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  1. HWC Staff

    These Wheels Are a Scream: Halloween Series!

    By Gary Barnum If you’re doing it right, you probably plan your costume in advance. Not that you’d dress up as a Hot Wheels car – but you could. Prepare now for the scary season with our Halloween series! Six frightening rides feature foreboding deco with a fearsome jack-o’-lantern emblem. Entombed on a dark blister card, they will make for chilling races if you unleash them. But don’t worry – since they’re Hot Wheels, we’re sure you’ll come out ahead. Rigor Motor Torque Screw Covelight Rocket Box Altered Ego Power Rocket Look for these editions exclusively at select retailers including grocery, drug stores, and hobby stores beginning as early as July. Checklist: Altered Ego Covelight Power Rocket Rigor Motor Rocket Box Torque Screw 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.
  2. By Gary Barnum The Hot Wheels Collectors Convention has always been more than a gathering of collectors – it’s also a force for good. Through various events such as the Charity Auction, they continue to benefit revered charities such as Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. And you benefit, too! What: 33rd Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention Charity Auction When: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.) At the Charity Auction, you have a rare opportunity to grab yourself unique Hot Wheels items that no one else can get. (You need to be a Convention ticket holder to participate.) From pre-production pieces to test pieces to unproduced or custom pieces by our Hot Wheels designers, the Hot Wheels items below consist of First Shots, EPs, FEPs, and more. Items which you might have a chance to add to your collection include: ’41 Willys Gasser ’69 Camaro® Convertible ’69 Corvette® Racer ’69 Dodge Charger Daytona ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 ’71 Lamborghini Miura ’71 Porsche 911 ’82 Lamborghini LP500s ’87 Dodge D100 2018 COPO Camaro® Alien Baja Hauler Bone Shaker Cabbin’ Fever Custom Fleetside Dodge Challenger Funny Car Ford C800 Ford Mustang Cobra Head Starter Hotweiler Letter Getter Mercedes-AMG GT Mig Rig Ocelot Porsche RWB Rear Engine Dragster Rescue Ranger Shark Bite Super Volt Willys Gasser Items may vary from the photos shown.
  3. HWC Staff

    Walmart Entertainment Mix 5: SpongeBob!

    By Allen Voivod Hail, hail, the gang's all here! For our final Walmart-exclusive Entertainment mix of 2019, we've gathered many of the stars of the long-running series SpongeBob SquarePants. And by long-running, we're calling attention the fact that the show is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! You don't get to broadcast more than 250 episodes (and counting!) without a memorable cast of characters, and for this mix, you'll find six of them depicted on the sides of cars designed by the Hot Wheels team. After all, an original show like SpongeBob SquarePants deserves a set of equally original castings! Combat Medic (SpongeBob) Carbonic (Gary) Circle Trucker (Plankton) Bedlam (Squidward) Monster Dairy Delivery (Patrick) Ultra Rage (Mr. Krabs) Walmart Entertainment Mix 5 – SpongeBob Checklist: Bedlam (Squidward) Carbonic (Gary) Circle Trucker (Plankton) Combat Medic (SpongeBob) Monster Dairy Delivery (Patrick) Ultra Rage (Mr. Krabs) 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. © 2019 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.
  4. By Gary Barnum Are you game? Win big with our final 20-for-1 mail-in promotion of 2019 – the HW Collector Edition ’70 Chevelle™ Delivery! Get the big prize when you pick up 20 Hot Wheels cars at GameStop stores and/or GameStop.com from 10/26/19 to 12/14/19. Specs: Body Color: Spectraflame hugger orange Deco: Blue and white striping, Hot Wheels logo and “6” on sides Body type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders racing wheels w/ red stripe tampo Base: ZAMAC-plated Window Color: Light yellow-tinted Interior Color: Black Need a head start on delivering yourself the 20 cars you need for this promotion? Grab yourself the GameStop Exclusive mix, available at the GameStop Collector Event on 11/2/19 or at GameStop.com starting 10/26/19. These special cases will feature Exclusive Variations and First-To-Market Hot Wheels releases! To get your Collector Edition ’70 Chevelle™ Delivery, just follow these instructions (but please read the Official Rules for full details): Buy 20 selected 1:64 scale Hot Wheels Mainline (basic) cars at participating GameStop locations and/or GameStop.com from 10/26/19 to 12/14/19. Cars must be from the assortment numbers listed on the Official Rules. Mail the original cash register receipt(s), 20 blister cards (the entire cardboard piece, but not the car or plastic window) for each vehicle you order (limit of ten vehicles per household), and the completed order form (promotion has ended), along with $4.99 US shipping and processing for each vehicle you order – check or money order only (unless you pay online via credit card) – made payable to MATTEL to: ’70 Chevelle™ Delivery P.O. Box 1229 East Aurora, NY 14052 PLEASE NOTE: All requests must be postmarked by 12/18/19 and received by 12/26/19. Limit of one Hot Wheels Collector Edition ’70 Chevelle™ Delivery for every 20 basic cars you purchase within the promotional period, regardless of how many receipts those 20 cars are on. Offer is limited to ten vehicles per household per promotional period. Receive a 1:64 Collector Edition ’70 Chevelle™ Delivery. Allow 8 - 12 weeks for receipt of vehicle. 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 The holidays are great for bringing out a feeling of warm nostalgia. We think of past holidays and pleasant memories. This holiday season, we’ve got a little nostalgia for you – a long-standing collector favorite comes back to help us celebrate. The Volkswagen Drag Bus makes an appearance! Invite this sweet RLC Exclusive Holiday edition to your collection. Once almost an annual mainstay, the Volkswagen Drag Bus hasn’t seen a release at HWC since our Series 14 edition back in 2016. It’s a welcome tradition, perfect for a holiday edition! Featuring festive candy cane holiday décor and Neo-Classics whitewall wheels with gold hubs, this is the present you want to bring home for the holidays. Sold Out Specs: Features: Opening body Body Color: Spectraflame steel blue Deco: Hot Wheels logo, candy canes, and snow on sides; "Happy Holidays" message on top Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Neo-Classics whitewall wheels w/ gold hubs Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis and engine Window Color: Clear Interior Color: Gold Packaging: RLC blister card w/ representational art Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/10,000) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 12/17/19 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $19.99 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 (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  6. By Gary Barnum Below are Hot Wheels retail series releases planned for December 2019. 2020 Hot Wheels Boulevard Mix 1: (Walmart) ’67 Camaro® ’83 Chevy® Silverado 4x4 Bone Shaker Nissan Skyline GT-R (BCNR33) Volkswagen T1 Panel Bus 2020 Car Culture Mix 1 – Door Slammers: (Widely available) ’70 Ford Escort RS1600 ’71 Datsun 510 ’71 Porsche 911 (New die-cast chassis!) Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA BMW 2002 2020 Fast & Furious Mix 1 – Fast Tuners: (Widely available) 2016 Subaru WRX STI (New casting!) Honda Civic EG (New casting!) Mazda RX-7 FD Nissan 240SX (S14) Nissan Silvia (S15) 2020 Pop Culture Mix 1 – Led Zeppelin: (Widely available) ’67 Austin Mini Van Combat Medic Haulin' Gas Hiway Hauler Super Van 2020 Star Wars™ Starships Mix 1: (Widely available) AT-AT™ Boba Fett's Slave 1™ Millennium Falcon™ Rebel Snowspeeder™ Super Star Destroyer™ (New casting!) X-wing Fighter™ – Red Five 2020 Target Red Editions Mix 1 (Hot Wheels Mainline Mix C): (Target) Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Gotta Go Indy 500 Oval 2020 Walmart American Steel: (Walmart) ’61 Impala ’64 Galaxie 500 ’66 Ford 427 Fairlane ’67 Pontiac® Firebird™ ’69 Mercury Cougar ’69 Shelby GT 500 ’70 Buick® GSX™ ’70 Camaro® ’70 Pontiac® GTO™ Judge ’72 Ford Gran Torino Sport 2020 Walmart Premium Sets Mix 1: (Walmart) Aero Lift with: Datsun 510 Wagon Nissan Fairlady Z Nissan Laurel 2000 SGX NOTE: These are probable dates; some mixes may show up at different times in different locations. But you know you don’t want to wait – be on the lookout! Items and dates subject to change.
  7. By Gary Barnum With its wedge shape and scissor doors, it would become an exotic car icon after first appearing in the early 1970s. By the time we reached the ’82 Lamborghini Countach LP500 S, it featured a power upgrade courtesy of a 4.8-liter engine. Upgrade your collection with our RLC Exclusive release on 12/10/19! Just over 300 of the original 1:1 scale LP500 S were released. For the first release of this casting for Hot Wheels, our tooling features the opening scissor doors. This edition also features Real Riders aero wheels with gold hubs. Keeping it classy, it’s encased in acrylic. It will be an astonishing addition to your collection. SOLD OUT Specs: Features: Opening scissor doors Body Color: Spectraflame red Deco: Authentic manufacturer logos Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders aero wheels w/ light micro gold hubs Base: Full-metal, matte black-painted chassis w/ painted details Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Tan w/ painted details Packaging: Acrylic case in decorative outer box Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/12,500) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 12/10/19 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 (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  8. By Gary Barnum Did you miss the Red Line Club membership sale earlier this year? Well, we’ve got good news for you! We’re making more 2019 Red Line Club memberships available. So if you’ve been missing out on HWC and RLC editions, this is a good place to get in; membership includes the RLC Exclusive Custom Camaro®! The Membership Kit: For this year’s membership car, we’ve chosen a favorite of many collectors: the classic Custom Camaro® with opening hood and Neo-Classics Redline wheels. Specs: Features: Opening hood Body Color: Spectraflame black Deco: Thin red stripe across front Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Neo-Classics Redline wheels Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis and engine Window Color: Clear Interior Color: Red w/ black-painted steering wheel Also included with your membership kit is a vintage-style 2019 RLC metal button featuring an image of the car. Plus you’ll receive a cool 2019 RLC membership patch, designed by our own Steve “HWC Van” Vandervate. The Membership: You can start to enjoy the membership benefits outlined below when you become a member of the 2019 Red Line Club. The membership is a great value at $24.99—the same price as when it began in 2002! RLC 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 don’t miss the best chance you’ll have of getting your favorites. RLC Exclusive Cars: We’ll continue our innovative and exciting RLC sELECTIONs series this year. It means we’ll add another scorching hot release chosen with direct input from you — our RLC members! It’s your chance to help us with the creation process of an edition you want to see — and you help us choose color and wheels, too. Only club members get to vote for these, and we only offer them to club members when they become available. You may also notice other RLC Exclusive releases. Whenever this happens, you’ll definitely want to make sure your membership is up to date—if you’re not a member, you won’t be able to get these RLC Exclusive releases. RLC Rewards Program: As a Red Line Club member, you will earn one Rewards Point per dollar spent on most HWC items in the shop* — not just on HWC Series editions, as in previous years. You’ll also be able to earn Rewards Points on orders you place outside of the Priority Window! Some exceptions may apply, and will be noted on the individual product pages where that’s the case. Later in the year, you will be given Rewards Codes to redeem for special merchandise and other various items. We’ll have more Rewards details for you in a separate article later, but the thing to remember is that you can’t get any Rewards if you don’t join the club and order merchandise. 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 if you missed your first chance at the 2019 RLC Membership and that Custom Camaro®, this is your chance to jump in the Club! *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 2019. **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 12/31/2019. Packaging and Quantities: Each membership vehicle is packaged on a blister card with a collectible button in a Kar Keepers clamshell case Availability: Available to HWC account holders beginning 5/21/19 at 9 a.m. PT (Signing up for HWC is quick and easy… click here to get started!) Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $24.99 plus shipping and processing; customers shipping to Canada may be required to pay an additional shipping charge We do offer international shipping to additional countries; for the list of available countries and more shipping options and information, click here (international shipping availability subject to change) Membership is limited to one per person/email address 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.
  9. HWC Staff

    RLC Exclusive Honda S2000 on 10/8!

    By Gary Barnum Honda released the S2000 in 1999, celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary. I guess that makes 2019 the Honda S2000’s 20th anniversary? Anniversaries and hot roadsters kinda go together, so here’s what you should do: pick up the RLC Exclusive Honda S2000 here at HWC on 10/8. Technically a roadster, the S2000 is said to perform like a sports car or even a race car. It was a leap in Honda’s reputation, and the manufacturer produced it for 10 years, ending its run in 2009. But you can still get one – from us, of course. The casting makes its HWC debut featuring a Spectraflame dark orange finish — a tribute to the rare Imola orange version of the S2000 — and Real Riders 6-spoke wheels. It’s one slick little ride! Specs: • Body Color: Spectraflame dark orange • Deco: Matte black roof and hood • Body Type: ZAMAC • Wheels: Real Riders 6-spoke wheels • Base: Full-metal, matte-black-painted chassis • Window Color: Light smoke-tinted • Interior Color: Black Packaging: RLC blister card in Kar Keepers clamshell case Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/10,000) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 10/8/19 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $19.99 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 (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) Rewards Points for RLC Memberships (per purchase): 20 Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  10. By Allen Voivod If you love pictures of Hot Wheels vehicles, we bet you'll be in asphalt heaven with pictures of hundreds of them on one poster! And if you love collecting Hot Wheels, then you need a guide to help you get 'em all in your garage. Either way, our 2019 Mainline Poster Set is just the thing to satisfy your driving desires! This multi-part set was available in four waves: Wave 1: Featuring 10 mini collections with all castings shown (including three Treasure Hunt castings) – SOLD OUT Wave 2: Featuring 10 mini collections with all castings shown (including seven Treasure Hunt castings) – SOLD OUT Wave 3: Featuring 10 mini collections with all castings shown (including five Treasure Hunt castings) – SOLD OUT Wave 4: Featuring all 30 mini collections with all castings shown (including 15 Treasure Hunt castings) – SOLD OUT View All Posters! Wave 1 (Sold Out) Wave 2 (Sold Out) Wave 3 (Sold Out) Wave 4 (Sold Out)
  11. By Gary Barnum The Skyline can trace its roots to royalty. The first Skyline was produced by the Prince Motor Company in 1957. It eventually made its way to Nissan, of course, and became the legend we know and love. Make it the jewel in the crown of your collection with the RLC Exclusive ’01 Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34) on 11/12/19! The original Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34) was not released in North America. This edition gives you a chance to get a pristine edition with opening hood (a first for this casting), Real Riders 6-spoke wheels, and lots of detailing at a more affordable price. Make a noble effort to get yours! Specs: Features: Opening hood (First time for this casting!) Body Color: Spectraflame Race Team blue Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders 6-spoke wheels Base: Full-metal, matte black-painted chassis w/ painted details and engine w/painted details Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Black w/ painted details Packaging: RLC blister card 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): 11/12/19 at 9 a.m. PT Pricing and Purchase Limits: Priced at $19.99 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 (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  12. HWC Staff

    Walmart Entertainment Mix 4: Fast & Furious!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Allen Voivod It's time to talk about Mix 4 in our Walmart-exclusive Entertainment Series … or better yet, we can let these high-octane castings do the talking for us! For this latest mix, we're bringing you a set of cars from across the Fast & Furious franchise. Selecting a crew like this is no easy task, especially with so many worthy candidates from which to choose. So we picked one speedster each from six of the blockbuster movies that were vehicles – pun intended! – for bringing adrenaline-fueled street racing to mainstream attention. Buick® Grand National™ (Fast & Furious) '95 Mazda RX-7 (The Fast and the Furious) Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (2 Fast 2 Furious) '70 Monte Carlo™ (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift) Nissan 370Z (Fast Five) '61 Chevrolet® Impala™ (The Fate of the Furious) Walmart Entertainment Mix 4 – Fast & Furious Checklist: Buick® Grand National™ (Fast & Furious) '61 Chevrolet® Impala™ (The Fate of the Furious) '70 Monte Carlo™ (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift) '95 Mazda RX-7 (The Fast and the Furious) Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (2 Fast 2 Furious) Nissan 370Z (Fast Five) Fast & Furious is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. 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.
  13. HWC Staff

    Fast & Furious Mix 4 Goes Off-Road!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Allen Voivod Our Fast & Furious Premium Assortment for 2019 is about to do something you might not expect. But then again, you should be ready for surprise turns from this franchise! "Furious Off-Road," our fourth mix in this series, features castings that perform just fine without asphalt under their tires, thank you very much. And four of the five are new tools! Like the previous mixes in this assortment, these latest entries feature all-metal castings and Real Riders wheels. As for the blister cards, if you look carefully, you'll see another car from the mix driving behind the featured car. And is that airplane moving? Yup, you'll see its progress across the sky as you look from 1 to 5. Keep an eye on your local pegs, you should be seeing these soon! Subaru WRX STI (new diecast chassis!) 1991 Mercedes-Benz G-Class (new tool!) Land Rover Defender 110 Hard Top (new tool!) 1967 Off Road Camaro™ (new tool!) Hummer® H1 (new tool!) Fast & Furious Mix 4 – Furious Off-Road Checklist: 1967 Off Road Camaro™ (new tool!) 1991 Mercedes-Benz G-Class (new tool!) Hummer® H1 (new tool!) Land Rover Defender 110 Hard Top (new tool!) Subaru WRX STI (new diecast chassis!) © Universal City Studios LLC. All Rights Reserved. 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.
  14. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum Below are Hot Wheels retail series releases planned for August 2019. 2019 Car Culture Mix 5 – Street Tuners: (Widely available) ’95 Mazda RX-7 ’96 Nissan 180 SX Type X Honda S2000 Nissan Silvia (S15) Pandem Subaru BRZ (New Tool!) 2019 Pop Culture Mix 3 – The Beatles: (Widely available) Combat Medic Custom GMC Panel Van Deco Delivery Quick D-Livery Volkswagen T1 Panel Bus 2019 Target Throwback Mix 2: (Target) ’55 Corvette® ’64 Impala™ ’70 Camaro® ’73 Pontiac® Firebird® ’15 Dodge Challenger SRT Cockney Cab II Corvette® C6 Humvee® 2019 Team Transport Mix 3: (Widely available) Aero Lift w/ Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34) Sakura Sprinter w/ Nissan Skyline HT 2000GT-X Volkswagen T1 Transporter Pickup w/ Porsche 356A Outlaw 2019 Walmart Entertainment Mix 4 – Fast & Furious: (Walmart) ’61 Chevrolet® Impala™ (The Fate of The Furious) ’70 Monte Carlo™ (The Fast and The Furious) ’95 Mazda RX-7 (The Fast and The Furious) Buick® Grand National™ (Fast & Furious) Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (The Fast and The Furious) Nissan 370Z (Fast Five) NOTE: These are probable dates; some mixes may show up at different times in different locations. But you know you don’t want to wait – be on the lookout! Items and dates subject to change.
  15. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Allen Voivod Our Team Transport Premium Assortment has more hauling to do, and more surprises in store for you! Mix 3 for 2019 is hitting the pegs, and you'll be pleased to see a new tool joining the fun – the Aero Lift flatbed hauler! It's carrying a Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34), with deco based on the iconic Nismo livery. The MOMO-deco Porsche 356A Outlaw is also new to the series, with a race-inspired livery of our own design. As with all the Team Transport duos, both the car and the rig hauling it feature coordinated deco. And, befitting the Car Culture badge they carry, the quality and level of detail on these castings is beyond superb. Go get 'em before they hit the road! Nissan Skyline HT 2000GT-X/Sakura Sprinter Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34)/Aero Lift (new tool!) Porsche 356A Outlaw/Volkswagen Transporter T1 Pickup Team Transport Mix 3 Checklist: Nissan Skyline GT-R (BNR34)/Aero Lift (new tool!) Nissan Skyline HT 2000GT-X/Sakura Sprinter Porsche 356A Outlaw/Volkswagen Transporter T1 Pickup 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.
  16. HWC Staff

    It's a "Desert Rally" for Car Culture Mix 4!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Allen Voivod Our Car Culture Premium Assortment for 2019 is about to do something it's never done before! Never before have these all-metal castings been created in honor of off-road racing, but now it's time to add that to the mix. Mix #4, in specific – the "Desert Rally" set of five. Turns out that Real Riders wheels are a perfect fit here, too, and we're thrilled to debut a new tool – the Volkswagen "Baja Bug"! It features a removable roof rack, and a spare tire as well. All five castings feature decos from our designers' adrenaline-fueled imaginations and inspired by authentic racing liveries. They look so real, you'll want to take them out to the dunes immediately, but don't! Use your own imagination instead, and keep these clean and safe in your collection at home. '70 Oldsmobile 442 '80 Dodge Macho Power Wagon '88 Jeep® Wagoneer '17 Ford F-150 Raptor Volkswagen "Baja Bug" (new tool!) Car Culture Mix 4 – Desert Rally Checklist: '70 Oldsmobile 442 '80 Dodge Macho Power Wagon '88 Jeep® Wagoneer '17 Ford F-150 Raptor Volkswagen "Baja Bug" (new tool!) 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.
  17. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum When Mattel began issuing Hot Wheels cars, wild orange track was being laid right behind them. This iconic accessory allows you to use your Hot Wheels for mystifying stunts. We dedicate the last Mystery Models mix of 2019 to these performances! Pull into Walmart if you wanna find ’em. 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're just not telling you which ones.) ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 ’71 Datsun 510 Wagon Cruise Bruiser Formula Flashback Formula Street La Fasta Loop Coupe Mazda Furai Sky Dome Torque Twister Twinduction Volkswagen Caddy Mystery Mix 3 Checklist: ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 ’71 Datsun 510 Wagon Cruise Bruiser Formula Flashback Formula Street La Fasta Loop Coupe Mazda Furai Sky Dome Torque Twister Twinduction Volkswagen Caddy 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.
  18. HWC Staff

    Exclusive Fast & Furious Box Set on Amazon!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum The Fast and the Furious launched a franchise that has kept our hearts racing as fast as the cars in the films. Hot Wheels has captured that level of excitement with our Fast & Furious series this year—especially with this Amazon-exclusive boxed set of racers which appeared in the first film! With authentic deco and logos, these street racers feature full-metal castings with Real Riders wheels. Fixed on blister cards that convey a feeling of night speed, these form a panoramic view when laid side-by-side. Now packed in a decorative collector box! Race over to Amazon.com to catch your rides! Nissan 240SX (S14) '95 Mitsubishi Eclipse '95 Mazda RX7 Volkswagen Jetta Mk3 Nissan Skyline GT-R (BCNR33) Checklist: '95 Mazda RX7 '95 Mitsubishi Eclipse Nissan 240SX (S14) Nissan Skyline GT-R (BCNR33) Volkswagen Jetta Mk3 © Universal City Studios LLC. All Rights Reserved. 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.
  19. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Allen Voivod San Diego Comic-Con kicks off July 17th, and pre-orders for the Armored Batmobile™ at the Mattel Shop ended June 23rd. The details about pre-ordering, and for buying it at Mattel’s SDCC booth, are below. But first, have a look at the convention edition collectible you can score from Mattel! Armored Batmobile ™ ($25) Hot Wheels joins the BATMAN™ 80th Anniversary celebration with this show-stopping tribute to the BATMOBILE™ featured in 1989’s hit film, Batman™. Poised for action in a dark GOTHAM CITY™ alley with BATMAN™ himself standing guard, this crime-fighting machine is ready for anything. When trouble comes, a protective armored shell is magically revealed and lowered onto the BATMOBILE™, cocooning it from evil in all its forms! Now, we need you to take note of the following: You MUST be an SDCC ticket holder. If you are not, then you will not be able to purchase this item. We’ll have a limited supply on hand for purchase at SDCC, too, so if you’ve got a ticket to the show, you’ll have a shot at getting this item. Good luck, and have a great time at SDCC! Purchase limits per item and per customer may apply. Attendee must visit the Mattel booth (#2945) at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con: San Diego Convention Center, 111 Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101, for the opportunity to purchase this item. 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. BATMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)
  20. HWC Staff

    Change to Saved Credit Card Information

    We're posting today to let you know we've performed a shop update related to the encryption of stored credit card information. All of your information is safe! No data breach or vulnerability of any kind has occurred. This was simply a routine system procedure. However, when we performed this update, all saved credit card information was purged from our system. If you had a saved credit card on file, you will need to add it back to your profile, now that our update is complete. Please log in to your account and re-enter your credit card details and billing information. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding as we continue to provide a safe and secure shopping experience at HotWheelsCollectors.com.
  21. HWC Staff

    RLC Exclusive '17 Ford Raptor!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum If you’ve ever owned a pickup, you know how it goes: you’re everyone’s best friend when it’s time for them to move. Speaking of pickups and moving, our ’17 Ford Raptor features a lot of moving parts! But you better move quick if you want to get one when we offer our RLC Exclusive edition at HWC on 11/5. This version of the ’17 Ford Raptor debuted on HWC in 2018. It features both an opening hood and an opening tailgate! And if that isn’t enough to move you, this release features the ever-popular Gulf Racing deco. Add Real Riders Baja wheels with off-road tires, and you’ve got a pickup that not only moves, but can move over a lot of terrain. This piece also features a sturdy acrylic case. That way it’s easy to display no matter where you move. Just remember it’s an RLC car (exclusive for RLC members). Specs: Features: Opening hood and tailgate Body Color: Gulf powder blue Deco: Marigold orange striping w/ authentic logos Body Type: ZAMAC Wheels: Real Riders Baja wheels w/ off-road tires Base: Full-metal, chrome-plated chassis and engine Window Color: Light smoke-tinted Interior Color: Gray w/ painted details Packaging: Acrylic case in decorative outer box Each vehicle features an individually numbered sticker (xxx/10,000) Availability: Available Only to RLC Members (until item is sold out): 11/5/19 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 (if quantities remain, limits may be increased or lifted at our sole discretion) Refunds only, no exchanges Production cars may vary from the photos shown. Mattel reserves the right to modify the color, decorations and wheel type.
  22. HWC Staff

    Coming Soon: A New HWC/RLC Forum Platform!

    By Allen Voivod 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. We're thrilled to announce a coming change – to a newer, more modern, and fully supported forum experience. On Monday, 10/28 at 12:01am, the forums will shut down and begin the migration to a new provider. With the migration comes a number of significant upgrades, including (but not limited to): The forums will be mobile-optimized, for a better experience on phones and tablets. The ability to follow conversations and get updates on new replies has been revamped and improved. Private messaging between forum members will feature a new and easier-to-use interface. Before October 28th, we recommend that you do the following: Save a copy (on your own computer or device) of any messages in your inbox that you want to keep. Messages in your forum mailboxes will not be migrated to the new platform. Download copies of any images from your photo gallery, as a precaution against the unexpected. The plan is for all photos to be preserved, though the photo gallery functionality will be returning at a later date. But we recommend downloading copies of them just in case. Please note: We expect to go live by 11/8. So it won’t be too long before you can access the new and improved version of the HWC/RLC forums.
  23. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum Seems like every year, the holiday season comes at us like … well … like a Hot Wheels car rushing at us down an orange track. The sooner you start planning what’s going under the tree or in the stocking, the better. Our Hot Wheels Holiday series is here to help! These editions of collector favorites feature festive colors and decorations. And don’t miss the one with a variant “2020” blister card… It’s the Carbonator. I wonder what carbonated beverage goes best with New Year’s Eve? They’ll be arriving at select retailers including grocery, drug stores, and hobby stores soon, and you’ll be able to find this series at Walmart, too. Rockster Screamliner Audacious Scorcher Muscle Tone Carbonator Hot Wheels Holiday Checklist: Audacious Carbonator Muscle Tone Rockster Scorcher Screamliner 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.
  24. HWC Staff

    HWC Charity Custom Challenge Returns!

    .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum It’s been a couple years since we held the first HWC Charity Custom Challenge. Due to popular demand, we’ve revived it for the Charity Auction at this October's Convention! What: 33rd Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention When: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Marriott LAX – Los Angeles, CA Info: Click here for more information We offered four of our high-end HWC style editions to some of the hottest customizers in the field. A full dozen of them volunteered their time and talents to help Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. Your participation in the Auction will also help. We asked the customizers to take the four cars and remake them into a special 4-car set. Anything goes: new paint, swap wheels, modify, chop, add... In the end, each customizer's 4-car set just has to scream "Hot Wheels" and blow bidders away at the Auction. That's 12 4-car sets, each customized differently! The four cars we provided to each customizer to start with include a little something for everyone. They are as follows: 2018 RLC Membership Datsun Bluebird Holiday Texas Drive 'Em HWC O16 Custom Barracuda HWC Series Pit Crew Car And here are the 12 participating customizers to whom we are grateful for taking the time to make this a special Charity event: Joe Alvarado Doug Austin Albert Avila Matthew Duncan Dino Laspada Tony "EssDee" Monzon Bryan Pope Paul Spradlin Chris "Nightstalker" Walker Dante Walker Jordan Walker Marcia Walker These very special, one-of-a-kind sets can only be had by bidding during the Charity Auction at the Convention. And you help a good cause by helping your collection. Very exclusive! You wanna be part of that, don’t you? Hope to see you there!
  25. .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description img{ width:100%; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid img{ width:100%; margin: 0 0 5% 0; } .pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description .container-fluid{ padding:0 0 0 0; } .pluck-login-comment-wrapper, .pluck-login-comment-links-wrapper { width: 100%!important; max-width: 600px!important; } .mattelBlogWrapper div.pluck-publicBlogs-blogPost-description { overflow-x: hidden!important; } By Gary Barnum Below are Hot Wheels retail series releases planned for July 2019. 2019 Halloween: (Select retailers including grocery, drug stores, and hobby stores) Altered Ego Covelight Power Rocket Rigor Motor Rocket Box Torque Screw 2019 Larry Wood 50th Anniversary: (Walmart) ’68 Dodge Dart ’69 Ford Mustang Bone Shaker Custom ’53 Chevy® Pass’n Gasser Purple Passion Rodger Dodger Shelby Cobra Daytona Street Rodder Wild Thing 2019 Satin & Chrome: (Select retailers including grocery, drug stores, and hobby stores) ’63 Chevy® II ’70 Plymouth Superbird ’71 Datsun 510 Wagon Aristo Rat Custom ’67 Pontiac® Firebird® Custom ’71 El Camino® Gotta Go 2019 Walmart Auto Mix 4 – Forza Horizon 4: (Walmart) ’92 BMW M3 ’96 Nissan 180SX Type X Aston Martin 1963 DB5 Lamborghini Veneno Porsche 911 GT2 (993) Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe NOTE: These are probable dates; some mixes may show up at different times in different locations. But you know you don’t want to wait – get hunting! Items and dates subject to change.
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