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Mail In Mystery Cars

The Mystery Cars were originally a Hot Wheels mail in offer in which the car received was left a mystery. In 2005, as part of the 10th Anniversary Treasure Hunt celebration, Mattel offered four mystery cars, each car came with a voucher. Collect all four vouchers and you would receive an exclusive 13th Treasure Hunt Volkswagen Drag Bus . The four vouchers completed a picture of the Drag Bus.

2005 Mail in Mystery Cars:

  • VW Bug
  • Baja Bug
  • Drag Truck
  • New Beetle Cup

Each of these castings would be later found in the 10 Pack Kar Keepers with modified tampo.

2005 Mystery Car Series

Toy # Col. # Model Name Series Series # Photo
J0413 184 VW Bug 2005 Mystery Car Series 1/4 2005 184 Mystery (5).jpg
J0414 185 Baja Bug 2005 Mystery Car Series 2/4 BAJA BUG.jpg
J0415 186 Customized VW Drag Truck 2005 Mystery Car Series 3/4 Customized VW Drag Truck.jpg
J0416 187 Volkswagen New Beetle Cup 2005 Mystery Car Series 4/4 Newbeetle.1.jpg

2006 Mystery Car Series

Toy # Col. # Model Name Notes Series # Photo
K4688 219 Dairy Delivery 01/05 Dairy Delivery.JPG
K4689 220 '70 Chevelle SS 02/05 70 chevelle ss - 06 mystery.jpg
K4690 221 Airy 8 03/05 Airi8LProMC06.jpg
K4691 222 '55 Chevy Panel 04/05 SD535873.JPG
J4692 223 Volkswagen Drag Bus 05/05 VW Bus - 2006 Mystery.jpg

Black Blister Mainline Segments

2007 saw mystery cars introduced to the mainline. How do you know if you have found a mystery car? First, the card will have a black stripe on the right side, extending from the top of the card to the bottom of the card. On this stripe, there will be white writing that reads MYSTERY. See the link provided for a photo of a mystery car.([Courtesey of 4toycars.com])

There has been a great amount of speculation about decoding the numbers on the mystery cars to identify what is inside. Until 2010 the only way to see any of the car inside was to open them. This has resulted in a rash of packages being opened in the stores. The 2010 Mystery packaging includes a small hole in the back to help mitigate this problem.


2007 Mystery Car Series

Category:Mystery Car (2007)

Toy # Col. # Model Name Notes Series # Photo
157 What-4-2 1/24​ What-4-2 - 07 Mystery.JPG
157 What-4-2 (2nd Color) 1/24​ What-4-2 Black.jpg
158 1970 Plymouth Barracuda 2/24​ 70 Cuda - 07 Mystery.JPG
158 1970 Plymouth Barracuda (2nd Color) 2/24​ Plymouth Barracuda Dark Red.jpg
159 C6 Corvette 3/24​ C6 Corvette AGENTAIR 7.jpg
159 C6 Corvette (2nd Color) 3/24​ C6 Corvette AGENTAIR 10.jpg
160 Symbolic 4/24​ Mystery Symbolic.jpg
161 Power Rage New in Mainline 5/24​ Power Rage - MysteryGold.JPG
161 Power Rage (2nd Color) New in Mainline 5/24​ Chrome Mystery Power Rage.jpg
162 Batmobile (Animated) New in Mainline 6/24​ Ani Bat - 07 Mystery.JPG
163 Side Draft 7/24​ 2007 mystery Side Draft.JPG
164 Sand Stinger 8/24​ Sandstinger.jpg
165 '65 Pontiac Bonneville 9/24​ 65 Bonneville - 07 Mystery Red.JPG
165 '65 Pontiac Bonneville (2nd Color) 9/24​ B-VilleLF.jpg
166 Maserati MC12 10/24​ Maserati MC12 Mystery - 9742df.jpg
167 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible New in Mainline 11/24​ VW Bug Green.jpg
167 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible (2nd Color) New in Mainline 11/24​ Vwbugconvertiblepink.jpg
168 Dodge M80 12/24​ Dodge M80 - 07 Mystery.JPG
169 F-Racer 13/24​ Mystery F-Racer.jpg
170 Bugatti Veyron 14/24​ Bugatti Veyron - 07 Mystery.JPG
170 Bugatti Veyron (2nd Color) 14/24​ BVeyronMcLoRF.jpg
171 Battle Spec New in Mainline 15/24​ Battle Spec - 07 Mystery.jpg
172 Corvette Stingray 16/24​ Corvette Stingray Orange.jpg
173 Steel Flame 17/24​ Steelflame.jpg
174 Riley & Scott MK III 18/24​ Rhileyetscot3.blue1.jpg
175 Track T 19/24​ Trackt.white.jpg
175 Track T (2nd Color) 19/24​ Track T - 07 Mystery.jpg
176 Rapid Transit 20/24​

Rapid.transit.k7624.a-l.jpg

176 Rapid Transit (2nd Color) 20/24​ Rapid.transit.k7624.b-l.JPG
177 Road Rocket 21/24​ Road Rocket - 07 Mystery.JPG
178 Fish'd & Chip'd 22/24​ Mystery Fishd-Chipd.jpg
179 Chaparral 2D 23/24​ Chaparral2d.jpg
180 Super Comp Dragster 24/24​ Supercompdragster.jpg

2008 Mystery Car Series

Category:Mystery Car (2008)

Toy # Col. # Model Name Notes Series # Photo
M6943 173 '69 Corvette 01/24 69 Vette - 07 Mystery.JPG
M6944 174 Bon Voyage 02/24 Bon Voyage Mystery.jpg
M6945 175 '66 Chevy Nova 03/24 Mystery Car '66 Chevy Nova - 6499cf.jpg
M6946 176 Cloak And Dagger 04/24 Mystery cloak.JPG
M6947 177 Jester 05/24 Mystery Jester.JPG
M6948 178 Altered State 06/24 Altered State - 08 Mystery.JPG
M6949 179 Ballistik 07/24 2008 Mystery Ballistik.jpg
M6950 180 Mustang Mach 1 08/24 Picture 139.jpg
M6951 181 Ford Shelby GR-1 Concept 09/24 Ford Shelby gr1 mystery.jpg
M6952 182 Hooligan 10/24 HooliganMcOnBx.jpg
M6953 183 Shoe Box 11/24 Mystery Shoe Box - B6452df.jpg
M6954 184 Monoposto 12/24 Monoposto 184.jpg
M6955 185 Lancia Stratos 13/24 Lancia Stratos Mystery 2008.jpg
M6956 186 Super Tsunami 14/24 Tsanmimystery.JPG
M6957 187 Med-Evil / Lane Splitter 15/24 2008 Mystery Lane Splitter.jpg
M6958 188 GT-03 16/24 Mystery 188.JPG
M6959 189 Callaway C7 17/24 Callaway C7 Mystery - B6451df.jpg
M6960 190 Scion xB 18/24 XB - Mystery Car.JPG
M6961 191 Corvette C6R 19/24 New corvette AGENTAIR 7.jpg
M6962 192 Saltflat Racer 20/24 Mystery 192.jpg
M6963 193 Ford Mustang GT Concept 21/24 Ford Mustang GT Concept Mystery - 9797df.jpg
M6964 194 '57 T-Bird (1978) 22/24 Mystery Car '57 T-Bird - B6453df.jpg
M6965 195 '58 Corvette 23/24 '58 Corvette Mystery - 9796df.jpg
M6966 196 Technetium 24/24 Mystery Car Technetium - 6513df.jpg

2009 Mystery Car Series

Category:Mystery Car (2009)

Toy # Col. # Model Name Notes Series # Photo
P2487 167 Corvette Grand Sport 01/24 Corvette Grand Sport white mys.jpg
P2488 168 Ferrari F430 Challenge 02/24 Ferrari.f430.challenge.p2488.a-l.jpg
P2489 169 Shadow Mk IIa 03/24 Shadow Mk IIa Mystery - 9802df.jpg
P2490 170 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept 04/24 Shelbly mystery.jpg
P2491 171 Fast Fish 05/24 Fast Fish - 2009 Mystery.jpg
P2492 172 Shell Shock 06/24 Shell Shock 2009 Mystery.jpg
P2493 173 Ford GTX-1 07/24 2009 Mystery GTX1.JPG
P2494 174 Ferrari 250 08/24 Ferrari250.jpg
P2495 175 Drift King 09/24 Drift King Mystery.JPG
P2496 176 Nitro Doorslammer 10/24 Nitro mystery.JPG
P2497 177 Chevy Camaro Concept 11/24 Camaro Concept - 09 Mystery.JPG
P2498 178 Gangster Grin 12/24 Gangstergrin.jpg
P2499 179 Mitsubishi Double Shotz 13/24 Mitsubishidouble.jpg
P2500 180 '40 Ford Convertible 14/24 40 Ford Conv - 09 Mystery.jpg
P2501 181 Dodge Concept Car 15/24 Dodgeconcept.jpg
P2502 182 Prototype H-24 16/24 Prototype HW24 - 09 Mystery.jpg
P2503 183 Rogue Hog 17/24 Rogue hog gold.JPG
P2504 184 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 18/24 Shelbycobradaytona.jpg
P2505 185 Split Vision 19/24 Split Vision Mystery.jpg
P2506 186 '08 Ford Focus 20/24 Focus.jpg
P2507 187 Ratbomb 21/24 Ratbomb.09.jpg
P2508 188 '07 Shelby GT-500 22/24 SA400114.jpg
P2509 189 1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL 23/24 Custom '64 Galaxie Mystery - 9801cf.jpg
P2510 190 Quad Rod 24/24 Quad Rod01.JPG

2010 Mystery Car Series

Category:Mystery Car (2010)

Toy # Col. # Model Name Notes Series # Photo
R7470 217 Duel Fueler 1/24 DuelFueler mystery.JPG
R7471 218 Fast FeLion 2/24 Fast FeLion - 10 Mystery.JPG
R7472 219 '70 Dodge Challenger 3/24 P1070071b 1000.jpg
R7473 220 Solar Reflex 4/24 SolarReflex Mystery.JPG
R7474 221 Rigor Motor 5/24 Rigormotor mystery.JPG
R7475 222 '09 Corvette ZR1 6/24 100 7719.jpg
R7476 223 Nissan Skyline 7/24 NissanSkyline 10mystery.JPG
R7477 224 Formul8r 8/24 Formul8r.jpg
R7478 225 '65 Corvette 9/24 2010 Mystery 01 65 Corvette.jpg
R7479 226 '70 Pontiac GTO 10/24 100 0017.jpg
R7480 227 Dodge Viper GTS-R 11/24 P1060919b 1000.jpg
R7481 228 Hyundai Spyder Concept 12/24 Hyundai spyder mystery.jpg
R7482 229 16 Angels 13/24 16 Angels - Gold-cropped.jpg
R7483 230 Lotus Sport Elise 14/24 Lotus elise mystery.png
R7484 231 Zotic 15/24 ZOTIC 001.jpg
R7485 232 Jaded 16/24 Jaded 10mystery.JPG
R7486 233 Surf Crate 17/24 Surfcrate mystery.JPG
R7487 234 Nissan 350Z 18/24 NissanZ mystery.JPG
R7488 235 '69 Dodge Coronet Super Bee 19/24 100 1684.JPG
R7489 236 '68 HEMI Barracuda 20/24 P1060770b 1000.jpg
R7490 237 Honda Civic Si 21/24 P1090068c 1000.jpg
R7491 238 Purple Passion 22/24 PurplePassPink2.jpg
R7492 239 Volkswagen Beetle Cup 23/24 P1080538c 1000.jpg
R7493 240 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 24/24 AstonMartinVantage mystery.JPG

2011 Mystery Models

In 2011, the Mystery Car series ended and the Mystery Models series was launched.

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