I was excited about some toys coming out that were licensed by one of my favorite bands. When I saw them I didn’t care for any of them. They were all sadly uninspired. I can’t believe I waited five decades for this. I’m not impressed with the art or the features of the cars. I can’t believe they used the old album covers and not concert posters. What kind of market research did they do? Will these cars even roll? The art is hideous and the images look flat. Damn these toys deserved better. This has got to be the worst art package for three cars from HotWheels I’ve ever seen. The GNR themed toys are much better. I wish these could have been more like those. If Matchbox had gotten this license it would have been soo much better, like take my money now better. Steve Ritchie should be ashamed to have his name associated with these cars. I’m a HotWheels fan but this is a new low. My kids looked at this and said “There [sic] trash” and I 100% agree. Super disappointed in this. I can’t hate these cars enough. They didn’t even try. I canceled my order. My friend made his own Zepplin car that was 10x better than any of these three.
The first one sucks more to me. Barf. As a kind my friends and I always thought that Led Zeppelin III was horrible art work for an album. It looks like Wonderbread. They should have added more color instead of just copying the album art. It would have looked better if they inverted the colors. I can’t believe they made it into a toy. This is a step backward from the hand drawn art on previous cars. It would be so much better if they made the art like they did on the Beatles car.
The Hindenberg was the best of the worst and it was incredibly lazy. The other two are horrid! They could have used a better font. Still, I can’t believe people would throw away their money on this. I’m going to get Aurich to do a full repaint of it. The image on the van was redundant with the image on the card.
The blue color looks like shit. It is that horrible blue. It looks like puke to me and I’d rather swallow my own vomit than look at it. Powder blue barf…what were they thinking. If it didn’t have to be blue I would buy this one. It would have been better in WWE gold. The blue is such a clash. It looks like it could be a Bugs Bunny theme. It would be better as bright green so it looks like it was in black light. It would have looked a lot better if they covered it with a bunch of concert posters. They should have made this white like in the youtube video.
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