A new series was introduced in 1990: California Customs, which featured models with vibrant paint jobs and custom wheels. (This series is listed in the Specialty Series section of the Price Guide.) Larry Wood introduced the first Purple Passion, which sent collectors into a frenzy. It was a difficult find, until later in the year. Hot Wheels Cereal was introduced to grocery stores, and featured cars for prizes in the box. The Propper Chopper was introduced, marking the first time an aircraft was introduced into the Hot Wheels line (excluding the Hot Birds). NOTE: This section features ONLY NON-COLLECTOR NUMBER models from 1990. You can access 1990's Collector Numbers (by number) in the "Collector Numbers" section of the Price Guide.

Quoted values are for LOOSE, NM examples. Cars less than NM will obviously command a lesser value than listed, depending on overall condition. Unless otherwise stated, the country of origin for all listed models is Malaysia. Different countries will be listed second, and bolded.

Note that the NCHWA utilizes a pricing method called "Star Value©." Instead of specific dollar values, each car will be assigned a Star Value© to indicate rarity and potential price range. There are simply too many variables to place a "set" value on any model, so a range will be used instead to indicate where that particular model may fall on the secondary price scale. A +/- indicates where on that scale the value is approximated, while a number by itself would indicate the value falls in the middle of the Star Value. This is also an easy quick-glance method to determine rarity; the higher the number, the rarer the car. The value chart will be placed at the bottom of each page.

Option: Click the button to the left to download a printable copy of the Star Chart for easy reference (Microsoft Word or equivalent program required for viewing or download). It beats scrolling up and down when you're pricing your cars!
#
Name
Description
Wheels
Value
N/A
'55 Chevy
a) Dark red body with orange/white Chevy logo on sides and gold Hot Ones (HW Cereal only-never in blisterpack)
b) Same as "a", but with yellow/white Chevy logo on sides)
GHO
GHO
3
6
.
2072
'57 T-Bird
a) Aqua body with blue/yellow/purple tampo on hood/roof and Whitewalls (Park 'n Plates)
b) Same as "a", but with Blackwall wheels
WW
BW
1+
3-
.
3888
Baja Bug
a) Red body with red interior, yellow "Blazin' Bug" tampo and Blackwall wheels
b) Same as "a", but with black interior
c) Purple body with red interior, "Blazin' Bug" tampo and Blackwall wheels (International only)
d) Same as "a", but with blue "Blazin' Bug" tampo (Hot Wheels Cereal and K*B Toys giveaway)
BW
BW
BW
BW
1+
1+
2-
2+
.
N/A
Big Rig
a) Yellow bodyw with red/blue star tampos on sides and Blackwall wheels (Big Rigger Stunt Show set only)
BW
3-
.
9231
Blazer 4x4
a) Green body with blue/yellow/orange tampo and GCT wheels (Park 'n Plates)
GCT
1+
.
N/A
Blown Camaro
a) Black body with "Getty" tampo on sides and Blackwall wheels
b) Same as "a", but with Ultra Hots wheels
BW
UH
1
2+
.
N/A
Camaro Z28
a) Purple body with green/white/yellow side tampos and gold Hot Ones wheels (HW Cereal only-never in blisterpack)
GHO
2-
.
N/A
Chevy Stocker
a) Aqua body with #3 and racing tampos on sides, with Blackwall wheels (HW Cereal only)
BW
2-
.
9252
Corvette Stingray
a) Gold chrome body with no tampos. HW 20th Anniversary, with trophy.
b) Orange body with blue/black stripes on hood/roof and Blackwall wheels (HW Cereal only)
BW
UH
1+
1+
.
9246
Custom Corvette
a) Gold chrome body with no tampos. HW 20th Anniversary, with trophy.
b) White body with tan interior, "Corvette" twice on hood and Ultra Hots wheels (HW Cereal only)
UH
UH
1+
1+
.
4970
Delivery Truck
a) White body with "Air France Cargo" on sides and Blackwall wheels (Intl. line only)
BW
2
.
3835
Ferrari Testarossa
a) White body with red "75" on hood, black interior and Ultra Hots wheels (International only)
b) Same as "a", but with tan interior
UH
UH
1
1
.
N/A
Fiero 2M4
a) Red body with red/white/blue tampo on sides, no tampos on hood, gold Hot Ones (HW Cereal only)
GHO
1
.
4005
Fire Chief
a) Red body with black interior, "Fire Chief 5" tampos on sides and Blackwall wheels
b) Same as "a", but with "Fire Chief 1" tampos on sides (5-Pack only)
c) Same as "b", but with tan interior (5-Pack only)
BW
BW
BW
1
1
2
.
9222
Lamborghini Countach
a) Red body with no tampos, white interior and Ultra Hots wheels (Park 'n Plates)
UH
2+
.
N/A
Mini Truck
a) Yellow body with pink/green/blue stripes on sides and Ultra Hots wheels (City Burger Stand Sto & Go set only)
b) Same as "a", but with gold Ultra Hots
UH
UH
1
2
.
N/A
Nissan 300 ZX
a) White body with metal base, "Getty" tampo on hood and Ultra Hots wheels
b) Same as "a", but with white painted base
UH
UH
1
1
.
N/A
Probe Funny Car
a) White body with "Castrol GTX" and "Jolly Rancher" tampos. Blue base and Blackwall wheels (3-Pack only)
b) Same as "a", but with light red base
c) Same as "b", but without "Jolly Rancher" tampos
BW
BW
BW
2-
1+
1+
.
N/A
Purple Passion
a) Black body with orange/red side/hood tampos and Whitewall wheels (City Market Sto & Go only)
b) White body, same as "a"
WW
WW
3
3+
.
N/A
Range Rover
a) Yellow body with tan interior, "Cadbury Flake" tampo on hood and CT wheels (value exceeds chart)
b) Purple body with tan interior, "Cadbury" tampo on sides and CT wheels (value exceeds chart)
CT
CT
$975.00
$975.00
.
9113
Simpsons Family Camper
Scene Machines
a) Blue body with Bart & Lisa on sides, thin yellow stripes and white CT wheels
b) Same as "a", but with thick yellow stripes
c) Same as "a", but with yellow CT wheels
CT
CT
CT
2
2
2
.
9114
Simpsons Nuclear Waste Van
Scene Machines
a) Yellow body with "Driver Homer Simpson" on sides and chrome Blackwall wheels
b) Same as "a", but with yellow Blackwall wheels
c) Same as "a", but with white Blackwall wheels
BW
BW
BW
2
2
2
.
9252
Split Window '63
a) Gold chrome body with no tampos. Billionth Car promotion, with trophy.
BW
2-
.
N/A
Thunderburner
a) Yellow body with "Getty" tampo on hood and Blackwall wheels
BW
1
.
N/A
VW Bug
a) Bright green body with "Getty" tampo on roof, with Blackwall wheels
BW
1+
.
N/A
G/T Racer
a) Red body with yellow/blue/white tampo, grey interior and Ultra Hots wheels (Park 'n Plates only)
UH
2+
.


1 = $1-5 2 = $6-15 3 = $16-25 4 = $26-35 5 = $36-50 6 = $51-70
7 = $71-90 8 = $91-110 9 = $111-130 10 = $131-160 11 = $161-180 12 = $181-200
13 = $201-220 14 = $221-240 15 = $241-270 16 = $271-300 17 = $301-330 18 = $331-350

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