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Hot Wheels news updated September 27, 2016

Postby PVDizbon » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:16 pm

For more NEW diecast news click here http://www.hallsguide.com/ (NEW BLOGLINK)

The next KMart collectors event is November !, here's a link to buy an unopened event case from September's event !! ...
http://www.kmart.com/hot-wheels-36-pack-collectors-bundle-september-2016/p-004W009071450001P?plpSellerId=Kmart&prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1

September 27, 2016 I found a new Thunderbolt 9-pack exclusive, click the photo to see a larger version !
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April 10, 2016
Another Car Culture mix will be called "Redliners", 1 car announced is the '68 Mercury Cougar !

March 29, 2016
More Car Culture mixes to come...

Mix B - Euro Style:
- VW Golf Mk7 (New model!)
- '92 BMW E-30 M3
- Porsche GT3 RS
- Porsche 993 GT2
- Fiat 500

Mix C - Trucks:
- '72 Ford Ranchero
- Subaru Brat
- Chevy Silverado
- Datsun 620
- Ford F-250

Mix D - Track Day:
- Porsche 964 (New model!)
- '78 Porsche 935
- '70 Chevy Chevelle
- VW Karmann Ghia
- Datsun Bluebird 510

March 9, 2016
The next Walmart-exclusive Zamac cars will be in the J-case mix, the cars will be the '70 Plymouth AAR Cuda, Chevy Blazer 4x4, and Morris Mini !

March 7, 2016
The 2016 "Scavenger Hunt" series will be in J cases and probably be Kroger stores-only:
1. Mountain Mauler
2. Hypertruck
3. F-Racer
4. Maelstrom

January 25, 2016
TWO Ghostbusters 2-packs are coming and will probably be hobby-only & "Available second quarter 2016"
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A MOTORCYCLE ??

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The 2016 Leap Year car is the ’67 Chevelle SS 396 and is starting to hit stores now !

The first 4 batches of 2016 Car Culture :
A-mix "Japan Historics"
B-mix "Euro Style"
C-mix "Trucks"
D-mix "Track Day"


The 2016 F mix SUPER HUNT will be the '69 Dodge Chargers Daytona in green !

There is a new Batman Vs Superman set coming with 8 cars total:

1) Twin Mill
2) Rockster
3) Mad Manga
4) ???
5) Muscle Tone
6) ???
7) ???
and an 8th car with "Hero Wanted" on the cardbback (possibly a chase piece ?)

The 2015 Holiday car series will consist of 6 cars:

1. Island Hopper
2. '67 Custom Mustang
3. '10 Ford Shelby GT500 Supersnake
4. GT-03
5. Volkswagon Brasilia
6. Ford Gangster Grin

October 30th, 2015 Here's a little more 2016 news !

The first 4 mixes of 2016 Car Culture:

Mix A Japan Historics (Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-X, [b]'71 Datsun 510 Wagon
, Mazda RX3 & more)
Mix B Euro Style ('92 BMW M3, VW Golf MK7 & more)
Mix C Trucks
Mix D Track Day[/b]

Mix "E" of the 2015 REDLINES HERITAGE series hitting stores now with :

’68 Olds Cutlass Convertible
’69 Chevy Camaro Coupe
Aston Martin 1963 DB5
Neet Streeter
Texas Drive ’Em
Porsche 917-K

The first mailin car for 2016 will be the .... Blown Delivery !!!

The Redline Club membership car for 2016 will be the '55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser !

--RLC Subscription castings:

Neo Classics - Custom Convoy & Custom Camaro
Real Riders - Custom Barracuda & Drag Delivery

--Other RLC cars will be a '63 Studebaker Champ truck & a Captain America car

--The LEAP YEAR CAR will be the '67 Chevelle SS 396

--There will be a new BMW set including the BMW K1300R & BMW M3 GT2

--The first batch of 2016 Pop Culture will be Star Trek with the Quick D-Livery, Baja Breaker, Deco Delivery and others !

--2016 Marvel: GMC Motorhome, Haulin' Gas, '55 Chevy Panel and others

September 7, 2015 A TRUCKS series of 8 trucks coming soon:

2008 Ford F-150
Custom '69 Chevy Pickup
'78 Ford Pickup
Datsun 620
Nissan Titan
Custom Ford Bronco
Chevy Silverado
'10 Toyota Tundra

Details here : http://lamleydlm.blogspot.com/2015/09/just-unveiled-hot-wheels-8-vehicle.html

COMING THIS OCTOBER, WALMART-ONLY HW Camouflage Series of 6 vehicles .......

'67 Shelby GT-500
'68 Chevy Nova
'79 Ford Pickup
'12 Camaro ZL1 Concept
Rodger Dodger
Tail Dragger

Photos & details are here : http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com/news/hw-camouflage-series-theyll-hiding-out-walmart-1

The Kroger exclusive 2015 Halloween 4-car set is disappointing:

Hi I.Q.
Screamliner
What-4-2
16 Angels
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PHOTOS COURTESY OF JOE JACKSON

Aug 14, 2015 Yet another Batman 6-car set is starting to hit stores now !

A NEW Spiderman 10-car set is hitting stores in Canada, will it also be in the U.S. ??

For the 2016 mainlines listing (a work in progress), please click here http://www.hallsguide.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7495

The last 2 batches of Pop Culture for 2015:

E case --- STAR WARS in stores now

Dream Van XGW Panel
Quick D-Livery
Spoiler Sport
Volkswagen Drag Truck
Haulin Gas
1985 Chevrolet Astro Van

F case --- SUPER MARIO BROS. due in October

Dairy Delivery
A-0K
School Busted
8 Crate Delivery
Cool-One
VW T1 Panel Bus

July 14,2015 Part 4 of the 2015 Hot Wheels poster http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com/news/news.aspx?news_id=wp7598#.VaWHVaRVikq is supposed to be selling now but go here and it isn't listed yet https://store.mattel.com/CatalogBrowser.aspx?cat=93&sec=8236&productid=none

The '14/'15 RLC membership car Drag Dairy trucks have started shipping !!

June 26, 2015 The remainder of the Road Trippin' cars for 2015 are:

Mix 4 (starting to hit stores now):
• ’56 Custom Ford Pickup (Pan-American Highway);
• ’70 Chevelle SS Wagon (A1A Coastal Highway);
• Rivited (Great Ocean Highway).

Mix 5: (September)
• ’40s Woodie (Road 14 Turquoise Trail);
• Toyota 2000 GT (Mount Fuji);
• Volkswagen Scirocco GT 24 (Swiss Overalp).

Mix 6: (November)
• ’57 Buick (Pan-American Highway);
• Carbonator (New Year Car).


June 25, 2015 HALLSGUIDE SCOOPS AGAIN FOR THE 2ND DAY IN A ROW ! More Pop Culture cars are known !! (Lineups are subject to change without notice of course).

MORE BATMAN !! http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com/news/news.aspx?news_id=wp7149#.VYpcSBtVikp
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June 10, 2015 WALMART RACE REWARDS IS BACK https://qa.hwracerewards.com/#/earn-points
Here's the first reward, the '57 Chevy Bel Air !!
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Here's the lineup for the new HERITAGE line, the Heritage line will replace Cool Classics, and will have two segments: Real Riders and Red Lines. Each segment will get its own card. Segments will alternate; a mix of Real Riders followed by a mix of Red Lines !! :

Mix 1 (Real Riders - released May 2015):
Hare Splitter
Datsun Bluebird 510
Datsun 240Z
Custom Chevy Greenbrier Sports Wagon (New tool!)
Altered Ego
1980 Dodge Macho Power Wagon

Mix 2 (Redlines - released July 2015):
’49 Ford F1
’55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser
’68 Dodge Dart
’70 Chevelle SS Wagon
Copper Stopper
Nissan Skyline HT 2000GT-X

Mix 3 (Real Riders - released September 2015):
’56 Flashsider
’71 Plymouth Satellite
’07 Chevy Silverado Off-Road
BMW 2002
Ford Transit MK1 Supervan (New tool!)
Porsche 917-K

Mix 4 (Redlines - released November 2015):
’56 Custom Ford Pickup
’69 Mercury Cyclone
’70 Camaro Z28
’84 Mustang SVO
Bone Shaker
Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R

Mix 5 (Real Riders - released January 2016):
’68 Olds Cutlass Convertible
’69 Chevy Camaro Coupe
Aston Martin 1963 DB5
Porsche 917-K (or possibly Backwoods Bomb as originally scheduled)
Neet Streeter
Texas Drive ’Em

Mix 6 (Redlines - released March 2016):
’64 Chevy Nova Wagon
Chevy Blazer 4×4
Corvette C6R
Custom ’66 GTO Wagon
Long Gone
Mig Rig

REMINDER... if you bought the 2014 RLC membership it's good through all of 2015 also, check this link !!!!!! http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com/news/news.aspx?news_id=wp4855#.VH_fW9LF-qg

For 2015 ( :shock: !) Hot Wheels Elite Cult Classics Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo 1:18 & 1:43 Scale VW Beetle :shock:

**SOME versions of multipacks (Matchbox also) are coming with a warning that the packs deteriorate within 4 years due to parts of the package being made from sugar cane fiber.

April 19th, 2013 T-Hunted "borrowed" our Hallsguide other brands news for their post here http://t-hunted.blogspot.com/2013/04/nova-serie-motor-world-e-novos-dioramas.html
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 15th, 2009

Postby RollinFast » Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:25 pm

:shock: Nik L Nips! i havent had them in ages! thanks for the update pete...
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 15th, 2009

Postby PVDizbon » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:14 pm

You're welcome Josh
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 16th, 2009

Postby mars » Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:46 pm

I normally do not collect a series, until this one. I have both the Sugar Rush and Sugar Rush II series and I am looking forward for this release.
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 16th, 2009

Postby dangHWS » Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:04 pm

mars wrote:I normally do not collect a series, until this one. I have both the Sugar Rush and Sugar Rush II series and I am looking forward for this release.


...too bad there is not a Mars bar beetle, right? :wink:
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 16th, 2009

Postby mars » Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:35 am

DanGHWS wrote:
...too bad there is not a Mars bar beetle, right? :wink:


That would be awesome!!!
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated June 20th, 2009

Postby webbie1003 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 7:09 pm

HWC posted pictures & I was amazed at how nice they will be.
Gonna have to get a couple of several of those, which means another Carney case so I can push everything over a couple slots.
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 4th, 2009

Postby PVDizbon » Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:23 pm

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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 4th, 2009

Postby Pontiecast » Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:35 pm

I am all about that GTO!!!!

If I can find it!!!
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 4th, 2009

Postby dragonhead00 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:10 pm

I'm with you there! 8)
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby PVDizbon » Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:09 am

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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby dragonhead00 » Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:21 am

Wow. Those Halloween cars make me sad. Nothing for me I'm afraid, unless the Color Shifter packs include a '67 Camaro. :(
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby webbie1003 » Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:38 am

YES!!!
More info needed on the Color Shifters please.
Is the complete list on the back of the card? If so could you post a pic?
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby dragonhead00 » Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:41 am

Is that green car in the 5 pack a Pontiac Banshee?
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby RollinFast » Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:52 pm

hey pete...if you plan on keeping updates through this post...i made it a sticky for easy reference
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 16th, 2009

Postby PVDizbon » Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:13 pm

Juan, yes it is :D . The cars are Phantom Racer, Pontiac Banshee, Sir Ominous, Sweet 16 II, and The Demon

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Re: Hot Wheels news updated Sept 23rd, 2009

Postby sfamiler » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:48 am

Thanks to Pete for keeping us up on the latest diecast news and releases. If you look at the blog entries on the front page of the site, you will see a couple of new articles he has posted. I like for my blog to stay as current as possible so if you have an area of interest you would like to write about, let me know and I can get you set up to blog on the front page and get your articles seen by hundreds per day.

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Re: Hot Wheels news updated October 23th, 2009

Postby PVDizbon » Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:40 pm

You're welcome Trent ! Many thanks for this great site !
Today's main page update has me going WOW in anticipation for next year's releases http://www.hallsguide.com/
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated October 31st, 2009

Postby Johnny Dee » Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:23 pm

cant wait for thr Phil and Scott stuff. looks like some good stuff.
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Re: Hot Wheels news updated July 10th, 2010

Postby PVDizbon » Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:13 pm

2011 Baja Beetle VW link posted tonight :D
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