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This article is a list of Hot Wheels released in 1968. Sixteen new vehicles were introduced this year. They were also known as "The Original 16" or "Sweet Sixteen". This was the first year for Hot Wheels.

Sweet Sixteen[]


Hot Wheels by year[]

Yearly Lists of Basic Line and Other collections
By Year:

196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009 • 2010 (USAInternational)201120122013201420152016 • 2017 (#1-365by Series) • 2018 (#1-365by Series) • 2019 (#1-250by Series) • 2020 (#1-250by Series) • 2021 (#1-250by Series) • 2022 (#1-250by Series) • 2023 (#1-250by Series) • 2024 (#1-250by Series) • 2025 (#1-250by Series)

Early Collections:
Action CommandClassicsClassy CustomsDrag StrippersExtrasFlying ColorsGrand PrixHiRakersMegaforceOldies But GoodiesReal RidersRescue TeamSpeed DemonsSpeed FleetSpeed MachinesSpeedway SpecialsSuper ChromesSuper StreetersThe HeaviesThe HeavysThe Hot OnesThe SpoilersTrailbustersUltra HotsWorkhorses

Early Special Series:
Action PacksAuto-CityAutomagicCalifornia CustomChopcyclesColor ChangersColor FXConvertablesCrack-UpsCrashersFarbsFat Daddy SizzlersFlip OutsFlippersGran TorosHot BirdsHot LineHot ShotsHot Wheels U.S.A.Hot Wheels WorldMotorized X-V RacersNight Ridin' SizzlersPlanet MicroRevversRRRumblersScorchersShift KickersSizzlersSizzlers IISteering RigsSuper California CustomX-V RacersZowees

Other Early Series:
Action CyclesAction RacersAttack PackHot Wheels RailroadKey Force

Modern Special Series:
100%AcceleRacersAuto AffinityBattle Force 5 • Boulevard (20122020)Car Culture (2-PacksTeam Transport)Character CarsColor Shifters (Color Reveal)Cool ClassicsClassicsDeliveryDragstrip DemonsFast & Furious Premium • Flying Customs (200620132020)Hot Wheels GarageHall of FameHigh-Speed Wheels Track StarsHighway 35 World RaceHeritageHot Wheels idHot Wheels RacingMario KartNostalgic BrandsPop Culture Premium Collector SetsPro Racing (Team Transporters)Replica EntertainmentRetro StyleSince '68Speed MachinesSuper ChromesTeam Hot Wheels High-Speed WheelThe Hot OnesUltra HotsVintage Racing

Notable Modern Themed Assortments:
50th Anniversary Favorites50th Anniversary Originals50th Anniversary Throwback • Pearl and Chrome Anniversary Series (2018201920202021202220232024) • Batman (20122015201820192021202220232024)Cars of the DecadesCop RodsEaster Eggsclusives • Easter (2013201420152017)Fast & FuriousFast & Furious Spy Racers • Fire Rods (20002009)Fright CarsHalloween CarsHoliday Hot RodsHW Road Trippin' • HW Winter (20202021202220232024)Neon SpeedersRetro Style • Spring (2018201920202021202220232024)Stars & StripesThe Beatles Yellow SubmarineThrowbackUltra HotsVintage Racing Club

Other Modern Series:
Battle XCustom ClassicsCustom MotorsDropstarsExtreme ShoxxFerrari X-VG-MachinesHot Import NightsHot TunerzHot Wheels SkateLightyearLong HaulersModifightersMonster Jam (Rev Tredz)Monster Trucks (Bash-UpsBig RigsColor RevealDouble TroublesMiniMystery TrucksOversizedRoarin' WreckersTwisted Tredz)Moto Track StarsMotor CyclesPavement PoundersRacerVerseRacing RigsRapid TransitRoad BeastsRobo WheelsSkate FreaksSnap RidesSpeed CyclesSpeed DemonsStarships (Starships Select)Super RigsThunder CyclesTrack FleetTrack Stars HaulersTrackin' TrucksTruckin' TransportersVolkswagenWrecking Wheels

Elite 64HWC.comRed Line ClubNFT Garage

Larger Scale:
1:43 Pull-BacksBatman 1:50 Scale SeriesFormula FuelersHot Wheels ElitePremium 1:43Pull-Back SpeedersStreet PowerTunerz

Collector Numbers 1 - 1121Hot Wheels 1:87 Scale SeriesMultipacks