Mattel Co. celebrated the 25th anniversary of its diecast toy cars, Hot Wheels, in 1993. They were an instant success in 1968 and they continue to be loved by children and collectors alike. The 686 wonderful color photographs in this new book cover nearly every casting from the first car through the 1999 model year. They provide a complete visual guide for collectors. In addition, there is a listing of the many variations to help collectors sort through the vast and rapidly growing world of Hot Wheels. The scope of Hot Wheels collecting is international as collectors can be found throughout the world. It is enjoyed by people of all ages. This book will expand their knowledge, interest, and enjoyment of collecting Hot Wheels.