After over a month of no major Matchbox sneaks, the Matchbox team finally previewed some upcoming recolors and a couple new models! The sneak that I find most exciting is this Chevy Blazer EV. Of course, if you’d asked me whether I wanted a Blazer in the Matchbox line, I would have looked at you... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 3/22/2023 – Convoy, Lexus LX600, Mazda RX-8, and Some Great Recolors
Well what do you know, it seems Matchbox is planning a bit of a comeback for the Convoy line. After the line disappeared from both Walmart and Target in the US, I figured this line was done for, but the most recent sneaks on the Matchbox Instagram suggest there’s some great stuff in store! Technically,... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 3/11/2023 – Nissan Z, Edelbrock Camaro, Super Chase Cayenne & More
Matchbox just dropped some amazing new sneaks in their Friday Instagram post, including quite a few recolors we’ve never seen before. Let’s jump right in! This is somehow already the 3rd release of this new Nissan Z Moving Parts casting, even though not a single variant has been available at retail stores in North America... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 3/1/2023 – RC RX-7, Green TTRS, Jeep Gladiator, and a Licensed Goodyear Livery!
There haven’t been too many new Matchbox sneaks in a while, but we finally saw a few new ones courtesy of the matchboxworld Instagram. The highlight for me is this new licensed Goodyear truck livery, so let’s start there! Matchbox seems to finally be bringing back some good truck liveries, with the recent FedEx delivery... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 1/22/2023 – Lexus LFA, Autozam AZ-1, 4Runner, and More!
It’s been quite a while since we got some good sneaks from Matchbox, but the dry spell was broken this week when Matchbox previewed some heavy hitters. There’s lots of good stuff here, so let’s jump right in. Where else could we start? After being teased at the Gathering last year, it’s been silence on... Continue Reading →
Highlights from Lamley’s Premium Hot Wheels Preview – Cayman GT4, Speed Machines, New Haulers
This post is based on the premium/car culture sneaks shown in a recent Lamley video, so if you haven’t watched that yet, go check it out. Let’s jump right in with my favorite model shown, the Cayman GT4! Given Porsche’s huge following among car and diecast enthusiasts, I’ve always been perplexed by the lack of... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 9/18/2022 – Mix 1 of 2023 Looks Like A Winner
The final mix of 2022 hasn’t even hit stores yet, but that hasn’t stopped Matchbox from sneaking the first mix of 2023 on their Instagram, and it looks great! As the company has previously mentioned, they will be including carry-forward vehicles in each of their 13 mixes for 2023. Naturally, collectors have expressed concern that... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News 9/1/2022 – 2023 Matchbox Sneaks & A New 5 Pack
Matchbox has started to release sneaks from the 2023 line, and they aren’t holding back! First up is Matchbox’s highly anticipated take on the Koenigsegg Gemera. Obviously, this is a casting that was already attempted by Hot Wheels, but I found the Hot Wheels version to be too narrow and tall. The result was a... Continue Reading →
Highlights From The 2023 Matchbox Line Preview!
As the dust begins to settle on this year’s Matchbox line preview, I’m left with a feeling of optimism for the future of the brand. Despite my mixed feelings about the Moving Parts series, I’m glad to see the line continuing to grow and add new toolings, and there’s some absolute gems in the basics... Continue Reading →
Matchbox News – 7/11/2022 – Moving Parts Mix 4 & 5, Best of France, and a White Durango
Matchbox sneaks and news have been fairly slow for the last few weeks, but enough information has slowly trickled out to justify another news update. Hopefully, our patience will be rewarded in just a few weeks at The Gathering 2022, when we should get a full preview of what models are coming for the 2023... Continue Reading →