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Mattel has released many different wheel styles for Hot Wheels cars. This is a list of all types used between 1968 and 2010, in order of first appearance. Also see Wheel Types (By Type) for more information.



Image Letter Code Type Years Used Notes
RLDD 1 RLDD Redline/Red Stripe Deep Dish 1968
The "wheel" is inset a few millimeters from the "tire". Used on a few Hong Kong cars in 1968, came in small and medium sizes; attached with a white or pink bushing RLDD 2
Redline RL Redline/Red Stripe (Type 1)(Bushing) 1968-1970
The "wheel" is flush with the "tire". Used on all cars from 1968 and 1969 as well as a few cars in 1970 Spoilers; attached with a white or pink bushing RLB 4
Redline RL Redline/Red Stripe (Capped) 1970-1974
Used on most 1970 cars and all cars from 1971-1972 and on a few cars between 1973 and 1974; 2 piece "cap" style wheel RLC 3
Redline RL Redline/Red Stripe (Dual) 1970-1972
Used on some of the Heavyweights RLD 3 RLD 2
Redline2 - 6164bf RL2 Redline/Red Stripe (Type 2) 1973-1977 Used on most cars from 1973-1976, and on some in 1977.
BW's - 6144bf BW Basic Wheel/Black Wall 1977-1997 Used on most cars from 1978-1980
Wheels.8SP.100x100 8SP 8 Spoke 1979-1981 Used on Hot Wheels Scorchers
CT's - 6158bf CT Construction Tires 1980-present Chrome face
GHO's - 6146bf HO Hot Ones 1980-present Hot Ones, named for the HW line.  Big center disc with six short spokes.  Color variations.
MW - 7035bf
MW Micro Wheel These are the tiny rollers used in Military-themed vehicles
WW's - 6147bf WW White Wall 1983-present Same hub as BW and RL Type 2
GHRR's - 6148bf 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 ORRR Off Road Real Riders 1983-Present Came with Gray or White hubs with "Goodyear" printed on tires
UH's - 6143bf UH Ultra Hots 1984-Present Originally for the Ultra Hots series in the mid-80's, but later used on other cars until 1995. Recently re-introduced on several castings in the "Hot Ones" line.(2011-2012)
CTS Wheel CTS Construction Tires (Type 2) 1985-present 8-Dot Highly-ridged tire
ORCT's - 6155bf ORCT Off-Road Construction Tires 1985-present 8-Spoke chrome construction wheels with a highly-ridged tire
Wheel Cal Custom AGENTAIR TW Turbo Wheels 1989-present Used for California Customs series
Power command wheel PCW / PCOM Power Command 1990
Wheels.RR.100x100 RR Real Riders (Chrome Hub) 1992-present
Wheels.GYRR.100x100 GYRR Real Riders (Chrome Hub) w/Goodyear lettering 1992-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 55 PC5 5 Spoke Pro-Circuit 1992-present Used on Pro-Circuit cars
PC6 PC6 6 Spoke Pro-Circuit 1992-present Used on Pro-Circuit Indy cars
Image Not Available RT Race Car Tires 1992-present Similar to RR, but with different hub. Came with or without red or white stripe
Limewheel LIW Lime Wheel 1992-1993 Used on only two cars, the 1992 Miata and the 1993 BMW 850i
Screamin wheels SCW Screamin' Wheels 1993-present Only used on set cars. Treads make "screaming" sound when running down track
Wheels.MGW.100x100 MGW Micro Gear Wheels 1993-2002 Used for really small wheels. About the same size as micro wheels
Wheels.RLRR.100x100 RLRR3 Redline (Type 3) 1993-1994 Very similar to RL Type 2. Stripe is tampoed on instead of embossed
Wheels.RLRR.100x100 RLRR Redline Real Riders 1994-present
Wheels.WLRR.100x100 WLRR Whiteline Real Riders 1995-present
3SP's - 6149bf 3SP 3 Spoke 1995-present
5SP's - 6150bf 5SP 5 Spoke 1995-present
7SP 7SP 7 Spoke 1995-present
Wheels.RL7SP.100x100 RL7SP Redline 7 Spoke Wheels 1995-present
Wheel hot hubs1 AGENTAIR HH Hot Hubs 1995 Used for Hot Hubs line
POW 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.
Wheels.BlackGYE7SP.100x100 BlackGYE7SP Black 7 Spoke Wheels w/Goodyear lettering 1995-present
Wheels.GYEBW.100x100 GYBW / GYEBW Basic Wheels w/Goodyear lettering 1996-1997
5DOT 5DOT 5 Dot or 5 Hole 1996-present
HW Drag Wheel 10DOT 10-Dot 1996-Present Used on Volkswagen Drag Bus
SB's - 6152cf SB Saw Blade 1996-present
ORSB's - 6157bf 'ORSB / SBCT'/RZR Off Road Saw Blade / Saw Blade Construction Tire / Razor 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. More commonly this wheel is refered to as Razor.
2411bf LW Wire Spoke Lace Wheels (LW)(WSP) 1996-present
Corgi wheel AGENTAIR 1 Corgi Corgi (Type 1) 1996-1997 Used on old Corgi castings
Wheels AGENTAIR 48 Corgi2 Corgi (Type 2) 1996-1997 Used on old Corgi castings
Wheels.RL5SP.100x100 RL5SP Redline 5 Spoke Wheels 1997-present
Wheels.BlackGY5SP.100x100 BlackGY5SP Black 5 Spoke w/Goodyear lettering 1997-present
Wheels.GYE7SP.100x100 GY7SP 7 Spoke w/Goodyear lettering 1997-present
Wheels.GY5SP.100x100 GYE5SP 5 Spoke w/Goodyear Lettering 1998-present
Wheels.WWRR.100x100 WWRR White Wall Real Riders 1998-present
PR5's - 6151bf PR5 PR5 2000-present Named after Phil Riehlman
Wheels.Micro5SP.black.100x100
Micro5SP Micro 5SP (Black Hub) 2001-present Replaced MGW
Wheels.Micro5SP.chrome.100x100
Micro5SP Micro 5SP (Gray Hub) 2001-present Replaced MGW
Wheels AGENTAIR 14 OR5SP Off Road 5 Spoke 2002-present
Redline RLC Redline (Type 4) 2002-present Used on Limited-Edition cars from HotWheelsCollectors.com
Wheels AGENTAIR 35 SK5 Skinny Wheel 2002-present
2418bf Y5 'Y' 5 Spoke Wheel 2002-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 106 RR5SP 5 Spoke Mag-Style Real Riders 2002-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 60 RRMAG Mag-Style Real Riders 2002-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 108 RR6SP 6 Spoke Real Riders 2002-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 28 RRPrf Preferred Series Real Riders 2002-present
2409bf 10SP 10 Spoke 2003-present
CM5 - 6345bf CM5 Co-Molded Wheel or CoMo 2003-2005 First used on Highway 35 cars
Wheels.CoMo.100x100 CoMo Co-Molded Wheel 2003-present Also used on some AcceleRacers Metal Maniacs cars,early RD-06 cars,and a few Scilencerz cars.
Wheels.RRBNG.100x100 RRBNG BNG Real Rider 2003-present
6161bf 2003 Used on 35th Anniversary Deora II, real rubber tire
Bling Wheel BLING Blings Wheel 2004-present Used mainly on Blings models
Wheel Bling2a AGENTAIR 5SPBLING 5 Spoke Blings 2004-present
Wheel Bling AGENTAIR 6SPBLING 6 Spoke Blings 2004-present
Wheel Bling3 AGENTAIR TDBLING Tear Drop Blings 2004-Present Whips Series West Coast Customs - (New School) Mercedes SL55 and (Team Baurtwell) '69 Dodge Charger
Wheels AGENTAIR 25 10SPBLING 10 Spoke Blings 2004-present
Wheels AGENTAIR 54 TT Torque-Thrust 2005
Wheels AGENTAIR 4 CM6 Co-Molded 6-Spoke or A6SP 2005-present First used on AcceleRacers cars
2423bf FTE Faster Than Ever 2005-present Cars with this wheel had special nickel-plated axles, reducing friction and increasing the car's speed. Always a "bronze" color
Wheels AGENTAIR 38 OH5 / OH5SP Open Hole 5-Spoke 2005-present Same style as FTE, but lacks nickel-plated axles, also comes in silver, gold and many other colors
Wheels.BFG5SP.100x100 BFG5SP BF Goodrich 5 Spoke 2005-present
Wheels.BFGRR.100x100 BFGRRR BF Goodrich Real Riders 2006-present
Wheel street show AGENTAIR SS5SP Street Show 5 Spoke 2007-present
Wheel street show2 AGENTAIR SSO5SP Street Show Open 5 Spoke 2007-present
Wheels.ORMC.100x100 ORMC Off-Road Motorcycle 2007-present
LW5SPRR - 07526bf LW5SPRR Larry Wood 5 Spoke Real Rider 2009-present Used on the Larry's Garage series.
RRlw RRLW Firestone Real Rider with Lace Wheel 2009-present First used on the IndyCar Series
CR Blk OR6SP OR6SP Off Road 6 Spoke 2009-present
Moto type 3 MC3 Motorcycle (Type 3)
Motorcycle Type 5 MC5 (Moto) Motorcycle (Type 5) Like the MC3 but with 5 spokes
2010 MC5 Wheel MC5 (Muscle) Muscle Car 5-Spoke 2010-Present
Image Not Available CR1 Construction Rollers (Type 1)
CR1 or 2 from CAT Bull Dozer
CR2 Construction Rollers (Type 2) Used on the CAT Bulldozer.
RRE RealRiderExotic RRE Real Rider Exotic 2010 - Present Similiar to a PC5 wheel in appearence, with a real rider tire.
J5 wheel J5 Japan/Japanese 5 Spoke 2010 - Present
Wheels AGENTAIR 61 GYE10SP Goodyear Eagle 10-Spoke Tires Comes with or without lettering Lettering-(R10SP)
Dish MD Moon Disc 2010 - Present Released in Hot Wheels Garage & 2010 Trea$ure Hunt$ Series
8 spoke white wall larrys garage 8SPWW 8-Spoke White Wall 2010 - Present Released in Larry's Garage series.
RRS-Chrome-1 RRS Real Riders Steelie 2010 - Present First appeared in Nostalgia Series. Appeared in Chrome & Gold Chrome.
RRC - Real Rider Cobra Wheel RRC Real Rider Cobra 2011 - Present
FTE2Wheel FTE2 Faster Than Ever 2 2011 - Present
TRAP5 TRAP5 Trapezoid 5 Spokes 2011 - present
High-Speed Wheel - Orange HSW High-Speed Wheel 2012 - Present First appeared in Team Hot Wheels High-Speed Wheel Series. Appeared in Orange, Blue, White & Green.
Retro Slot Wheels RSW Retro Slot Wheels 2013 - Present So far seen on Hot Wheels Cool Classics
Silver MMW MMW Mutant Machines Wheel 2014 A small wheel located in the middle of the Mutant Machines cars.
Hgif HSRW High Speed Racing Wheel 2014- Used in the recent Hot Wheels High Speed Racing Wheels segment.


Wheels AGENTAIR 42 Wheels AGENTAIR 70 Wheels AGENTAIR 82 Wheels AGENTAIR 27 Wheels AGENTAIR 77


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