Hot Wheels Posts

New to hobbyDB – Funko, Hot Wheels and an Optimus Prime (Megatron Version) from Hasbro

New to hobbyDB – Funko, Hot Wheels and an Optimus Prime (Megatron Version) from Hasbro

The final days of summer might be wrapping up, but we’re still plenty busy here at hobbyDB, with hundreds of new collectibles added to the database just this week! All of our favorite franchises, and then some, are represented from Funko and Hot Wheels, to FiGPiN, LEGO and Hard Rock Café Pins. See the latest […]

Top-10 Most-Valuable Porsche Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Porsche Collectibles on hobbyDB

Few vehicle brands have had a more of an impact on the world of performance, style and power than that of Porsche. The same can be said for Porsche collectibles. Since its inception in 1931 at the hands of Ferdinand Porsche, the German company is among the kings of the auto industry along with some […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB: FunKon, Roblox, Magic: The Gathering and More!

Newly Added to hobbyDB: FunKon, Roblox, Magic: The Gathering and More!

It was a sizzling summer week here at hobbyDB with hundreds of new items arriving in the database. Whether you’re into the likes of Hot Wheels and Hard Rock Pins, or Lego, Roblox or Magic: The Gathering, we added a little bit of something for everyone. Don’t forget to download the hobbyDB App with its […]

Meet @Need4zcars, Spreading Kindness and Positivity One Hot Wheels at a Time

Meet @Need4zcars, Spreading Kindness and Positivity One Hot Wheels at a Time

Have you ever walked out to your car and found an exact Hot Wheels replica of your vehicle awaiting on the windshield? If so, you might have Mikhail Protopopov, aka @Need4zcars, to thank. Mikhail might be relatively new to Hot Wheels collecting, but his impact has certainly already been felt with more than 1.3 million […]

Top-10 Most-Valuable Hot Wheels Dairy Delivery Diecast Models

Top-10 Most-Valuable Hot Wheels Dairy Delivery Diecast Models

It’s Cow Appreciation Day and, while we think cows are neat and all, we are much bigger fans of Hot Wheels’ Dairy Delivery diecast models. There certainly are a lot of them on hobbyDB, including 170 variants of the model that made its debut in the 1998 First Editions series. All of which got us […]

Top-10 Most-Valuable Chevrolet Corvette Collectibles on hobbydb

Top-10 Most-Valuable Chevrolet Corvette Collectibles on hobbydb

The first-ever Corvette rolled off Chevrolet’s Flint, Michigan, assembly line on this day (June 30) in 1953. The Little White Corvette was a sleek roadster with red interior and was limited to just 300 produced. In the decades since, the Corvette has asserted its dominance not just in the automotive industry, but in the world […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

The Force was strong with hobbyDB this week, with hundreds of new items arriving in the database from Funko’s annual FunkoWeen reveals to vintage Kenner Return of the Jedi action figures. Among the new items is Pop! Red Miller, the first Funko exclusive from good hobbyDB friend Legion M. Read more about the exclusive here. […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB this Week: Funko, Hot Wheels and Masters of the Universe

Newly Added to hobbyDB this Week: Funko, Hot Wheels and Masters of the Universe

It was another busy week at hobbyDB with hundreds of new items added to the ever-increasing database. New collectibles ran the gamut of our favorite franchises and brands from Funko, Hot Wheels and Hard Rock Café pins to lots more fun stuff. We take a look at some of our new additions to the hobbyDB database from […]

Saying Goodbye to Hot Wheels and Mattel Designer Ryu Asada

Saying Goodbye to Hot Wheels and Mattel Designer Ryu Asada

We’re heartbroken to learn of the passing of Ryu Asada. The 42-year-old was an accomplished designer for Hot Wheels and Mattel working on more than 150 different diecast versions since rolling out his original Gearonimo model in 2009. Ryu spent 17 years as a designer often drawing inspiration from his Japanese heritage, particularly with JDM […]

Getting Hot Wheels Listings Right – Part II

Getting Hot Wheels Listings Right – Part II

After Part 1 (read it here) and our recent work on Better Sorting and Filtering (more on that here) this is the final part of fixing our Hot Wheels Database Items.  We have more Hot Wheels pages than any other website out there and by quite a margin.  While that is great it also created […]

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