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Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby lovaino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:34 am

The first pics of the HW Elite LaFerrari! It looks very good i.m.o..

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby GBOAC002 » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:19 am

It'll join my diecast metal Ferraris when it is at the right price.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby David MG » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:55 am

GBOAC002 wrote:It'll join my diecast metal Ferraris when it is at the right price.


X2 with less patience.
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby BertOne » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:11 am

The detailing looks excellent but some elements of the body look a little soft, lacking some of the crispness of the BBR/LS versions. Still, its' a car I don't like enough to fork out handbuilt prices for and I guess the Elite will look better when reduced to 1:43 size so I might well end up getting this version (unless a BBR/LS turns up cheap on Ebay :?) .

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby thetrooper » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:00 am

I have to say I think it looks terrible for an Elite. The paint looks far too thick which takes away the definition of the edges. If it was a Matchbox car then yeah it'd look OK. A massive fail for me I'm afraid.
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby lovaino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:21 am

thetrooper wrote:I have to say I think it looks terrible for an Elite. The paint looks far too thick which takes away the definition of the edges. If it was a Matchbox car then yeah it'd look OK. A massive fail for me I'm afraid.


It is a pre-production model so ofcourse it is not perfect. Sorry for saying this but I think you are a very negative person!!

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby thetrooper » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:55 am

lovaino wrote:
thetrooper wrote:I have to say I think it looks terrible for an Elite. The paint looks far too thick which takes away the definition of the edges. If it was a Matchbox car then yeah it'd look OK. A massive fail for me I'm afraid.


It is a pre-production model so ofcourse it is not perfect. Sorry for saying this but I think you are a very negative person!!


I'm not negative as I'm just putting my opinion out there. That would be like me saying your a Ferrari fanboy because you said it's very good. If it's a pre-production model then surely that's when you'd want it to look the best as more people will be seeing it when Mattel show it off at the toy fairs.

If I see something bad I'm gonna point it out and if I see something great I'll point that out as well.
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby DeadCanDanceR » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:02 pm

David MG wrote:
GBOAC002 wrote:It'll join my diecast metal Ferraris when it is at the right price.


X2 with less patience.


x 3 8-)
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby Vince_GT » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:13 pm

DeadCanDanceR wrote:
David MG wrote:
GBOAC002 wrote:It'll join my diecast metal Ferraris when it is at the right price.


X2 with less patience.


x 3 8-)


X 4!

and don't forget the 458 Speciale!

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby lovaino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Vince_GT wrote:
DeadCanDanceR wrote:
David MG wrote:
GBOAC002 wrote:It'll join my diecast metal Ferraris when it is at the right price.


X2 with less patience.


x 3 8-)


X 4!

and don't forget the 458 Speciale!


Indeed!! When the pictures are online i will upload them ofcourse ;)

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby lovaino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:02 pm

thetrooper wrote:
lovaino wrote:
thetrooper wrote:I have to say I think it looks terrible for an Elite. The paint looks far too thick which takes away the definition of the edges. If it was a Matchbox car then yeah it'd look OK. A massive fail for me I'm afraid.


It is a pre-production model so ofcourse it is not perfect. Sorry for saying this but I think you are a very negative person!!


I'm not negative as I'm just putting my opinion out there. That would be like me saying your a Ferrari fanboy because you said it's very good. If it's a pre-production model then surely that's when you'd want it to look the best as more people will be seeing it when Mattel show it off at the toy fairs.

If I see something bad I'm gonna point it out and if I see something great I'll point that out as well.



I am sorry. Yes i am a Ferrari boy (1/4 Italian) but i did not ment it like this. My apologize!

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby dbonser » Fri May 23, 2014 11:19 am

Not sure if these are Elite or not...

MTBLY45 2013 Ferrari 458 Speciale Red
MTBLY46 2013 Ferrari 458 Speciale Yellow
MTBLY47 2013 Ferrari 458 Speciale Black

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby zimbo » Fri May 23, 2014 11:40 am

MTBLY46 2013 Ferrari 458 Speciale Yellow

Yes please :mrgreen: THE only colour for this car :lol:
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby GBOAC002 » Fri May 23, 2014 12:51 pm

I'll be going for the boring red version.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby bomber21 » Fri May 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Me for the matte black one with the gold wheels.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby Rat » Fri May 23, 2014 2:10 pm

GBOAC002 wrote:I'll be going for the boring red version.

Same here.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby grinbergs » Fri May 23, 2014 5:44 pm

GBOAC002 wrote:I'll be going for the boring red version.


:o :o :? :? :?: :lol: ;)

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby AdamYip » Fri May 23, 2014 11:44 pm

lovaino wrote:The first pics of the HW Elite LaFerrari! It looks very good i.m.o..

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I might wait and see the Kyosho version first, before deciding to get this one or the Kyosho.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby David MG » Sat May 24, 2014 2:23 am

Looks an OK model.
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby GBOAC002 » Sat May 24, 2014 4:20 am

Gosh! did I say red was boring? Why, it's my favourite colour for Ferraris... and Lime green is my favourite for Lamborghinis.

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby dbonser » Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:08 am

MTBLY27 "The Fast and The Furious" 1970 Dodge Charger
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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby dbonser » Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:37 pm

MTBCK13 Ferrari F138 #3 F. Alonso 2013 China GP

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Re: Hotwheels Elite 2014

Postby dcast » Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:52 am

Someone posted at Knightrideronline.com that the HW Super Elite Knight Rider KITT model with lights and talking electronics is canceled and according to the posted link it seems so.
Still, to verify, does anyone know if it's true as I don't see any mention of cancelling in Hotwheels Elite website?
http://www.hotwheels-elite.com/model-cars-miniature/cult-classics-collection/932/kitt-knight-industries-two-thousand.php

The post at KRO:
http://knightrideronline.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=212483#p212483

And the link to the vendor who claims it's cancelled:
http://www.supercar1.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=6302

This model has been years in the making, have seen prototypes and it would be very desirable model for a Knight Rider fan so it would be real shame if it indeed is canceled :(


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