Hot Wheels Forty Years

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F+W Media, Inc., Oct 12, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 256 pages
6 Reviews
If you're a collector of the ultra-cool, sensationally sleek and super speedy Hot Wheels, you are in for a treat with Hot Wheels: Forty Years. This big, beautiful coffee table book tells the story of these miniature marvels through more than 600 stunning color photos, and historical details including company history, interviews with Mattel designers, major developments and trends. All the attitude and innovation of these revolutionary pocket-sized racers, Redlines, Blackwalls, Number Pack Vehicles, Protypes and more, is captures in the pages of this must-have reference.
 

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Great Book

User Review  - maryellen777 - Overstock.com

I was very pleased with this transaction. The book was a great price for the quality of the book. It is a nice coffee table type book. Very interesting for anyone who has enjoyed Hot Wheels for the past 40 years. My son was thrilled with the book. Read full review

Great read for Hot Wheels Fanatics

User Review  - randall1127 - Borders

This hardback is an essential read for Hot Wheels of the orginal Redline runs. It is celebration of the 40 years of Hot Wheels. A greatly illustrated and written book for those who are new collectors and would like to see where Hot Wheels originated from. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
Building Better Wheels
6
Preparing For The Pegs
32
Wheeling Through The 70s and Beyond
70
Looking Back To Move Ahead
126
Spicing Up Store Shelves
170
Driving The Dreams of Designers
186
Top 40 Castings For The How Wheels 40th Anniversary
232
Bibliography
254
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