New “Hot Wheels Boulevard” Series: Good Things Emerge from the “Bin of Death”!

Dec 11, 2011 5 Comments by

Mattel has just released the all new Hot Wheels Boulevard Series, featuring an all metal body and chassis with Real Riders tires. Included in the 7 car set are: A-OK, Fangula, Tucker Torpedo, `52 Hudson Hornet, Classic Packard, Chevy “Camaro” Concept and the Ford GTX1.
They are selling for around $3.50 each, depending on where you find them. I found these in the “Bin of Death” at my local Walmart along with the Main-Line cars. The sign said $1.07, and that’s just what I got them for, once I got the front-end manager to go look in the bin where there were many more!
It’s always good to pay attention to signs….

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Michael Zarnock is an American author and columnist, who writes collector guides and articles about Hot Wheels toy cars and accessories. Michael's massive Hot Wheels collection and his knowledge of their history has earned him notoriety around the world. Whether it be because of the 12 books and countless articles that he has written about the Hot Wheels brand or the sheer size and diversity of his collection, this extensive knowledge has earned him the label, "One of the worlds leading Hot Wheels authorities." Michael is a 2 Time Guinness World Record holder! First in 2003 and then again in 2007! He is in the record books for owning the "Largest collection of different model cars". He has also been featured in the 2008 "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!" book #5 “Prepare To Be Shocked!” and the 2011 "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!" book "Utterly Crazy!" for his obsession with Hot Wheels. February 2009 Michael was inducted into the "Diecast Hall Of Fame" as a "Hot Wheels Historian" and later that same year Mattel Hot Wheels ® honored Michael by reproducing his old Altered Roadster Race Car as part of their Nostalgic "Drag Strip Demons ®" Series! Specialties include, but are not limited to: Hot Wheels Toy Cars & Accessories, their History, Values and Collection Appraisals. Michael has done Appraisal services for Insurance Riders, Insurance Claims, Ebay Claims, US Postal Claims, Court Cases including Estate and Divorce Settlements and Certificates of Authenticity. Public Appearance's, Freelance Writing Requests, Work For Hire, Interviews and Experienced On-Camera Talent Hosting for the Automotive and Hobby Entertainment Industry.

5 Responses to “New “Hot Wheels Boulevard” Series: Good Things Emerge from the “Bin of Death”!”

  1. Dan Hammond says:

    That’s the best way to get these….at a discount! I think this series will be great!

  2. ANDREA says:

    im new at this i was wandering if anyone could help i found a skull crusher #209 and i believe it to be an error packaging from what iv seen on other sights my question is is something like this rare or is it normal the car it facing the wrong way is there other like this car out or is there only one

    thank you

  3. Mike Zarnock says:

    Hi Andrea,
    Thanx for stopping by.
    What you have there is just a packaging error. It is not rare or valuable.

  4. Rod McComber says:

    Mr. Hot Wheels Mike Zarnock. Question for you. What is the latest hot wheels variations guide on the book shelves, I have hot wheels variations The Ultimate G uide !989-1999 to 2008 4th edition anything newer Thanks. Rod.

  5. Mike Zarnock says:

    The last Hot Wheels Variation Guide I have done is the 4th Edition that you have there. I am currently working on the 5th edition.
    Thanx for the interest and keep checking back, I will let everyone know when it will be coming out.

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