Gran Torino Sport and ’69 Dodge Charger Daytona. The Daytona is the same as the New model issue.
Mission Madness special edition Scavenger Hunts are back at Kroger. This year only 4 models will be available. The first two castings are now available at Kroger and Kroger affiliate stores.
It’s been another busy month and have a hard time catching up from the 14th Nationals.
New Hot Wheels® are poppin’ up like spring flowers. So many new things to report. The latest are the two most current case codes H which came out during the Nationals and J following up just a couple of weeks later. Also out are the Easter Cars, Fourth of July cars, the newest Retro Entertainment, more Thailand multi-packs, the Mustang 50th 5-pack, throw-in some new Pavement Pounders/Trucking Transporters and over in Europe new Mystery Models. Check out the pages for the newest releases.
The 14th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals is over and what a great time we had. Ticket sales were a sell-out and over 950 paid ticket holders attended the event that was held in Oak Brook, IL. I believe everyone had a great time. The Hot Wheels Newsletter subscribers that stopped by the newsletter table were given a turquoise ’40 Ford Coupe with fat white wall Real Rider tires. All the other souvenirs cars were well received with the Ghostbuster ECTO-1 selling out at the Sunday toy show! Check out the up coming events. Just to remind you Hot Wheels Newsletter subscribers get the first chance to buy tickets!
The 28TH ANNUAL HOT WHEELS® COLLECTORS CONVENTION will be held at the Westin Hotel LAX Airport from Oct. 1st thru Oct. 5th 2014. Be sure to check www.HWcollectorsConvention.com This event is produced by Collectors Events Unlimited LLC under license by Mattel.
Start planning ahead now for the 15th ANNUAL HOT WHEELS® COLLECTORS NATIONALS that will be held in Lexington, KY in 2015 from march 25th to the 29th. This event is produced by Collectors Events Unlimited LLC under license by Mattel.