Hot Wheels Introduces Retro Entertainment Series

Smokey and the Bandit

Smokey and the Bandit

Sometimes, we get what we ask for. A few days ago on our Twitter account, we asked the question, “What was the tv based show for car crashes and highlights”? The top responses on Twitter were “Dukes of Hazzard” and the “A-Team”. (If you not following us on Twitter, click here.) Today, Hot Wheels announces their new Retro Collector Series. I didn’t know they followed us. I am sure this is just coincident. And Hot Wheels does not endorse, sponsor or is associated with our site in anyway. (But, Hot Wheels, if you are reading this, we do accept sponsors and/or advertising. )

The Retro Collectibles will contain renditions of the vehicles from some of our favorite films and television shows. In addition to reissuing old castings, there will be several new castings in the series.  For more information visit the Hot Wheels Collector Site. Following is a listing of the cars and the different mixes of the series.

Mix 1

’32 Ford (American Graffiti)
Classic TV Series BATMOBILE (Batman)
Ecto 1 (Ghostbusters)
K.I.T.T. (Knight Rider)
Mystery Machine (Scooby Doo)

Mix 2

’58 Edsel (American Graffiti)
’77 Pontiac Firebird (Smokey and The Bandit)
Custom GMC Panel Van (A-Team) 
K.A.R.R. (Knight Rider)
School Bus (Muppets) 

Mix 3

’68 Chevy Nova (Beverly Hills Cop) 
’84 Pontiac Fiero (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)
Back To The Future Time Machine (Back To The Future)
Hot Bird (w/opening hood) (Rockford Files)
Volkswagen Bug (Footloose)

Mix 4

’71 Plymouth Satellite (Brady Bunch)
’80s Corvette (A-Team)
Ferrari 308 GTS (Magnum P.I.)
Ferrari 512 M (Miami Vice)
T-Bird Stocker (Stroker Ace)

Mix 5

Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper (Battlestar Galactica) 
Ferrari 365 GTS4 “Daytona Spyder” (Miami Vice) 
Island Hopper (Magnum P.I.) (New tool!)
Morris MINI (Alt. color) (The Italian Job)
Volkswagen Sunagon (Magnum P.I.)

Mix 6

’48 Ford (Grease) 
’58 Chevy Impala (American Graffiti)
’85 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z (Simon & Simon)
Ferrari 250 California (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) 
Morris MINI (The Italian Job)

Mix 7

Greased Lightning (Grease)
’68 Olds Cutlass Convertible (Beverly Hills Cop II) 
’75 Kenworth W900 (Smokey and The Bandit)
Battlestar Galactica Cylon Raider (Battlestar Galactica)
Morris MINI (Alt. Color) 
 

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