2015 Edition (Full Color) NOTE: There is also an ecomy issue of this book. The 2015 Blackout Edition is also available in all black and white print, at a reduced cost. Following the release of the Hot Wheels Treasure Hunt Price Guide, Neal Giorda is back with his latest: The Hot Wheels VW Bus Price Guide. The guide covers the origins and history of the VW Bus casting, from its instantly-popular maiden voyage as a 1996 First Editions model, through the latest releases in 2015. All of the Mattel and Liberty Promotions issues are listed within, including pictures, info, dates of release and values for more than 335 models. Also included are the ultra-rare Liberty Promotions Rebel Run issues. As a bonus, you'll find interviews with Lee Pearlman of Liberty Promotions and a gallery/interview from Bryan Pope of Pope Designs! Overall, there are nearly 400 pictures within! Each value has been meticulously researched to give you the most accurate numbers possible. Enjoy learning about each bus as you peruse the colorful journey of one of the most popular castings in Hot Wheels history!
Neal Giordano is an avid Hot Wheels Redline, Blackwall and vintage Matchbox collector. He is also the founder/editor of the North Carolina Hot Wheels Association website, which is one of the older Hot Wheels websites on the Internet. Through the website, he has been researching Hot Wheels values for almost 20 years. Neal is a Rhode Island native who was transplanted to North Carolina in 1987, when he checked in to the Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point after graduating from Marine boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina. After serving in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, he completed his Marine Corps enlistment in 1991, and became a father of 3 kids. Today, he resides in Apex, North Carolina, and is a Security Manager for a Fortune 500 company.