Tag Archives: 2004

Johnny Lightning Zingers

I added several Johnny Lightning Zingers to my collection during the RC2-era. But I never thought much about where Zingers originated until I came across this ad in a 1970s comic book. According to a 2005 article in Hot Rod, Zingers … Continue reading

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2004 Zamac 1968 Nova

My family and I have had a long history with this generation of Novas, so the 1968 Nova Hot Wheels casting was a pretty big deal for me when it made its debut in 2004. But, even though I have a … Continue reading

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2004 Nova 1968 Short Card

Here in the U.S., we don’t see too many short cards. So I thought it would be fun to have an example of the packaging variation for one of my all-time favorite Hot Wheels first castings, the 2004 ’68 Nova. … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels ’68 Chevy Nova Variations

This page lists all of the Hot Wheels 1968 Novas, with a photo of each one that I have in my collection. The name of each car that I have links to a page with more information and photos. As I … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels ’68 Chevy Nova

When this Hot Wheels casting came out in 2004 the floodgates opened for me as a collector. I had grown up around several of the third generation Novas – 4 of my older brothers drove them at various times. The … Continue reading

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