We'll go ahead and pretend the purpose of this post is to find a good gift idea for your kids, nephews, or nieces. But let's be honest, it doesn't matter how old you are -- playing with Hot Wheels never gets old. So go ahead and use your child as an excuse to buy a wicked Hot Wheels track set or playset, we won't judge. What we love about Hot …Continue to the full article
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Restoring a 911 Turbo on a 1/64 Scale Budget
Restoring an early Porsche 911 Turbo is an expensive venture. Parts can be expensive, paint is costly, and the value of the cars today makes even minor modifications something worth lengthy consideration. This example, introduced in 1979, avoids most of the pitfalls of Porsche restoration. With just a handful of parts to consider (only six of which …Continue to the full article
Does this 944 Deserve to be a Hot Wheels Car?
Back in 1978 Hot Wheels released a 924 in 1:64th scale, as is tradition for them. It had blackwall tires, and the same 5-spoke styled plastic wheels seen on most Hot Wheels of the day. About a decade later Matchbox released a 944 Turbo. I had one, it was green, the Porsche crest was huge across the hood, and the doors opened. It was a neat car. …Continue to the full article
There’s A Magnus Walker Designed Hot Wheels On The Way
Lat week, on Instagram, the official Hot Wheels Instagram account posted the image below along with the following text, Stoked for @magnuswalker to reveal the Urban Outlaw 356 he helped design! Look for this one to start hitting stores in December. #porsche #hotwheels #magnuswalker #urbanoutlaw #carsofinstagram A photo posted by Hot Wheels …Continue to the full article
Now You Can Buy Your Next Porsche At Walmart!
As near as we can tell, the first Porsche Hot Wheels car was produced in 1975. Known as the P-911, this miniature Porsche was part of the Flying Colors lineup from Hot Wheels and stuck around in one way, shape or form until 2001. Since then, and in the years between 1975 and 2011, Hot Wheels parent company, Mattel, produced a number of Porsche …Continue to the full article