Editors Blogs

NEW VIDEO! Automodello’s 1962 Mustang I Concept in 1:24, 1:43!

Dec 16, 2013 No Comments by

It’s going to be an extra happy holiday if you’re a collector of high-end resincast models of offbeat subjects – like the Automodello 1962 Mustang I concept car. They’ve brought the model out in 1:24 and 1:43 – a first for the company – and as you’ll see in the video, that’s a trend we’re [...]

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The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments by

The Strong and Toy Industry Association Form Hall of Fame Partnership The Strong and the Toy Industry Association (TIA) have entered a partnership to house TIA’s Toy Industry Hall of Fame alongside The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. The two halls of fame—one recognizing classic toys and the other recognizing the [...]

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Toy State and Mattel Partner for Hot Wheels Brand

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments by

Toy State and Mattel Partner for Hot Wheels Brand Mattel’s Hot Wheels has entered a new licensing partnership with Toy State, a manufacturer of licensed and highly stylized lights and sound toy vehicles. The agreement kicks off this year and runs through 2016. Toy State will develop high-octane custom versions of Hot Wheels’ R/C and [...]

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Along Came a Spyder: Hot Wheels Elite’s 1:43 458 Italia

Mar 25, 2013 No Comments by

Hot Wheels Elite 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder  1:43 | $44.99  Ferrari needed two years to develop a topless version of their 458 Italia, but fortunately for those of us who can’t afford a copy of the $257,000.00 car (magnificent though it may be), Hot Wheels Elite has created this beautifully made diecast model in [...]

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Elwoods Garage Visit!

May 20, 2012 No Comments by

I’m really looking forward to sharing our visit to Elwoods Garage (aka Larry Wood) in the pages of the next issue of Die Cast X Magazine and with the video that we shot here on the DCX Website!. It was an amazing visit and the things that we got to see and photograph were just [...]

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2012 Thrill Racers Mega-Duty Color Variation

May 20, 2012 No Comments by

2012 Thrill Racers Mega-Duty. I found it with a tan or pink (Barbie Flesh) plastic body! I don’t know which is the rare one yet since this is the first that I have seen of them. (addendum 6/7/12) I have come across a few more of these and have found (in my area) that the [...]

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Bill Bennett’s “The Gasser Wars”

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

I can still almost hear the crackle from the dashboard speaker… “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!  Stone Woods & Cook, ‘Big John’ Mazmanian, and K.S. Pittman battle at Lions this Sunday  for the ultimate Gasser Shoot-out to crown the ‘King of the Gassers’! Lions Drag Strip, at Alameda and the San Diego Freeway in Wilmington. Gates open at [...]

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`47 Chevy Fleetline Taxi 2012

Mar 25, 2012 2 Comments

While putting things in order here in the office, I noticed a difference in the `47 Chevy Fleetline Taxi from the “WH City Works 12″ series. The first one that I got at the Kmart Event is light pearl yellow metallic. The ones that I got a few days ago at Wal*Mart are yellow enamel. [...]

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2012 Ford GTX1 Variations

Mar 25, 2012 3 Comments

Look closely to the 2012 Faster Than Ever Ford GTX1. There is a base Variation along with a side stripe Variation. One base has a large Hot Wheels Logo in the center and the other has it smaller with “© 2006 Mattel” The one with the larger logo has a light brown side stripe and [...]

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Hot Wheels Muscle Mania 5 spoke Variations.

Jan 22, 2012 No Comments

While looking through the pegs for Hot Wheels at your favorite store, make sure to look closely. There are a few cars that have been found with 5 spoke wheel variations. They’re not showing up at too many places, so make sure you don’t pass them up if you see them. One to look for [...]

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