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2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as $700

Taking photos of Hot Wheels cars feels relaxing to me. I try to make the vehicles look as realistic as possible, working only with my smartphone and natural light. But I might get a miniature diorama, some scale figures, and a more advanced camera to improve my game.
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That's just one of the things you can do with your diecast collection. Well, at least that's valid if you're the kind of person who releases these tiny items from their plastic prisons. Some would rather preserve their value by keeping them attached to the blister cards, but it's an easier decision with brands like Tomica.

I recently started looking into the 2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt collection. If you didn't read through part one of the story or have forgotten about that year, let me refresh your memory. Two of the best movies that came out around that time are Transformers and The Bucket List. Ocean's Thirteen was alright, too, but I would still rather watch the original. Over in the music department, here are some more Billboard 100 hits that you might remember listening to: "Buy U a Drank" by T-Pain, "Glamorous" by Fergie and Ludacris, and who could forget Akon's "Smack That"?

As for the Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunts, the first six collectibles of the year were a mix of three exciting cars and three fantasy vehicles. The following six items kept the same ratio but at least gave the world one of the best STHs of all time. As with previous years, the most intelligent way to get all 24 rare Hot Wheels of the year is to buy the RLC-exclusive set. Mattel released 2,000 of these, usually costing around $750 on the open market. And I will explain why this is such an intelligent decision in a minute.

Brutalistic

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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Mark Jones designed the Brutalistic for its 2004 First Editions series debut. It's another Hot Wheels original casting that feels like a futuristic vehicle, but it's less exciting than the Mega Thrust we saw earlier that year. The diecast manufacturer released 12 casting variations before pulling the plug on the project in 2015. The 2007 Super Treasure Hunt variation is the only one with Real Riders wheels and a Spectraflame paint job.

Looking at this item, you can tell how much a good set of rims and an inspired color combo can change the looks of a car. Still, you can't expect a miracle. Even the most expensive Brutalistic STHs on eBay have an asking price of just over $40. But in reality, you can buy one for $15 or less. Don't even get me started on the loose version, which should be at most $10. That's sad for a Super Treasure Hunt.

Jaded

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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When I saw the Hot Wheels Jade, I imagined driving on while listening to Crystal Method's homonymous song. This fantasy vehicle draws inspiration from the classic Henry J automobile of the '50s. Mike Nuttall designed it for its 2002 First Editions series debut, with the latest variation coming out in 2022. You'll find 31 variations on the market, but only one has ever had Real Riders wheels.

The 2007 Jaded Super Treasure Hunt was number 8/12 for that year and featured a Spectraflame Blue finish with purple and green flames decorating the body. Even the regular Treasure Hunt looked decent, but the rarer model is bound to make you consider buying the entire collection. Price-wise, you could pay between $25 and $85 for this model, but that's just a warmup for what's coming next.

Enzo Ferrari

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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Almost ten years have passed since Mattel lost the Ferrari license to the May Cheong Group. And you know what that means. You'll see basic Hot Wheels Ferraris selling for the price of Premium models, and that's just part of the story. The Enzo is one of the most revered Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt models of all time, and I've never even seen one up close.

Mark Jones designed the casting, and it debuted in the 2003 First Editions series. Nine variations came out of the factory before the TH and STH arrived in 2007. I'm glad Mattel opted for a simple, red finish on both cars, as any intricate liveries would have only reduced their appeal. Six-Spoke Bling wheels were all the hype back then, as we saw with other items.

The Enzo featured the same rim design. Someone listed one of these at $3,000 on eBay, and it's not even a Short Card. There are several offers for $500 or more, while the cheapest option is buying a loose model at around $170. You'll find several other variations that are just expensive or even worse. With 27 different Hot Wheels Enzos you can get, you'll need a budget of around $5,000 to own them all.

Custom ’69 Chevy

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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The Custom '69 Chevy is the only pickup truck in the 2007 Super Treasure Hunt series. Phil Riehlman designed this casting almost 20 years ago, and it was pretty cool from the get-go! By 2004, it had already featured Real Riders wheels as part of the Auto Affinity: Haul 'N' Asphalt collection. The special items for 2007 arrived in Metalflake Gold and Spectraflame Gold, featuring a mix of white and brown flames. I can't help but think of how good this STH would have been with a simple finish instead.

Once again, the designers in El Segundo opted for the 6-Spoke Bling wheels. If you've got between $50 to $100 to spare, you can add the Custom '69 Chevy STH to your collection. Just keep in mind that this casting has at least two more exciting variations to look for. Chances are that the 2007 RLC sELECTIONs one is even rarer than the STH, at less than 8,000 units ever made. That explains why some people have listed it for over $200 on eBay.

Cadillac V16

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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I remember seeing the Cadillac Sixteen in a magazine as a kid. I stared at it for 30 minutes, as it looked completely out of this world. It's a shame it never made it past the concept phase. Phil Riehlman designed the V16 casting, which was available between 2004 and 2013. The first three iterations all featured BLING wheels, and the First Edition model certainly stands out from the crowd with its Metalflake Black paint job. I've got mixed feelings about the 2007 Super Treasure Hunt model.

The original color was a much better choice for this type of car than Spectraflame Magenta. I'd even go as far as to think that the BLING wheels are superior to the 5-Spoke Mag Style Real Riders ones, which wouldn't apply to other vehicles. Adding this item to your collection will require an additional $30 to $70 investment. There are better ways to spend that money, but there's no going around it if you want the full 2007 STH line-up.

Evil Twin

2007 Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt Collection Costs as Much as \$700
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The final Super Treasure Hunt item for 2007 is a fantasy vehicle that draws inspiration from a 1940s Cadillac. Larry Wood designed the Evil Twin for its 2001 First Editions release, and you can quickly tell why it has that name. This car features two exposed engines upfront, which might be a significant inconvenience in the real world. Mattel has developed 32 variations of the Evil Twin until now, most of which came out before 2010.

It was off to a great start, as the second iteration was an RLC special with 10,000 units. Another rare Collectors Nationals model appeared in 2004; the diecast manufacturer only released 2,000 pieces. The 2007 Super Treasure Hunt variation looked great in Spectraflame Red with black flames, but the White Wall 6-Spoke Real Riders wheels were plain ugly. Even though the rear rim is tucked in beneath the body, you can still see the one upfront. Short card versions can go up to about $50, but you can still score an STH Evil Twin for less than $20.
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About the author: Dragos Chitulescu
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The things Dragos enjoys the most in life are, in no particular order: cars, motorcycles, diecast cars, and drifting. He's seen (and driven) many vehicles since he started his writing career back in 2009, but his garage currently houses a 1991 Mazda RX-7 FC3S Turbo II and a 1999 Suzuki SV650-S.
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