In the Stores: Hot Wheels (Jul/Aug 2011)
Here’s a look at some of the latest Hot Wheels products that will be appearing in stores and online.* Found anything that isn’t on the list? Please submit it via the contact page, and we’ll update the list to your credit!
Basic releases: Cars you should be seeing in stores now; they are case code ‘L & M’.
New Models: L – ’11 Challenger Drift Car in green; ’11 Corvette Grand Sport in yellow (pic’d); Super Blitzen in orange (pic’d); ’65 Ford Rancharo in red (pic’d); ’63 Studebaker Champ in blue; Hyundai Genesis Coupe in blue (pic’d); M- Fast Cash in red; ‘70 GTO Judge in blue; ’68 COPO Camaro in orange (pic’d); Mini Challenge in red (pic’d); Nissan Skyline H/T 2000 GT-X in white (pic’d); and Diesel Duty in silver (pic’d).
Vars. HW Collectors Series: L- ’71 Maverick in red; ustom ’56 F-100 in maroon; ’49 Drag Merc. in blue; Ferrari 458 Italia in blue; ’68 El Camino in white/blue; ’71 Dodge Demon in white; ’65 Mustang in burnt red w/flames; ’68 Merc. Cougar in red; ’67 Chevelle SS in black w/HW; Ice Cream Truck in red; ’69 Camaro in maroon; Custom ’53 Chevy in purple; Shelby Cobra 427 S/C in silver; Javelin AMX in burnt orange; ’66 Nova in black w/HW. M- ’63 Corvette in B.red; Passin’ Gasser in lime green; Toyota Land Cruizer FJ40 in white; Bye Focal ll in yellow; ’68 Nova in blue; ’69 Coronet Super Bee in 2tone blue; ’07 Shelby GT500 in black; Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 in red; Nitro Doorslammer in blue; ’69 Firebird T/A in blue w/HW; Charger Drift in red; and Sky Knife in green.
2011 Thrill Racers: L- Toyota RSA in lgt.blue; Nissan Silvia S15 in yellow; M- Off Track in multi-color white; Roll Cage in lgt. green; Ducati 1098R in red; Fire Eater in white.
2011 Track Stars: L- Ultra Rage in black; M- Triumph TRG in yellow. Video Game Heroes: L- Yur So Fast in yellow; M- Surfin’ School Bus in yellow; Night Burner in green.
T-Hunts: L- Custom ’62 Chevy; M- Datsun 240Z; (both supers pic’d).
Hot Wheels Garage/Hot Wheels Vintage (Code “G”): ’70 Monte Carlo; ’71 Challenger; ’65 Merc. Comet Cyclone; ’66 Dodge A-100 Van; ’67 Olds. 442; ’70 Ply. Barracuda Conv.; ’68 Hemi Barracuda; ’70 Road Runner; ’71 Dodge Demon; custom ’67 Mustang Coupe. (all pic’d).
2011 Monster Jam: No longer reporting on this series.
Hot Ones – (Code “B”): do out now: – Ferrari F40; ’65 Mustang; Ferrari 308 GTS; Baja Breaker; Twin Mill; ’71 Mustang; ’77 Dodge Van; Zombot; Pontiac Banshee; Ferrari 512.
Coming soon: Nostalgia case “A” Masters of the Universe.
* – Please note that this list was compiled based on information gathered by collectors fromonline research and personal finds at retail locations. The ability to find select pieces will vary based on geographic location and the frequency that your local retailer refreshes their stock.
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