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Hot Wheels Version of a 1969 Dodge Charger R/T Will Cost $25

I haven't updated my Hot Wheels Red Line Club membership for this year, but I might change my mind soon enough. Buying a new RLC-exclusive item can be tricky with the all-time high demand, but it's exciting if you get it. After all, these are more than just premium diecast cars. At least that's valid if you ask a Hot Wheels enthusiast about it.
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Mattel has released over a dozen Red Line Club-exclusive models so far this year, and there are still a few more left on the calendar. It all started with the 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra R membership collectible, a casting that has only been around since 2022. The 1964 Jaguar E-Type was pretty special, as it was the First Edition release, and it also looked perfect in Spectraflame British Racing Green.

But even more people were looking forward to the Porsche 959, and some buyers have dared to try and resell it for over $1,000 on eBay. But people have different reasons for buying these tiny gems. Anyway, let's get down to business and look at the upcoming RLC exclusive for September 2023.

The second-generation Dodge Charger is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic muscle cars ever. The 1969 Charger R/T is one of my favorite cars of all time, so I'm rather tempted to purchase this new model. Mattel has a wide selection of Chargers for Dodge fans, including Mainline and Premium variations. But this '69 R/T is an RLC-exclusive casting designed by Brendon Vetuskey.

When it first came out in 2020, it featured a Spectraflame Black finish; less than 17,500 made their way to the market. That's why you should expect a current price tag of over $100. And the same goes for the RLC sELECTIONs release of 2021. But the two combined are still more affordable than the 2022 Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals edition in Orange. That design was limited to 4,000 units, which is something owners can brag about to fellow collectors and friends.

So, the new Spectraflame Yellow variation is the fourth release in four years. Once you pop the hood, you will notice a Hellephant engine inside. You can almost hear the exhaust note if you focus for a second. Sure, there's a hint of the powerplant on the vehicle's rear, as the license plate reads "HELLE." Whereas the two previous RLC Chargers used 10-spoke wheels, the latest creation from Mattel marks the return to a 5-spoke design.

The Mag-style Real Riders are the optimum choice for any 1/64th-scale muscle car, and it's even better that the designers didn't paint them in any silly color. As usual, the 1969 Dodge Charger R/T launches September 26 at 9 AM PT and will cost $25. There's a limit of two units per order, and remember shipping costs, especially if you live outside of the United States. If I'm correct, this thing will be sold out in less than 10 minutes after it goes live, so set an alarm clock to remind you.
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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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