It’s a big, beautiful display that, if full-size, would look perfectly at home at a contemporary national car show. The cars sit on their own platforms that arc and rise above them, and there’s a little city skyline in the background to complete the look. It’s also special in that it includes all 16 reproductions of the original cars, not all of which are available right now. The display even includes a little drawer to put the cars away if needed.
The display is extremely limited in availability, though. Only 1,500 will be made, and they’ll be offered to Hot Wheels Redline Club members first starting on November 6. Then, 36 hours later, people with Hot Wheels Collectors accounts will be able to purchase any that haven’t been sold. The displays are expensive, too. The retail price is $499.99. And just as a reminder, this is for a cardboard display, plus 16 cars that, if sold individually, would probably go for about $5.49 each based on the prices for the current 5 reproductions available.
Still, for diehard Hot Wheels fans, this is a pretty awesome collectible that might be worth the price.