One of the coolest jobs in the world
We got an invite from Richprime Global Inc.-the distributors of Barbie, Hot Wheels, and Fisher Price-to join Hot Wheels's design manager Dmitriy Shakhmatov for dinner. The Hot Wheels brand is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, so this was
We're big kids at heart
We're no different from the rest of you gearheads who decorate your offices with automotive paraphernalia. Visit our aisle in Summit Media and you'll find anything and everything to do with the wonderful world of cars. Most of it, like
Where the magic happens
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Scale-model cars are awesome, aren't they? A well-made replica of a great automobile can turn even the most mature car nuts
Here's another Tomica for your collection
When a highly desirable Japanese car is released, expect Tomica to come up with the little replica soon after. The toymaker released the Toyota 86 in silver (the limited color) and red in Japan sometime in the middle of 2012, following the
Just gas up at Petron
If you're a lifelong gearhead, there's probably a small part of you that never quite grew up. The part that saw a supercar for the first time as a kid and decided that it was the coolest thing ever. You
Check out 10 other examples
Our magazine's August 2016 issue highlights "toy cars." Actually, if you want to know the truth, we just used it as an excuse to showcase our passion for automotive playthings. Yes, from myself to my fellow editors, the Top Gear Philippines
But it comes at a price
We're huge fans of scale-model cars. Whether it's Tomica, Lego, Hot Wheels or the like, being able to hold and admire our favorite cars in detailed miniature form never gets old. Now, Amalgam is giving us another collectible to
Featuring Aventador and Huracan
From November 15 to December 15, Petron will give you one reason to look forward to refueling. During that period, for every P500 purchase of Petron Euro 4 products--Blaze 100, XCS, Xtra Advance, Super Xtra, Diesel Max and Turbo Diesel--you
Porsche Carrera GT and 918 Spyder
Calling all die-cast toy car collectors! Petron is offering two new special models starting November as part of its Petron Collectibles Limited Edition line. The pair is the fourth offering from the oil company, in line with its "Porsche Rush" promo.
See what we gave him
The boy you see here is Chester Pasumbal, a nine-year-old kid whose photo recently became viral online. Last December 26, we posted a photo on our Facebook page, showing a boy at the back of a dilapidated jeepney pulling a
We're not that hard to please
Say your wife or girlfriend asks you what you want for Christmas. You have a few ideas, but you want to play it cool and don't want to appear too eager or acquisitive. Just tell her that you will love whatever
Check out the massive die-cast car collection
Volkswagen Philippines and Die-cast Car Collectors of the Philippines have teamed up to bring together car nuts of all ages in one bazaar. Dubbed the Die-cast Christmas Bazaar, the one-day event is happening on December 13 at the Volkswagen
Especially for scale-model enthusiasts
In Tokyo's Odaiba district, in one corner of Toyota's sprawling Mega Web complex, lies another mecca for gearheads. Whereas the main Mega Web showroom focuses on the latest car models and technologies of the Japanese carmaker, this shop highlights the
Produced for Apita and Piago stores
A follower of our Facebook page by the name of Tacky Nakata sent us these images to inform us that Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy has released a Tomica Toyota 2000GT liveried with the Philippine flag. When we saw the first photo, we
Effective January 2015
The May Cheong Group, the company behind die-cast car brands Maisto and Bburago, has announced that it will have exclusive manufacturing and distribution rights for Ferrari replica toys worldwide starting January 2015."We are extremely pleased and humbled that we were
Happening this weekend!
There are many men who never outgrew their fascination with die-cast scale models of cars. Here at Top Gear alone, there are several editors who can fully relate to this situation.This Saturday (August 16), Volkswagen Philippines is holding a special
To mark its collaboration with Star Wars
As the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con opened its doors this week, more and more product manufacturers have revealed their wares for the annual event, one of which is Hot Wheels, which revealed its life-size, fully-operational Darth Vader-inspired car.
After 15 years
Both Ferrari and the Hot Wheels die-cast toy car brand are reportedly ending their licensing agreement for the latter's Elite line at the end of the year, a lucrative partnership that saw Mattel, owner of the Hot Wheels brand, hold
We scrutinize the details
Since its launch last year, the Lexus IS350--particularly in F Sport trim--has gotten its fair share of attention because of the Japanese luxury brand's newfound sporty approach. Some of the technologies found on the LFA supercar have trickled down
Then you have to go to this event
All of us car dudes have, at one point in our lives, been hooked on those little die-cast scale-model toy cars. And when it comes to die-cast toy cars, Hot Wheels is arguably the most popular in the world.
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