Hot Wheels

  • Roborace Hot Wheel Robocar model

    Roborace has plans to take humans out of the cockpit in a futuristic machine-versus-machine race series, but before that happens, it's putting its Robocars in the hands of people—quite literally. That's because the latest Robocar is a 1:64 scale model in the form of a Hot Wheels toy. Hot Wheels and Roborace announced the new toy car on Tuesday, and it's an exact depiction of the Robocar self-driving electric racer. The Robocar is still in development, with Roborace working with its DevBot prototype to hone the self-driving systems. The Robocar makes for a pretty great Hot Wheels toy and...

  • Hot Wheels Legends tour winner: 2JetZ
    Fan's hot rod to become Hot Wheels diecast model

    Hot Wheels representatives have traveled the United States as part of the company's Hot Wheels Legends Tour to celebrate the toy cars' 50th anniversary. Along the way they looked for the next Hot Wheels model. They've found it, and now one fan will have his car immortalized. The brand announced...

  • Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary
    Hot Wheels to re-release original 16 with a display set for 50th anniversary

    Hot Wheels turned 50 in 2018. To honor the milestone, the maker of mini machines reached into its wayback machine for some classic models. The original 16 Hot Wheels die-cast cars were reborn for one glorious set, which goes on sale Nov. 6. The Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary will arrive in one large...

  • Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Stamps
    Hot Wheels stamps help celebrate 50 years of the toy car

    Hot Wheels is rounding out its 50th birthday celebrations this year. Although not nearly as cool as the Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Camaro, commemorative Hot Wheels stamps are something any fan can afford. The U.S. Postal Service announced a collection of Hot Wheels stamps to mark the toy...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition
    Chevrolet rolls out 2018 Hot Wheels Edition and COPO Camaro

    Chevrolet is debuting two new Camaros ahead of the 2017 SEMA Show and there's good news for Hot Wheels and drag racing lovers. Meet the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition and the 2018 COPO Camaro. Chevrolet bundled both announcements because the brand will offer the Hot Wheels Edition cues on...

  • Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion
    Forza Horizon 3 lets your Hot Wheels fantasies come true

    Often while playing with toys as kids the thought ran through our minds: I wish these were real. That was especially true when playing with Hot Wheels. Adventures unfolded thanks to a bit of imagination and the coolest tracks we could create. While we'll forever be nostalgic for those days, Forza...

  • First Hot Wheels Ad

    You played with them as kids. We played with them as kids. And now your children play with them as you claim to buy them for "the kids." We're talking about Hot Wheels, of course. The tiny cars made of metal and plastic that bring joy to so many young, and not so young, enthusiasts faces. There's almost a cult around these little cars. Notice we didn't call them toys? Because they aren't. Some people even restore them to their former glory days after being loved by some young developing enthusiast. ALSO SEE: How To Drift Hot Wheels (Yes, Really) Of course Hot Wheels are fun, but they can also...

  • Hot Wheels Restoration
    Restoration of Hot Wheels car makes for mesmerizing video

    Watching a car restoration video? Sure, count me in! I love watching folks bring old, forgotten machines back from the near dead. What about doing this on a smaller scale? Well there's a YouTube channel out there that does just that, and the latest video shows you a bit of the process involved in...

  • Ford EcoBoost-powered Hot Wheels Rip Rod
    A Hot Wheels movie is coming and the 'Fast & Furious' director is on board

    According to Jalopnik, a Hot Wheels movie is in the works. It seems a director is already attached as well, and it's none other than Justin Lin of Fast and the Furious fame. We have no word on what's in store for our favorite miniature machines, but Lin certainly knows his way around a film with...

  • Hotwheels has created a life-size X-Wing carship
    Life-size Hot Wheels X-Wing carship to prowl San Diego Comic Con

    You know Hot Wheels for its scaled-down versions of your favorite machines. Of course, it also makes machines straight out of your wildest dreams. Usually its crafted in 1:64 scale, but occasionally things get sized up. This is such an occasion as Hot Wheels is preparing a new line of vehicles it's...

  • Jay Leno drives the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car
    Jay Leno Drives The Darth Vader Hot Wheels Special: Video

    At Comic Con 2014, Hot Wheels unleashed a life-sized Darth Vader car on the world, and, for the right kind of Sith Lord-favoring car enthusiast, it was utterly impressive. Even those not enamored with Star Wars could enjoy the car as a demonstration of one-off design, or simply the fact that the...

  • Ford Engineer & Family Set New Hot Wheels Loop Record
    Ford Engineer & Son Set New Hot Wheels Loop Record: Video

    Take Your Child to Work Day often results in some unexpected surprises—but very few of them end up in a new world record. But for one Ford employee and his son, that’s exactly what happened: they’ve set a new Hot Wheels loop world record. DON'T MISS: Ford Moving Quickly To Ensure...

  • Drifting Hot Wheels cars

    If you’ve ever sat around with your toy cars, sliding them tail-out as you make (more or less convincing) motor sounds with your mouth, you know the joy that is drifting—whether it’s the flat-brim-and-energy-drink crowd or the Dukes of Hazzard that inspires you. Now you can get your Hot Wheels cars to drift for real. MUST SEE: Hoon Ferrari 458 Driver Causes Nissan GT-R Crash: Video How? You’ll need some time, some practice, some special materials, and the tutorial video below—once the creator gets around to dubbing in the actual audio instructions. Until then...

  • How the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car was made
    How The Darth Vader Hot Wheels Car Was Made: Video

    This summer, Hot Wheels unleashed a new life-sized Darth Vader car on the world, and, for the right kind of Sith Lord-favoring car enthusiast, it was utterly impressive. ALSO SEE: Bargain Ferrari Enzo For Sale: May Need Some Minor Buffing Even those not enamored with Star Wars could enjoy the car...

  • Ford EcoBoost-powered Hot Wheels Rip Rod
    Hot Wheels Rip Rod Features Ford EcoBoost Power: Video

    Ford displayed the Hot Wheels Rip Rod at last year's SEMA show, but only as a non-running piece of booth decoration. That's changed as Ford Racing and its partners have turned the Rip Rod into a fully-functioning mini hot rod. The Rip Rod was built by Mattel and Bandito Brothers, and was displayed...

  • Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car
    Darth Vader Hot Wheels Car Gets 526-HP Chevy V-8, Sinister Design: Video

    If you’re a Sith Lord with a taste for four-wheeled speed—and let’s face it, landspeeders are just undignified—this one-off creation is just what you’re after. Due to debut at Comic Con July 23rd, this Darth Vader car packs more than just a mean look. MUST SEE...

  • Darth Vader Hot Wheels
    Hot Wheels Turns To The Dark Side For Newest Collectible

    Hot Wheels is venturing forth into the San Diego adventure that is Comic-Con. The event kicks off towards the end of July, and the toy car manufacturer will be there to reveal a handful of new scale machines. DON'T MISS: Ferrari F12 TRS Revealed, Rumored To Cost $4.2 Million One that's grabbing our...

  • Hot Wheels Studio
    Hot Wheels Come To Life In El Segundo Studio: Video

    No matter how old you get, you're still in love with cars. That also means you're still in love with Hot Wheels. The iconic "toys" have delighted people for decades ever since the brand launched its first run of cars in 1968. Vehicles that year included customized versions of the Corvette, Mustang...

  • Chevrolet Performance 1967 Camaro Hot Wheels  concept, 2012 SEMA show

    Chevrolet has teamed up with Hot Wheels once again, this time to organize a tour that will see a number of the automaker’s performance cars, including some Hot Wheels specials, take part in a road trip designed to kick off the summer cruising season. Called the Hot Rod Power Tour, the trip will start this Saturday, in Arlington, Texas, and will wrap up six days later in Charlotte, North Carolina. The route will include stops in Texarkana and Little Rock, Arkansas, Memphis, Tennessee, Birmingham, Alabama, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, and at each of these stops thousands of additional...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Convertible
    Chevy Rolls Out Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Convertible In Lead Up To Indy 500

    Chevrolet has revealed the convertible version of last year’s striking Camaro Hot Wheels Edition, using this week’s 500 Festival at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to roll out a fleet of 33 of the cars. The 500 Festival is one of the lead-up events for the Indianapolis 500 race, which...

  • The 1959 BMW Isetta 'Whatta Drag' - image: RM Auctions
    Hot Wheels In Real Life: A Chevy V-8 Powered BMW Isetta Dragster

    We’ve seen a lot of crazy automotive creations over the years, some of which worked and some of which didn’t. We’re no fans of the Smart ForTwo, but cram a Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle engine in a Smart and we’ll arm-wrestle you for the keys to the SmartBusa. We’ve long...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition
    Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Can Be Yours: Video

    We’ve seen plenty of life-size Hot Wheels cars in the past, including a previous Camaro, but none of these have ever been offered for sale, well, none that you could actually hop in and drive. That is until now, as the latest Hot Wheels car to be developed will not only be sold as a miniature...

  • Brent Fletcher launches the Hot Wheels buggy in record corkscrew jump attempt
    Hot Wheels Sets Corkscrew Jump World Record: Video

    In case you were wondering, the world record for the longest corkscrew jump (where the car launches from an angled ramp and rotates 360-degrees in mid air) used to be less than 92 feet. We know this for a fact, since Hot Wheels just set a new world record at a distance of 92 feet. We’re not...

  • Tanner Foust undergoing fighter training for Hot Wheels X Games parallel loop stunt
    Tanner Foust Trains Like A Fighter Pilot For Crazy Hot Wheels Double Loop: Video

    Seven times the force of gravity, downward, will be required for the cars piloted by Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy to complete their largest-ever parallel loop at the Los Angeles X Games. To get ready, they've gone up in the air to see what 7g feels like. Spending a day getting their organs stretched...

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