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Custom Volkswagen
Debut Series 1968 Hot Wheels
Produced 1968 Only
Designer Ira Gilford and Harry Bradley (Collaboration)
Number #6220
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Custom Volkswagen Description

Custom Volkswagen was one of the cars released in the original 1968 Hot Wheels line-up. Designed by Ira Gilford and Harry Bradley. Based On the very popular Volkswagen beetle. Although not a rear engined car for the Hot Wheels version, It has a blown V-8 in the trunk. Ya  you remember they had the trunk in the front. Herby on steroids !

Hong Kong Versions

The Custom Volkswagen has come out in the following 1/64 scale Hong Kong versions:

The Hong Kong Version is quite different from it's U.S. Counterpart. The Glass was tinted blue, Plastic motor, Black steering wheel(stuck into interior), Four holes in the base and detail suspension. Interiors: White, Lt. Brown, Dk. Brown.

Colors are desending in rarity from common to rare.

Year Series Color Stickers Base Color / Types Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type cast# Country Notes / Variations Photo
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Blue Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Green Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Red Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Aqua Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Copper Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
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1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Orange Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Dark Enamel Green Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Purple Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Olive Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Light Blue Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK

Hong Kong NSR Versions

The Custom Volkswagen has come out in the following 1/64 scale NSR Hong Kong versions:

Although it has things in common with the Sun Roof model there is a difference between the NSR and the Sunroof models. besides No Sun Roof, No side windows. Different interior.

Year Series Color Stickers Base Color / Types Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type cast# Country Notes / Variations Photo
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Blue Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
NSR Bug from sweden group lot
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Aqua Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Copper Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Orange Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Red Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Green Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR
1968 Hot Wheels Dark Enamel Green Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 HK NSR

United States Versions

The Custom Volkswagen has come out in the following 1/64 scale United States versions:

Notes:Clear windows, Metal engine, Steering wheel part of molded interior, front head lights are part of the body, Front window is larger, less detail on the base. White Interior is normal, but can be found in dark interior.

Colors are desending in rarity from common to rare.

Year Series Color Stickers Base Color / Types Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type cast# Country Notes / Variations Photo
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Copper Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw copper US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Blue Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Blue Unpainted / Metal Dark RL 6220 US
Us blue VW
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Green Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw Green US front
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Red Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw red US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Aqua Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw Aqua US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Antifreeze Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Purple Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Orange Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Gold Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Lime Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Olive Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw Olive US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Rose Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw Rose US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Creamy Pink Unpainted / Metal White RL 6220 US
Vw Creamy Pink US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Light Blue Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Magenta Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Hot Pink Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US
1968 Hot Wheels Spectraflame Yellow Unpainted / Metal RL 6220 US

Similar Casting

1974 Flying Colors

Striped bug

Volkswagen (1974)

1989 Regular Line-up

Vwbug yellow

VW Bug (1989)

Gallery

Re-Cast 2005 Versions

The Custom Volkswagen has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Types Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type cast# Country Notes / Variations Photo
N/A 2005 19th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention Spectraflame Light Green Light Green & Dark Green Graphics Chrome-Plated / Metal Clear Beige RL H2935 China Limited to 10,000. The engine was assembled backwards. Custom VW - 05 Cali Conv
N/A 2006 HotWheelsCollectors.com Series 5 - Real Riders Spectraflame Red Chrome-Plated / Metal Clear White RLRR 2006hwcrealriderscustomvolkswagen

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