To View the original Wheel Type page click HERE. Mattel has released many different wheel styles for Hot Wheels cars. This is a list of all types used between 1968 and present.

Red Lines and Basic Wheels

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
Redline.png RL Redline/Red Stripe (Type 1) 1968 - 1977 Used on all cars from 1968 - 1972 and on a few cars between 1973 and 1977
Redline2 - 6164bf.jpg RL2 Redline/Red Stripe (Type 2) 1973 - 1977 Used on most cars from 1973 - 1976, and on some in 1977
Redline.png RL4 Neo Classic Redline (Type 4) 2002 - present Used on Limited-Edition cars from HotWheelsCollectors.com
BW's - 6144bf.jpg BW Basic Wheel/Black Wall 1977 - present Used on most cars from 1977-1980
WW's - 6147bf.jpg WW White Wall 1983 - present Same hub as BW and RL Type 2

Modern Mainline Wheels

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
GHO's - 6146bf.jpg GHO or HO Gold Hot Ones or Hot Ones 1980 - present Used thinner axles like the Type 1 Redlines; Gold Chrome
2415bf.jpg SHO or CHO Silver Hot Ones or Chrome Hot Ones 1980 - present Unlike original Hot Ones, these were regular Silver Chrome
UH's - 6143bf.jpg UH Ultra Hot 1984 - 1995 Originally for the Ultra Hots series in the mid-80's, but later used on other cars until 1995
3SP's - 6149bf.jpg 3SP 3 Spoke 1995 - 2014 Last normal release was in 2008 on various Speed Racer models, but this same wheel type was then used on a Mega Bloks 3-in-1 car that was released in 2014 (Rage Rider CNF36 & Nitro Booster CNF35)
5SP's - 6150bf.jpg 5SP 5 Spoke 1995 - present
7SP.jpg 7SP 7 Spoke 1995-present
Wheels.BlackGYE7SP.100x100.jpg BlackGYE7SP Black 7 Spoke Wheels w/Goodyear lettering 1995 - present
2411bf.jpg LW / WSP Lace Wheels (LW) or Wire Spoke (WSP) 1996-present
5DOT.jpg 5DOT 5 Dot or 5 Hole 1996 - present
SB's - 6152cf.jpg SB / DW / TB/ WV Saw Blade, Directional Wheel, Tri-Blade, Wave Wheel 1996-present Also called Directional Wheel (DW), Wave Wheel (WV), or Tri-Blade (TB). The DW & WV references are old but were well known 1st was Scooter1's Hot Wheels Wheel Chart. The 2nd Paul M. Provencher his Die Cast Pro Hot Wheels - The Definitive Wheel Chart http://whitemetal.com/ppro/wheelweb/main.htm The TB reference I remembered was from http://www.hotwheelscollectors.com.
Wheels.RL5SP.100x100.jpg RL5SP Redline 5 Spoke Wheels 1997 - present
PR5's - 6151bf.jpg PR5 PR5 2000 - present Named after Phil Riehlman
Wheels AGENTAIR 35.jpg SK5 Skinny Wheel 2002-present
2418bf.jpg Y5 'Y' 5 Spoke Wheel 2002 - present
2409bf.jpg 10SP 10 Spoke 2003 - present
2423bf.jpg FTE Faster Than Ever 2005-present Cars with this wheel have special nickel-plated axles which reduce friction and increase the car's speed. Always a "bronze" color
Wheels AGENTAIR 38.jpg OH5 / OH5SP Open Hole 5-Spoke 2005 - present Same style as FTE, but uses normal axle and comes in silver, gold and many other colors
MC5 Muscle Car 5 Spoke.JPG MC5 (Muscle) Muscle Car 5-Spoke 2010 - Present
J5 wheel.JPG J5 Japan/Japanese 5 Spoke 2010 - Present
HW-wheel-CORA6.jpg RA6 Ryu Asada 6-Spokes 2016 - present First Used on the 2017 El Viento.
DD8.png DD8 Deep-Dish 8 Spoke 2017 - present First Used on the Nissan Fairlady 2000
HW50wheel.JPG HW50 Hot Wheels 50 / HW50 Race Team (Anniversary) 2018 Currently exclusive for the Hot Wheels Racing Team Series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Hot Wheels.
Aerodisc.jpg AeroDisc Aero Disc 2018- present First Used on the Honda City Turbo II
BAJA5.jpg BAJA5 Baja 5-Spoke Basic Wheel 2018- present First used on 2-Tuff

Off-Road Wheels

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
CT's - 6158bf.jpg CT Construction Tires 1980 - present Chrome face
ORCT's - 6155bf.jpg CTS Construction Tires Spoke(Type 2) 1985 - present 8-Spoke chrome construction wheels
ORCT's - 6155bf.jpg ORCT Off-Road Construction Tires 1985 - present 8-Spoke chrome construction wheels with a highly-ridged tire
ORSB's - 6157bf.jpg ORSB / SBCT / ORDW Off Road Saw Blade / Saw Blade Construction Tire / Off Road Directional Wheel 1996 - present The SBCT reference was found on southtexasdiecast.com describing the tire on the 2001 Gulch Stepper (Final Run). A better example of the SBCT is on the 2000 Hot Wheels #111 Wheel Loader--a saw blade mounted on an official construction vehicle. However, by inspection, the ORSB and SBCT appear to be the same tire. The SBCT may just be the ORSB applied to construction vehicles.


Also called Directional Wheel (DW), Wave Wheel (WV), or Tri-Blade (TB). The DW & WV references are old but were well known 1st was Scooter1's Hot Wheels Wheel Chart and the 2nd Paul M. Provencher his Die Cast Pro Hot Wheels - The Definitive Wheel Chart http://whitemetal.com/ppro/wheelweb/main.htm The TB reference I remembered was hotwheelscollectors.com (Rugged Triblade)

Wheels AGENTAIR 14.jpg OR5SP Off Road 5 Spoke 2002 - present
CR Blk OR6SP.jpg OR6SP Off Road 6 Spoke 2009 - present
Bead Lock Off road wheel (BLOR).jpg BLOR Bedlock Off-Road 2015 - present Used on Hot Trucks Series Toyota Baja Truck

Real Riders

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
GHRR's - 6148bf.jpg RR Real Riders 1983 - Present Came with Gray, White, Red, Yellow or Orange hubs. Gray and White sometimes had "Goodyear" printed on the tires. The original Real Riders wheels are often referred to as "Turbine Real Riders" in recent years due to the vast variety of different styles of Real Riders now
Wheels.ORRR.100x100.jpg ORRR Off Road Real Riders 1983 - Present Came with Gray or White hubs with "Goodyear" printed on tires
Wheels.RR.100x100.jpg DDRR Deep Dish Real Riders 1992 - present Usually in Chrome and often referred to as CDDRR. Used on most Treasure Hunts.
Image Not Available.jpg RT Race Car Tires 1992 - present Similar to RR, but with different hub. Came with or without red or white stripe
Wheels AGENTAIR 106.jpg RR5SP 5 Spoke Mag-Style Real Riders 2002 - present
Wheels AGENTAIR 60.jpg RRMAG Mag-Style Real Riders 2002 - present Very Similar to RRPrf, Identifiable by 3 step outer rim
Wheels AGENTAIR 108.jpg RR6SP 6 Spoke Real Riders 2002 - present
Wheels AGENTAIR 28.jpg RRPrf Preferred Series Real Riders 2002 - present Very Similar to RRMAG, Identifiable by single deep dish rim, and presence of 5 lug nuts
Wheels.RRBNG.100x100.jpg RRBNG BNG Real Rider 2003 - present
LW5 Larry Wood 5 spoke.JPG LW5 Larry Wood 5 Spoke 2009 - present
RRDragS.jpg RRDragS Real Rider Drag Slick 2009 - present First used in the Dragstrip Demons Series
MiniRR5SP.jpg Mini RR5SP Mini Real Rider 5 Spoke 2009 - present First used in the Dragstrip Demons Series
DSD12SP.jpg DSD12SP Dragstrip Demon 12SP 2009 - present First used in the Dragstrip Demons Series
RRDragD.jpg RRDragD Real Rider Drag Dish 2010 - Present First used as the Rear Wheels on several castings in the Dragstrip Demons Series.
RRE RealRiderExotic.JPG RRE Real Rider Exotic 2010 - Present Similiar to a PC5 wheel in appearence, With a real rider tire.
Dish.jpg RRLD Real Rider Lake Disc 2010 - Present Also called Moon Disc or MD
RRS-Chrome-1.jpg RRS Real Riders Steelie 2010 - Present
RRC - Real Rider Cobra Wheel.JPG RRC Real Rider Cobra 2011 - Present Also called RR10SP
Orrr5sp.png ORRR5SP Off-Road 5-Spoke Real Rider 2013 - present Debuted on the 2013 Super Treasure Hunt '10 Toyota Tundra
ORRRP 1.png ORRRPrf Off-Road Preferred Real Rider 2013 - present Debuted on the 2013 Hot Wheels Boulevard '88 Jeep Wagoneer
Green Line Black RR8SP.png RR8SP Real Riders 8 Spoke 2013 - present Used on the 2013 Double Demon Delivery from the Pop Culture
WWSRR.png WWSRR White Wall Slotted Real Riders 2014 - present Used on the Ford Super De Luxe from the Retro Entertainment Series (Back to the Future)
Red Line ORDDRR.png ORDDRR Off-Road Deep-Dish Real Riders 2014 - present Used on Texas Drive 'Em Pop Culture: General Mills
C4SPRR.png C4SPRR Chrome Classic 4-Spoke Real Rider 2016 - present First used on the Car Culture (Japan Historics) series.
MCRR.png RRMC Real Riders Modern Concave wheels (chrome hubs) 2016 - present First used on the Car Culture (Euro Style) series.
MiniC4SP.jpg MiniC4SP Mini Classic 4-Spoke 2017 - present Used on the '60s Fiat 500D Modificado from the Car Culture (Air-cooled) series.

Mini version of the C4SPRR.

RRAWs.png RRA Real Rider Aero 2017 - present Used on the Porsche 962 from the Car Culture: Race Day series.
VOLKSWHEEL.png RRF52T Real Rider Fifteen52 Turbomac 2018 - present Used on the Volkswagen Transporter T1 Pickup from the Team Transport Series
RRF52O.jpg RRF52O Real Rider Fifteen52 Outlaw 2018 - present First used on the Porsche 356 Speedster from the Team Transport
RR6SPMGold.JPG RR6SPM Gold Real Rider 6 Spoke Mag 2018 - present First used on the Nissan Silvia (S15) in the Retro Entertainment: Forza
Unimogwheel.png ORRR6SPM Off-Road Real Rider 6 Spoke Mag 2018 - present First used on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 1300 from Pop Culture
RR8DOT.jpg RR8DOT Real Riders 8 Dot 2019 - present First used in the Fast & Furious Premium Series
RRMUSCLE.PNG RRMUSCLE Real Riders Muscle 2019 - present First used on the RLC '69 Chevy C-10
Image Not Available.jpg RR5SPM Real Riders 5-Spoke Modern 2020 - present First used on the Ford RS 200
Image Not Available.jpg RR10SPM Real Riders 10-Spoke Modern 2020 - present First used on the BMW M3 E46

Specialty Wheels

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
Wheels.8SP.100x100.jpg 8SP 8 Spoke 1979 - 1981 Used on Hot Wheels Scorchers
GY5DOT.png GY5DOT Goodyear 5-Dot Wheels 1983 Used on Shift Kickers.
MW - 7035bf.jpg MW Micro Wheel These are the tiny rollers used in Military-themed vehicles
XVWheel.png XV X-V Racers Wheel 1986 - 1987 Used on X-V Racers.
Wheel Cal Custom AGENTAIR.jpg TW Turbo Wheels 1989 - 1991 Used for California Customs series
Power command wheel.jpg PCW / PCOM Power Command 1990
Wheels AGENTAIR 55.jpg PC5 5 Spoke Pro-Circuit 1992 - present Used on Pro-Circuit cars
PC6.jpg PC6 6 Spoke Pro-Circuit 1992 - present Used on Pro-Circuit Indy cars
Limewheel.jpg LIW Lime Wheel 1992 - 1993 Used on only two cars, the 1992 Miata and the 1993 BMW 850i
Screamin wheels.jpg SCW Screamin' Wheels 1993 - present Only used on set cars. Treads make "screaming" sound when running down track
Wheels.MGW.100x100.jpg MGW Micro Gear 1993 - 2002
Image Not Available.jpg CR1 Construction Rollers (Type 1)
CR1 or 2 from CAT Bull Dozer.jpg CR2 Construction Rollers (Type 2) Used on the CAT Bulldozer
Wheels AGENTAIR 61.jpg GYE10SP Goodyear Eagle 10-Spoke Tires Comes with or without lettering
Wheel hot hubs1 AGENTAIR.jpg HH Hot Hubs 1995 Used for Hot Hubs line
POW.jpg POW Progressive Oval Wheel 1995 Only used on one car in the mainline, the Suzuki QuadRacer. Wheel was used on some cars for the Top Speed launcher cars as well.
HW Drag Wheel.jpg 10DOT 10-Dot 1996 - Present Used on Volkswagen Drag Bus
Corgi wheel AGENTAIR 1.jpg Corgi Corgi (Type 1) 1996 - 1997 Used on old Corgi castings
Wheels AGENTAIR 48.jpg Corgi2 Corgi (Type 2) 1996 - 1997 Used on old Corgi castings
MXV.png MXV Motorized X-V Racers Wheel 1996 - 2000 Used on Motorized X-V Racers; available in a wide variety of rim styles.
Soldier Fortune Black Ops (FXL43) 03.jpg Monster Jam Wheel 2000 - 2018 Used on several vehicles from Monster Jam series, in wide range of colors.
Wheels.Micro5SP.black.100x100.jpg Micro5SP Micro 5SP (Black Hub) 2001-present Replaced MGW
Wheels.Micro5SP.chrome.100x100.jpg Micro5SP Micro 5SP (Gray Hub) 2001-present Replaced MGW
6161bf.jpg HF5 5 spoke
no axe role
2003 Used on 35th Anniversary Deora II and some of Hall of Fame series.
CM5 - 6345bf.jpg CM5 Co-Molded Wheel or CoMo 2003 - 2005 First used on Highway 35 cars
Wheels.CoMo.100x100.jpg CoMo Co-Molded Wheel 2003 - 2006
Bling Wheel.jpg BLING Blings Wheel 2004 - present Used mainly on Blings models
Wheel Bling2a AGENTAIR.jpg 5SP BLING 5 Spoke Blings 2004 - present
Wheel Bling AGENTAIR.jpg 6SP BLING 6 Spoke Blings 2004 - present
Wheel Bling3 AGENTAIR.jpg TD BLING Tear Drop Blings 2004 - present Whips Series West Coast Customs - (New School) Mercedes SL55 and (Team Baurtwell) '69 Dodge Charger
Wheels AGENTAIR 25.jpg 10SPBLING 10 Spoke Blings 2004 - present
Wheels AGENTAIR 54.jpg TT Torque-Thrust 2005 Only (?)
Wheels AGENTAIR 4.jpg CM6 Co-Molded 6-Spoke or A6SP 2005 - 2011 First used on AcceleRacers cars
Wheel street show AGENTAIR.jpg SS5SP Street Show 5 Spoke 2007 - present
Wheel street show2 AGENTAIR.jpg SSO5SP Street Show Open 5 Spoke 2007 - present
Image Not Available.jpg RPR5 Rumblers Phil Riehlman 5-Spoke 2008 Only used on the Rumblers model Light Rider.
Image Not Available.jpg R5SP Rumblers 5-Spoke 2008 Only used on the Rumblers model Siren Blaster.
Image Not Available.jpg R10SP Rumblers 10-Spoke 2008 Only used on the Rumblers model Night Storm.
Image Not Available.jpg RBLING Rumblers Bling 2008 Only used on the Rumblers model Sonic Surfer.
RU6SP.png RU6SP Rev-Ups 6 Spoke 2010 only Used only on the Rev-Ups series, based on CM6 .
RVOR6SP.png RUOR6SP Rev-Ups Offroad 6 Spoke 2010 only Used only on the Rev-Ups series, based on OR6SP.
RSW.png RSW Retro Slot Wheels 2013 - present First used on Cool Classics
Silver MMW.png MMW Mutant Machines Wheel 2014 A small wheel located in the middle of the Mutant Machines cars.
MC1WheelSideView.jpg MC1 Micro Caster 1 2007 - present The small wheels on the Batcopter.
Image Not Available.jpg SS Split Speeders Wheel 2016 - 2017 A small wheel used on Split Speeders cars.
D6DOT, Chrome Blue.png D6DOT Double 6-Dot 2016 - present Used on the 2016 Galactic Express.
Image Not Available.jpg AT4SP All-Terrain 4-Spoke 2017 - present Used on the BB-8 from the Star Wars All-Terrain Character Cars series.
Image Not Available.jpg AT5SP All-Terrain 5-Spoke 2017 - present Used on the Darth Vader from the Star Wars All-Terrain Character Cars series.
Image Not Available.jpg AT16SP All-Terrain 16-Spoke 2017 - present Used on the Stormtrooper from the Star Wars All-Terrain Character Cars series.
Image Not Available.jpg ATRA All-Terrain Rebel Alliance 2017 - present Used on the Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars All-Terrain Character Cars series.
Darth Vader (MT) 03.jpg MT5SP Monster Truck 5-Spoke 2018 - present Used on Darth Vader from the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks series
MK Yoshi.jpg MK4S Mario Kart 4 Spoke 2019 - present Used only on Mario Kart series.
ID5SP (From Arachnorod HWID).jpg ID5SP ID 5-Spoke 2019 - present Used only on Hot Wheels id series
Image Not Available.jpg ORID Off-Road ID Wheel 2019 - present Used only on Hot Wheels id series

Motorcycle Wheels

Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
Wheels.ORMC.100x100.jpg ORMC Off-Road Motorcycle 2007 - present
Moto type 3.jpg MC3 Motorcycle (3 Spoke)
Motorcycle Type 5.jpg MC5 (Moto) Motorcycle (5 Spoke) 2005 – Present
Image Not Available.jpg MC8DOT Motorcycle 8 Dot Wheel 2005 – 2012 Used only on Airy 8
ECTO2WHEEL.png MotoWSP Clear & Black Motorcycle Wirespoke 2016 - present Used on the 2016 Ecto-2.

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