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  1. HWC Staff

    Old Glory in New Series at Walmart!

    By Gary Barnum The flag of the United States has a complex history. Did you know there have been more than 25 designs of the “Stars and Stripes” version used since it first unfurled in 1777? And did you also know historians can’t definitively credit Betsy Ross with its first design? Let’s celebrate this interesting emblem of liberty with a Hot Wheels Stars & Stripes series at Walmart! While generally credited with the design of the first Stars and Stripes flag, Betsy Ross was likely part of a small group of individuals who had input into its development. Francis Hopkinson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, claimed credit for its initial design — and he was a naval flag designer! As for what the colors mean, it is said that red represents valor and hardiness, white represents purity and innocence, and blue represents vigilance, perseverance, and justice. Paying tribute to the Star-Spangled Banner (a term courtesy of Francis Scott Key), these Hot Wheels editions take the elements of our flag to new heights. Wave them proudly in your collection! Find them at Walmart. One last tidbit for you. Do you know where the “Old Glory” nickname came from? It was first uttered by Captain William Driver in 1831, a shipmaster out of Salem, Massachusetts. AMC Javelin AMX ’71 Plymouth HEMI® ’Cuda ’64 Pontiac® GTO® ’68 HEMI® Barracuda Chevy® Blazer™ 4x4 ’68 El Camino™ ’70 Chevy® Camaro™ RS™ Plymouth Duster Thruster ’68 Plymouth Barracuda Super Stock HEMI® ’68 Mercury Cougar (Click here for more images!) 2020 Walmart Stars & Stripes Checklist: ’64 Pontiac® GTO® ’68 El Camino™ ’68 HEMI® Barracuda ’68 Mercury Cougar ’68 Plymouth Barracuda Super Stock HEMI® ’70 Chevy® Camaro™ RS™ ’71 Plymouth HEMI® ’Cuda AMC Javelin AMX Chevy® Blazer™ 4x4 Plymouth Duster Thruster Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, MOPAR, Plymouth, RAM, SRT, HEMI and related logos, vehicle model names and trade dress are trademarks of FCA US LLC and used under license by Mattel, Inc. © 2020 FCA US LLC.
  2. By Gary Barnum This offer may have been postponed earlier this month, but there’s no way to keep a great edition down! Get revved up for this honey of an RLC Exclusive here at HWC on 6/23/20. SOLD OUT If you were unable to purchase this item, please CLICK HERE to let us know. Please understand that, due to limited production quantities, it's not possible for every member to get every item we offer. We welcome your feedback to help us with planning future offers. #needMoreRLD{ padding:.5em; margin:1em 0 .5em; background:#000; color:#fff; font-size:100%; text-align:center; } #needMoreRLD a{ color: #fe0; font-weight: bold; } It may not look like a typical racing vehicle, but the ’71 Datsun 510 won many championships when it hit the market – and motor enthusiasts are still buzzing about it, and racing it, to this day. Collectors have been stung by the appeal of our Hot Wheels editions, too. With an opening hood, this edition features black and yellow racing deco … reminiscent of a bumblebee, which might be one explanation for the “BZZZZ” license plate. Make sure you add this RLC exclusive honey to your hive of Hot Wheels! Specs: Features: Opening hood Body Color: Spectraflame bright yellow Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders 5-spoke wheels w/ red stripe tampo Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis and engine Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black w/ red roll bar Packaging: RLC blister in Kar Keepers clamshell case Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/15,000) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 6/23/20 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $24.99 plus shipping and processing each; extra charges may apply for express shipping or special handling (customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay additional shipping charges or taxes) We do offer international shipping to other countries – please see shipping costs and details here (international shipping availability subject to change) Limit of ONE (1) per RLC Membership; limit five (5) per household (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) RLC Rewards Points: 25 Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type.
  3. By Gary Barnum This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals shows. In 2020, things may not have played out as expected, but you can still rock your collection with this commemorative Volkswagen T1 Rockster! Our RLC Exclusive 2020 Collectors Nationals edition will be offered at HWC on 7/14/20. SOLD OUT If you were unable to purchase this item, please CLICK HERE to let us know. Please understand that, due to limited production quantities, it's not possible for every member to get every item we offer. We welcome your feedback to help us with planning future offers. #needMoreRLD{ padding:.5em; margin:1em 0 .5em; background:#000; color:#fff; font-size:100%; text-align:center; } #needMoreRLD a{ color: #fe0; font-weight: bold; } So as not to break with convention, this features a Spectraflame pink finish. It is contrasted nicely with sharp pearl white deco. And, for outdoor fun, we’ve mounted it up on Real Riders exotic wheels with off-road tires. Keep on rockin’! Specs: Body Color: Spectraflame pink Deco: Pearl white front and top Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders exotic wheels w/ off-road tires and red-stripe tampo Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black Packaging: RLC blister card w/ Kar Keepers clamshell case Availability: Available ONLY to RLC members (until item is sold out): 7/14/20 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $24.99 plus shipping and processing each; extra charges may apply for express shipping or special handling (customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay additional shipping charges or taxes) We do offer international shipping to other countries – please see shipping costs and details here (international shipping availability subject to change) Limit of ONE (1) per RLC membership; limit five (5) per household (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) RLC Rewards Points: 25 Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type.
  4. HWC Staff

    Hot Wheels Boulevard Series Mix 2!

    By Gary Barnum Cars you wish you could drive. Executions you love to see. Collectibles you can only get from Hot Wheels! The Hot Wheels Boulevard series cruises into its second mix of the year. In this mix, you may notice the Silvia (S15) appears on two different blister cards: one features the Formula Drift logo just like the car itself! Each vehicle in the series features optimal classic deco, Real Riders wheels, and die-cast/die-cast construction. You’ll only find this mix at Walmart. Porsche 356 Outlaw Nissan Silvia (S15) Nissan Silvia (S15) ("Formula Drift" variant package) Custom ’62 Chevy® Pickup 2018 COPO Camaro® SS™ Koenigsegg Agera R (Click here for more images!) 2020 Hot Wheels Boulevard Mix 2 Checklist: 2018 COPO Camaro® SS™ Custom ’62 Chevy® Pickup Koenigsegg Agera R Nissan Silvia (S15) Nissan Silvia (S15) ("Formula Drift" variant package) Porsche 356 Outlaw Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  5. By Gary Barnum When the Original 16 Hot Wheels cars were released, they sported plastic wheels which made them fast. Years later, Hot Wheels introduced Real Riders wheels which made our die-cast “look and feel like the real thing.” Collectors have loved that upgraded look since 1983. Our Custom Mustang has worn them before, but rarely. This RLC Exclusive edition with Real Riders will be offered at HWC on 6/30/20. SOLD OUT If you were unable to purchase this item, please CLICK HERE to let us know. Please understand that, due to limited production quantities, it's not possible for every member to get every item we offer. We welcome your feedback to help us with planning future offers. #needMoreRLD{ padding:.5em; margin:1em 0 .5em; background:#000; color:#fff; font-size:100%; text-align:center; } #needMoreRLD a{ color: #fe0; font-weight: bold; } Featuring an opening hood, this release is coated in Spectraflame Otto blue (named for artist Otto Kuhni, responsible for the art on so much of the early Hot Wheels packaging). And, of course, it rides on Real Riders 5-spoke wheels for that authentic appearance. Add this sweet pony car to your stable! Specs: Features: Opening hood Body Color: Spectraflame Otto blue Deco: Dual light blue racing stripes Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders 5-spoke wheels w/ red stripe tampo Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis and engine Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: White w/ black-painted steering wheel Packaging: RLC blister in Kar Keepers clamshell case Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/12,500) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 6/30/20 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $24.99 plus shipping and processing each; extra charges may apply for express shipping or special handling (customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay additional shipping charges or taxes) We do offer international shipping to other countries – please see shipping costs and details here (international shipping availability subject to change) Limit of ONE (1) per RLC Membership; limit five (5) per household (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) RLC Rewards Points: 25 Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type.
  6. HWC Staff

    An Update to Our HWC/RLC Sale Day Process

    Thank you for your continued support of Hot Wheels Collectors, and your love of the fastest metal cars in the world! For the sale of the RLC Exclusive '71 Datsun 510 on 6/23, HotWheelsCollectors.com will be working with a new ecommerce platform. This change means your shopping experience will be a bit different from what you've experienced on our previous platform. Please read this post in full, so you know what to expect... Please note: this page has been updated with additional information since the previous sale on 6/9. If you were able to purchase a Datsun 510 during the sale on 6/9, you will not be able to purchase another one on 6/23. Orders that exceed more than one Datsun 510 per RLC membership, whether in the same order or across multiple orders, will be canceled. 1. On the morning of the sale, be sure to log into your RLC account first, shortly before the sale begins. If you click/tap either the yellow sale bar or the large sale banner on our homepage while you're NOT logged into your account, you'll be taken to the RLC login page. 2. Once you are logged into your RLC account, click/tap either the yellow banner link or the large sale banner on our homepage, and you'll be taken to a product lobby with a countdown timer our new platform, like the one pictured below. RLC accounts have already been imported into the new platform. If for some reason it does not recognize your RLC account, you may be referred back to https://forums.hotwheelscollectors.mattel.com/red-line-club/ (see below): If this happens, please clear your browser cache and cookies, close and restart your browser, login to your RLC account again, and click/tap either the yellow banner link or the large sale banner on our homepage to go to the product page. If this still does not resolve the issue, contact Customer Service. Please have your credit card information ready before the sale begins. Because your credit card information is encrypted separately by our current payment processor for security purposes, your credit card information has NOT been imported to the new platform. 3. When the sale begins, the countdown clock will disappear and a "View Details" button will appear. Click/tap that button to be taken to the product page. On that page, click/tap the "Add to Cart" button to add the product to your shopping cart. You'll be taken directly to the Shopping Cart page. On the Shopping Cart page, once you are ready to check out, click/tap the "Checkout" button to move into the checkout process. When you click/tap the "Checkout" button, you may be presented with a message that says you're in line to check out. You do not need to do anything at this point; the system will move you into the checkout process automatically. 4. Captcha has been added to the checkout process to help combat bots. (That's the thing where you have to check a box that says, "I'm not a robot.") You'll be required to do that during the checkout process to complete your order. 5. When you complete the checkout process by clicking/tapping the "Pay Now" button, you'll reach an order confirmation screen and receive an initial order confirmation email. The initial order confirmation will NOT include an order number, and the order will not immediately appear in the "Order History" section of your RLC account. You will receive a separate order confirmation from Mattel within 12 hours, which will include your order number. At that time, your order will also appear in the "Order History" section of your RLC account. 6. The Rewards Points you earn from your order will not appear in your RLC account until you receive your shipment confirmation email from Mattel. As a reminder, Customer Service can NOT help you purchase items which are sold out. If you feel there is a problem with your account, Customer Service will only be able to assist with confirming your membership is active and assisting with preparation for future offers. To learn more, check out our "How to Purchase" guide. Thank you for your support as we make this transition, and we hope it continues to improve your experience as an RLC member! Items and dates subject to change. Production items may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type.
  7. By Allen Voivod Roadkill, one of MotorTrend's exclusive hit shows, "shows you how to do the wrong thing the right way!" And one of their most popular moving violations is the "Rotsun," a rusted-out 1971 Datsun 240Z. This project car has appeared in multiple episodes, and now it could make multiple appearances in your collection! Hot Wheels has partnered with MotorTrend to bring you both a "Before" and an "After" edition of the Rotsun, along with a one-year subscription to MotorTrend’s streaming service! MotorTrend is the world’s premier destination for automotive entertainment, featuring more than 7,000 episodes of original shows, subscriber exclusives, and live events. You can stream it anywhere, anytime, ad free. Need another reason to take the leap? Hot Wheels Life Size is a new show on MotorTrend’s streaming service, hosted by professional driver and car builder Nicole Lyons! She introduces you to life-size versions of Hot Wheels’ most beloved cars, and brings you along on a test drive in each episode. To get the two-car set and your one-year subscription to MotorTrend’s streaming service, click the "Buy Now!" button below when it becomes active starting Friday, 4/3 at 9 a.m. PT. (This will take you to our product page to start the subscription process – see more details in the "Availability" section below.) Please note: When you place your order, your MotorTrend subscription will be activated immediately. Current shipments may be delayed. You will be notified directly by Mattel via email as soon as these items will be shipped to you. Please see the Official Rules for more details. Hot Wheels Roadkill Datsun 240Z Hot Wheels Roadkill Rotsun (product not final) See additional images here Specs (Hot Wheels Roadkill Datsun 240Z): Body Color: Matte black Deco: Realistic rust stain patterning Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Steelie Wheels Base: Black (ABS) Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black Specs (Hot Wheels Roadkill Rotsun): Body Color: Matte black Deco: Realistic rust stain patterning, with Roadkill and Rotsun logo deco Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders GT wheels (front); Real Riders 5-hole wheels (rear) Base: Full-metal, matte-black-painted chassis Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black Packaging: Each car arrives separately on its own blister card with protective clamshell Availability: RLC Members (4-day Priority Window): 04/03/20 at 9 a.m. PT until 04/06/20 at 9 p.m. PT HWC Account Holders (if not sold out): 04/07/20 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $49.99 total US collectors only (international shipping not available) For questions about your MotorTrend subscription, contact MotorTrend customer service For questions about fulfillment of either car in the 2-car set, contact Hot Wheels customer service For full details, including shipping, processing, order limits, and other rules for this promotion, click here MOTOR TREND GROUP, LLC, trademarks, designs, copyrights and/or intellectual property rights are used under license. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  8. HWC Staff

    6/9 HWC Flash Sale Updates

    Thank you for your continued support of Hot Wheels Collectors, and your love of the fastest metal cars in the world. Our June 9 sale at HotWheelsCollectors.com of the RLC Exclusive '71 Datsun 510 clearly did not go the way we would have liked. We don’t want to make excuses for that; we just want to provide an explanation and keep you informed of what we’re working on toward improving that experience. In our efforts to improve the sale experience, we recently transitioned to a new platform called Shopify. This was our first use of the new system, and – despite testing for what we could anticipate – there were still unforeseen technical nuances with the platform. We are updating the system and running additional rounds of validation to ensure the next sale is a better, more seamless experience. Despite the difficulties we encountered during the sale, we're optimistic and strongly believe that our continued work behind the scenes will lead to the results we intended all along – to improve your experience with our sales. Thank you for your understanding and continued support of HWC while we work hard behind the scenes to make this right.
  9. By Gary Barnum Our rare “naked” Hot Wheels releases – the popular ZAMAC editions – return for 2020 with some exciting vehicles. They’ll be showing off at your local Walmart stores beginning with Mix E in February. Stripped of paint, polished to a shine, these editions have become collector legends. They’re sure to stand out in your collection! Here we expose the first nine releases of the year; there will be nine more for us to reveal at a later date. 2020 ZAMAC Editions Mix E Checklist (February 2020): ’64 Chevy® Impala™ ’85 Honda City Turbo II Land Rover Series III Pickup 2020 ZAMAC Editions Mix F Checklist (March 2020): ’68 Chevy® Nova™ ’16 Bugatti Chiron Porsche 917 LH 2020 ZAMAC Editions Mix J Checklist (April 2020): ’64 Chevy® Nova™ Wagon ’87 Dodge D100 ’98 Subaru Impreza 22B STi-Version Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  10. By Allen Voivod Physical cars you can play with and collect in both the real world and the virtual world, Hot Wheels™ id is taking the racing world by storm! Mix 6 brings a combination of real-world speedsters and silver-screen rides to the competition. Which one will win out? That's all up to you and your skills! As with previous mixes, Hot Wheels™ id collectible cars have limited production runs and will be packaged in a new, premium box configuration designed with collectors in mind. These packages allow you to remove the car, then put your car back in for storage. To complete your collection, be sure to note which castings are available exclusively at Amazon or Target. Audi R8 LMS (2018 Premium Model) (Target exclusive!) Back To The Future Time Machine Batmobile™ (1989 Batman™) BMW i8 Roadster Custom '15 Ford Mustang DJ-Xpress HW50 Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy (Amazon exclusive!) Hot Wheels™ id Mix 6 Checklist: Audi R8 LMS (2018 Premium Model) (Target exclusive!) Back To The Future Time Machine Batmobile™ (1989 Batman™) BMW i8 Roadster Custom '15 Ford Mustang DJ-Xpress HW50 Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy (Amazon exclusive!) For more information and details, check out the special Hot Wheels™ id website at hotwheels.com/id. APP COMPATIBILITY: Before purchasing Hot Wheels™ id, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements below: Apple: iOS 11 or newer iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPad Air 2, iPad 5th Generation (2017), iPad 6th Generation (2018), iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro. (2016 and newer devices recommended) Android on Google Play: Android OS 8.0 or higher, 64 bit. RAM 3GB or higher Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+ Tab S4, Google Pixel (2016 and newer devices recommended) NOTE: The list of compatible devices may change at any time and without any notice. Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. Back to the Future is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios and U-Drive Joint Venture. Licensed by Universal Studios. All rights reserved. BATMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s20)
  11. By Allen Voivod It's becoming a bit of a tradition, this Japan Historics thing! The very first Car Culture mix, in its very first year (2016), was a Japan Historics mix. Two years later, a new mix of Japan Historics was included in the line. Now, it's 2020, and it's time for Japan Historics to make another appearance in this premium series of vehicles! All five entries in Mix 2 celebrate JDM stars with authentic deco and details, all-metal castings and Real Riders wheels. And just because it's our third time around the block, that doesn't mean this mix is without surprises. We've added two brand-new castings to the line, the '68 Mazda Cosmo Sport and the '75 Datsun Sunny Truck (B120). Looks like another must-own set to us! Nissan Skyline RS (KDR30) '85 Honda City Turbo II Nissan Silvia (CSP311) '75 Datsun Sunny Truck (B120) (New casting!) '68 Mazda Cosmo Sport (New casting!) (Click here for more images!) 2020 Car Culture Mix 2 – Japan Historics 3 Checklist: '68 Mazda Cosmo Sport (New casting!) '75 Datsun Sunny Truck (B120) (New casting!) '85 Honda City Turbo II Nissan Silvia (CSP311) Nissan Skyline RS (KDR30) Items and dates subject to change. Production items may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type.
  12. By Gary Barnum Blue seas. Warm sands. Cool, fruity drinks. The aroma of coconut in the air. And … the roar of engines! Our second Mystery Models theme of 2020 puts you in a vacation frame of mind. The Tropical Breeze mix features 12 vehicles with exotic décor. What’s your pleasure? Hawaii? Tahiti? Fiji? Where would you take a ride in your Hot Wheels if you could? What paradise would you like to see from the Twin Mill? What land of adventure would you expect to fit in while driving the Bone Shaker? Wherever you imagine going, start your trip with these Walmart exclusives. Note: Some of these cars will be gone faster than others, so be quick to collect the entire set. (Yes, we're saying not all are produced in the same quantities — we just can’t tell you which ones.) ’55 Chevy® 2013 Dodge Viper SRT ’14 Corvette® Stingray® Bone Shaker Carbonic Diesel Boy Monoposto Pharadox Rivited Rocket Box Twin Mill Zotic (Click here for more images!) 2020 Mystery Models Mix 2: Tropical Breeze Checklist: ’55 Chevy® 2013 Dodge Viper SRT ’14 Corvette® Stingray® Bone Shaker Carbonic Diesel Boy Monoposto Pharadox Rivited Rocket Box Twin Mill Zotic Items and dates subject to change. Production items may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, scale, body, and wheel type. Dodge and related logos, vehicle model names and trade dress are trademarks of FCA US LLC and used under license by Mattel, Inc. © 2020 FCA US LLC.
  13. By Gary Barnum We know how much you want to be in the Red Line Club, and we want you to know we appreciate it. Our recent offer sold out faster than a Hot Wheels car reaches the end of the orange track, so we’re going to open more memberships for you! Be ready to join the 2020 Red Line Club on March 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. PT. We’re going to offer members from 2019 a 36-hour Priority Window for renewal. After that, we’ll open any remaining memberships to everyone. You should note: there is a purchase limit of five memberships per household, and we take this very seriously. We will be auditing purchases to ensure that the first orders placed are renewals, and we’ll be watching for anyone who breaks the purchase limits. Our Agreement states that your membership may be revoked at our sole discretion if you are suspected of such behavior without refund. Don’t risk it. PLEASE NOTE: Memberships are limited, and you are not guaranteed one will be available for you to purchase. The Membership Kit: The annual membership car is always special. For 2020, we present the Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34). The GT-R just celebrated its 50th anniversary, while the R34 just celebrated its 20th. So when you join the RLC in 2020, you’re joining at least two celebrations! Specs: Features: Opening hood Body Color: Spectraflame purple Deco: Authentic manufacturer logos Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders 6-spoke wheels Base: Full-metal, matte-black-painted chassis and engine w/ painted details Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black w/ painted details Also included with your membership kit is a shiny 2020 RLC metal button featuring an image of the car in vintage Hot Wheels style, plus you’ll receive the 2020 RLC membership patch designed by our own Steve “HWC Van” Vandervate. The Membership: All the benefits below become part of your collecting experience when you join the 2020 RLC. You’ll get plenty of mileage from these! HWC Cars Priority Window: RLC members get an exclusive Priority Window on most of our online sales. Only RLC members can place orders during this Priority Window. The length of the Priority Window will be announced for each sale, but it will not be less than 24 hours. Our cars frequently don't last past the Priority Window, so this is your best chance to pick up your favorites. RLC Exclusive Cars: Many of the vehicles we release will only be offered to Red Line Club members, so make sure you join if want the exclusive opportunity to purchase certain items. RLC sELECTIONs: We’ll add another edition to the thrilling and innovative series this year. Our sELECTIONs editions are chosen with direct input from RLC members! It's your chance to help us with the creation process — vehicle, color, and wheels. Only club members get to vote for these, and we only offer them to club members when they become available. RLC Rewards Program: As a Red Line Club member, you will earn one Rewards Point per dollar spent on specified items in the Shop*. Watch for more details on this year’s Rewards program soon, but make sure you join now and start ordering merchandise to earn those Rewards Points. Free Shipping: As an RLC member, you will receive free Standard Shipping on any order totaling $49 or more**! The more you purchase, the more you save. Also, certain HWC site content is only for RLC eyes — you don't want to miss that kind of information. So are you ready to step up your collecting game? Pick up your Red Line Club membership, and start getting serious about having fun with Hot Wheels! Packaging: Each membership vehicle is packaged on a blister card with a collectible button in a Kar Keepers clamshell case Availability: Available only to 2019 RLC members for a 36-hour Priority Window beginning 3/10/20 at 9 a.m. PT Available to anyone beginning 3/12/20 at 9 a.m. PT (if not sold out) Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $29.99 plus shipping and processing each; extra charges may apply for express shipping or special handling (customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay additional shipping charges or taxes) We do offer international shipping to other countries; Please see shipping costs and details here (international shipping availability subject to change) 1 membership per individual email address; limit five (5) per household Refunds only, no exchanges Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. *Rewards Points are earned on product purchase price after any coupons and discounts are applied, and exclude dollars spent on shipping, tax, and membership fees. Points are earned on specified items throughout the earning period for use on site during the Redemption Period late in 2020. **Valid after discounts and before shipping, handling, and/or taxes are added and applies automatically at checkout. Must select Standard Shipping to qualify. Not applicable to initial RLC membership purchase; will apply to purchases made thereafter. Excludes shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Puerto Rico, international, P.O. Box, and APO/FPO addresses. Expires at 11:59 p.m. ET on 12/31/2020. Please note: RLC Membership only entitles you to receive the membership kit, the free shipping offer, and the exclusive content described here. RLC Membership also provides the opportunity to purchase RLC-exclusive items; the opportunity to purchase HWC items during announced RLC priority sales windows; and the opportunity to redeem Rewards Points for various items. Memberships are limited, and you are not guaranteed one will be available for you to purchase.
  14. By Allen Voivod Mobs, mobs, and more mobs! When you play Minecraft, you may encounter some dangerous groups of creatures – and some comparatively mild ones, too. For our second mix of Gaming Character Cars for 2020, we've gone to the overworld and brought back designs inspired by hostile, neutral, and passive mobs you may encounter. New to our Minecraft Character Cars is the Ocelot, rare in the game and found in jungles. We have to warn you, though – offering our version raw cod or raw salmon won't get it to trust you, or to breed more ocelots. But that's a good thing, right? No smelly fish mess, no wild kittens running around, and no sweaty jungle to endure – just awesome castings to remind you why Minecraft is one of the best-selling video games of all time! Creeper Enderman Skeleton Iron Golem Spider Zombie Ocelot (New casting!) (Click here for more images!) 2020 Gaming Character Cars Mix 2 – Minecraft Checklist: Creeper Enderman Iron Golem Ocelot (New casting!) Skeleton Spider Zombie Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. © 2020 Mojang AB and Mojang Synergies AB. MINECRAFT and MOJANG are trademarks or registered trademarks of Mojang Synergies AB.
  15. HWC Staff

    Star Wars 2020 Starships Mix 2!

    By Allen Voivod Sometimes, the second installment in a Star Wars™ trilogy can have a darker tone. And for the second mix of our 2020 Star Wars™ Starships series, we're leaning toward the dark side, with four of the six castings representing bad guys from the blockbuster franchise. In this next mix, you'll find castings that span the saga. The Super Star Destroyer™, a brand-new Starships casting for 2020, is back for a second appearance. And joining the ranks of our Starships for the very first time is Darth Maul's Speeder™, the one he rode in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace on Tatooine™. (Darth Maul™ is molded into the casting, too!) In Star Wars™, there's always a push for balance, so we've sent the heroic Millennium Falcon™ and awesome B-wing Fighter™ flying into this mix for the Rebel Alliance. These additions will make even the most cynical of space smugglers say, "I've got a good feeling about this..." B-wing Fighter™ Darth Maul's Speeder™ (New casting!) Millennium Falcon™ Sith Infiltrator™ Super Star Destroyer™ TIE Fighter™ (Click here for more images!) 2020 Star Wars™ Starships Mix 2: B-wing Fighter™ Darth Maul's Speeder™ (New casting!) Millennium Falcon™ Sith Infiltrator™ Super Star Destroyer™ TIE Fighter™ Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.
  16. HWC Staff

    SpongeBob SquarePants Character Cars!

    By Allen Voivod If we sang, "Who lives in pineapple under the sea?" and you automatically yell "SpongeBob SquarePants!" then this is clearly the series for you. We're heading back to Bikini Bottom to test out the roads with these Character Cars based on your favorite denizens of the deep. And this time, we're adding Sandy Cheeks to the mix with a new casting! After more than two decades on television, successful movies, and worldwide acclaim, SpongeBob and his friends have become part of the fabric of our everyday lives and culture. With this set of castings, Hot Wheels joins the fun in its own special way. Now, if you're ready for some nautical nonsense, then get these cars for your collection! SpongeBob Patrick Squidward Plankton Mr. Krabs Sandy Cheeks (New casting!) (Click here for more images!) 2020 SpongeBob SquarePants Character Cars Checklist: Mr. Krabs Patrick Plankton Sandy Cheeks (New casting!) SpongeBob Squidward Items and dates subject to change. Production items may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations, and wheel type. © 2020 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Created by Stephen Hillenburg.
  17. By Allen Voivod Cowabunga! Your favorite pizza-loving, ninja-fighting, sewer-dwelling heroes have conquered comic books, animation, movies, video games, and a host of other media. But there's one thing they've never done until now – become Hot Wheels Character Cars! For our second HW Studio Character Cars mix of 2020, we're thrilled to welcome this totally tubular team, along with their archenemy, Shredder. The designs are inspired by the 1987 TMNT series, and you'll notice that signature elements like their weapons have been integrated into the final castings. So, let’s do this! These Turtles are ready to rev up and roll right into your Character Cars collection. Leonardo (New casting!) Donatello (New casting!) Michelangelo (New casting!) Raphael (New casting!) Shredder (New casting!) (Click here for more images!) HW Studio Character Cars Mix 2 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Donatello (New casting!) Leonardo (New casting!) Michelangelo (New casting!) Raphael (New casting!) Shredder (New casting!) Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. 2020 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
  18. By Gary Barnum Being the top-end cars that they are, a Lamborghini will set you back at least six figures. Makes it pretty hard to get your hands on one, but Hot Wheels is here to help you out! Our RLC Exclusive Lamborghini Countach LP500 S is not only a classic, but far more affordable. You can pick up your 1:64 edition at HWC on 5/5/20. SOLD OUT Featuring iconic opening scissor doors and a slick Spectraflame black finish, this release includes Real Riders Baja wheels with aero tires. It’s set into a sturdy acrylic case to help hold its value — and raise the value of your collection! Specs: Features: Opening scissor doors Body Color: Spectraflame black Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders Baja wheels w/ aero tires Base: Full-metal, Spectraflame black chassis w/ painted details Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Tan w/ painted details Packaging: Acrylic case w/ decorative outer box Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/12,000) Availability: Available Only to 2020 RLC Members (until item is sold out): 5/5/20 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $29.99 plus shipping and processing each; extra charges may apply for express shipping or special handling (customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay additional shipping charges or taxes) We do offer international shipping to other countries – please see shipping costs and details here (international shipping availability subject to change) Limit of ONE (1) per RLC Membership; limit five (5) per household (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) RLC Rewards Points: 30 Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  19. HWC Staff

    Hot Wheels 2020 Entertainment Mix 1!

    By Allen Voivod Some heroes can fly, and others can run really fast, but most of them need some kind of vehicle to chase down and defeat the bad guys! That's where the castings in Mix 1 of our 2020 HW Entertainment series come into play. For this introductory mix, you'll find two new castings that are close to our hearts – the Wind Raider™ from Masters of the Universe™, and the Thunder Tank from Thundercats™! Joining these animation arrivals are castings from film, TV, and comic books. However you like your heroics, you'll find something to get your heart racing in this mix! Ghost Rider Dodge Charger K.I.T.T. Super Pursuit Mode Lotus Espirit S1 Masters of the Universe™ Wind Raider™ Thundercats™ Thunder Tank (Click here for more images!) 2020 Entertainment Mix 1 Checklist: Ghost Rider Dodge Charger K.I.T.T. Super Pursuit Mode Lotus Espirit S1 Masters of the Universe™ Wind Raider™ (New casting!) Thundercats™ Thunder Tank (New casting!) Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. © 2020 MARVEL. ™ & © UNI The Spy Who Loved Me © 1977 Danjaq, MGM, CPII. The Spy Who Loved Me, , and related James Bond Trademarks, TM Danjaq. All rights reserved. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, MOPAR, Plymouth, RAM, SRT, HEMI and related logos, vehicle model names and trade dress are trademarks of FCA US LLC and used under license by Mattel, Inc. © 2020 FCA US LLC. THUNDERCATS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc and Ted Wolf. WB SHIELD: © & ™ WEBI. (s19)
  20. By Gary Barnum ¡Planea un viaje todoterreno con este '67 Ford Bronco! edición Collector, del 2019! Compra 20 vehículos Hot Wheels en tiendas Kmart o en Kmart.com desde el 31/03/2019 hasta el 05/06/2019 si quieres obtener esta increíble pieza promocional por correo. Especificaciones: Color de carrocería: Naranja Spectraflame Diseño: Techo blanco, líneas a los lados, guardabarros, logo de Hot Wheels, una franja azul y números "1" a los lados Carrocería: ZAMAC Llantas: Ruedas Real Riders de cinco rayos con neumáticos todoterreno Base: Chasis cromado con ZAMAC hecho completamente de metal Color de ventanas: Polarizadas, color humo Color del interior: Blanco perla ¿Quieres una excelente manera de obtener tus vehículos para esta promoción? Busca nuestras cajas especiales Kmart, disponibles en línea en Kmart.com a partir del 31/03/2019 o en nuestro evento del Día del Coleccionista de Hot Wheels de Kmart el 06/04/2019. Las cajas incluirán Variaciones Especiales con otros colores y lanzamientos de estreno de Hot Wheels. Para obtener la edición Collector del '67 Ford Bronco, clásico, solo tienes que seguir estas instrucciones (pero lee las REGLAS OFICIALES para obtener más información): Compra 20 vehículos básicos Hot Wheels en escala 1:64 seleccionados en tiendas Kmart o Sears participantes o en Kmart.com o Sears.com del 31/03/2019 al 05/06/2019. Los vehículos tienen que ser de los números de surtido indicados en las REGLAS OFICIALES. Envía los recibos originales, 20 blísteres (toda la pieza de cartón sin el vehículo o ventana de plástico) de cada vehículo que estés ordenando (límite de 10 vehículos por domicilio) y un formulario de pedido completo (llena el formulario e imprímelo), junto con un cheque o giro postal a nombre de MATTEL por USD 4,99 de manejo y envío por cada vehículo que ordenes, a: '67 Ford Bronco P.O. Box 1229 East Aurora, NY 14052 ADVERTENCIA: Todas las solicitudes deben tener una fecha postal anterior al 09/06/2019, o el mismo día, y deben ser recibidas antes del 17/06/2019. Límite de un '67 Ford Bronco , edición Collector, de Hot Wheels por cada 20 vehículos básicos que compres dentro del período promocional, sin importar en cuántos recibos estén esos 20 vehículos. La oferta está limitada a diez vehículos por domicilio por período promocional. Recibirás un '67 Ford Bronco, edición Collector, en escala 1:64. El envío del vehículo puede demorarse entre 8 y 12 semanas.
  21. By Allen Voivod Welcome to a new year of Car Culture from Hot Wheels! Our first mix of the year, Door Slammers, features racers like the ones you might have seen in Trans-Am events from back in the early 1970s. All five entries in this mix hug the turns with authentic deco and details. They looked highly customized, but the all-metal castings and Real Riders wheels always come standard on Car Culture castings. And the artwork on the blister cards is exactly that – art! The scenes depicted on each tie together to form a picture of one historic race to the finish! ’71 Porsche 911 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA ’71 Datsun 510 BMW 2002 ’70 Ford Escort RS1600 (Click here for more images!) 2020 Car Culture Mix 1 – Door Slammers Checklist: ’70 Ford Escort RS1600 ’71 Datsun 510 ’71 Porsche 911 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA BMW 2002 Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  22. By Allen Voivod In 2018 – the 50th Anniversary of Hot Wheels! – we released a bevy of cars especially for the celebration. 111, to be exact. We gathered them in a massive HWC 50th Anniversary Master Set, which sold out quickly when it went on sale last year. If you missed your chance to get that set, now you have a special opportunity to add it to your collection through a special charity auction for the Boys & Girls Club of Carson (CA). Their mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. And you can help! Click here to go to the auction site and place a bid. The auction runs through Wednesday, November 13th, and is scheduled to end between 7:30pm and 8:00pm Pacific Time. Place your bid now and support this worthy cause!
  23. By Gary Barnum Below are Hot Wheels retail series releases planned for March 2020. NOTE: Some mixes may show up at different times in different locations. But be ready to start searching! 2020 Hot Wheels Boulevard Mix 2: (Walmart) 2018 COPO Camaro® SS™ (New die-cast chassis!) Custom '62 Chevy® Pickup Koenigsegg Agera R Nissan Silvia (S15) Porsche 356 Outlaw 2020 Hot Wheels Entertainment Mix 2: (Widely available) Back to the Future Time Machine Deadpool Chimichanga Truck Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Lamborghini Aventador Coupé (New die-cast chassis!) TV Series Batmobile™ 2020 Flying Customs Mix 1: (Target) ’57 T-Bird ’68 Nova™ ’71 Datsun 510 ’13 COPO Camaro® Audacious Custom ’69 Volkswagen Squareback Custom ’72 Chevy® LUV™ Nissan Skyline RS (KDR30) 2020 HW Gaming Character Cars Mix 2 – Minecraft: (Widely available) Creeper Enderman Iron Golem Ocelot (New casting!) Skeleton Spider Zombie 2020 Mario Kart Item Boxes Mix 1: (Walmart) Banana (New casting!) Bob-omb (New casting!) Bullet Bill (New casting!) Goomba (New casting!) Green Shell (New casting!) Shell Trophy (New casting!) Monty Mole (New casting!) 2020 Minions Character Cars: (Widely available) Minion Bob (New casting!) Minion Carl (New casting!) Minion Kevin (New casting!) Minion Otto (New casting!) Minion Stuart Young Gru (New casting!) 2020 SpongeBob Character Cars: (Widely available) Mr. Krabs Patrick Plankton Sandy Cheeks (New casting!) SpongeBob Squidward 2020 HW Studio Character Cars Mix 3 – Star Wars 1: (Widely available) BB-8™ Chewbacca™ (w/ moving Bowcaster) Darth Vader™ (w/ swing-out Lightsaber™) First Order Stormtrooper™ Heavy Infantry Mandalorian™ (New casting!) The Mandalorian™ Nien Nunb™ (New casting!) Rey™ Items and dates subject to change.
  24. By Allen Voivod Muscle cars and rockin' beats – that's music to our ears! It's also a formula for success in the Fast and Furious franchise, and we're celebrating both with the second 2020 mix of this series: Motor City Muscle, sporting some of Detroit's greatest hits! And two of them are new castings: the '87 Buick® Grand National™ GNX and the Ford F-150 SVT Lightning. This high-octane series of premium castings features all-metal castings and Real Riders wheels. And as with the previous mix in the 2020 series, the blister cards each give you a taste of a location from the movie in which the car appeared. Can you guess them all before you make it down to the checklist? We'll give you a hint – four total movies are represented by the five cars in this mix. Ford F-150 SVT Lightning '72 Ford Gran Torino Sport '87 Buick® Grand National™ GNX '66 Chevy® Nova™ '61 Impala™ 2020 Fast & Furious Mix 2 – Motor City Muscle Checklist: '61 Impala™ (The Fate of the Furious – new die-cast chassis!) '66 Chevy® Nova™ (Fast Five) '72 Ford Gran Torino Sport (Fast & Furious – new die-cast chassis!) '87 Buick® Grand National™ GNX (Fast & Furious – new casting!) Ford F-150 SVT Lightning (The Fast and the Furious – new casting!) Items and dates subject to change. Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type. © Universal City Studios LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  25. By HWC Staff Thank you so much for being part of the Hot Wheels collecting community! Your support is greatly appreciated, and we're always looking for opportunities to improve your experiences with us. Last year, we told you about the migration to a new forum platform. Well, that migration is now complete! If you haven't yet checked out the new and improved forums, here are some of the features you'll find: Navigation: Navigation bar at the top of forums gives direct access to Forums, Galleries, Calendar, etc. Topic navigation appears at both the top and bottom of each discussion "Latest News" module on Forums landing page gives you access to most recent posts Search: Robust search tools added for Forums, News, Galleries, etc. "Activity Streams" allows you to create and save custom search filters Social: View and reply counts show which topics have the most engagement "Like" option (similar to other social platforms) added for all posts, to supplement sharing options "Online Users" option in the top nav lets you see who’s online "Follow" function and other forum notifications have been improved; you can now be notified via email of updates by specific users and updates to specific topics, and determine your personal preference for how often to receive those notifications We hope you enjoy the new and improved HWC forum experience! Be sure to contact us if you're having any problems accessing the new forums. Thank you for your patience while we performed the upgrade – we think the results are pretty awesome, and hope you do, too.
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