As those who follow our Pop Culture focuses know, in addition to the comic book and film narratives, we just love the world of toys and collectibles and this is especially the case when a product crosses into the music world like with these recently revealed Hot Wheels Led Zeppelin collectible cars that come care of the fine folks at Mattel. Let’s take a look at the provided images down below.
“Haulin’ Gas”: Adorned with the artwork of the bands seminal self-titled debut album “Led Zeppelin” and showcases the Hindenburg disaster on both sides of the vans exterior.
“Combat Medic”: The colorful and exciting cover of “Led Zeppelin III”.
“67 Austin Mini Van”: Celebrates the famed “untitled” album which is most commonly referred to as “Led Zeppelin IV” and probably is the one album that everyone has in their collection if they listen to any kind of Rock.
“Hiway Hauler”: There isn’t an album being lauded on this collectible but instead the rally goes to the bands 1975 North American Tour. We see the famous flying man on the sides of the vehicle and an actual rundown of the cities performed at which you can see on the side if you look very closely.
About The Collection: The premium assortments of 1:64 scale models are a must-have for adult collectors and enthusiasts around the world. Unique mixes that include Car Culture, Pop Culture, and Entertainment replicas feature realistic castings, hot decos, and an abundance of the wheels that aficionados appreciate. This year there is an additional segment— the HW 50th Anniversary Favorites celebrating the legacy and sheer passion for creating the coolest and craziest toy cars and tracks ever. Hot Wheels has evolved from a line of 16 small 1:64-scale die-cast vehicles into a global lifestyle brand dedicated to fast action and over-the-top, epic stunts! Each vehicle has been an enduring favorite of collectors and racing fans of all ages. Featuring realistic details and authentic decos painstakingly created to represent a wide variety of awesome vehicles. Recommended for ages 3Y+ and hold a SRP of $5.49
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: These are awesome and while the age listed is 3+, I am sure that most of the people buying these will be fans of the famous group such as myself. I’m going to venture to guess that much like the ser that they did for The Beatles and The Grateful Dead, is that future collections will continue the presenting of the famed albums. I’m going to need to find a set of these when they come to the shelves (translated to Amazon.com) and can hope against hope that they decide to do a KISS series as well. I should actually drop that last notion in the Mattel Suggestion Box if I can find one. What do you readers think of this particular collectible? Will you be grabbing a set when they are available? Chime in down below and I will see you next time.