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  • Jay Leno drives the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car

    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 car was powered by a 526-horsepower V-8. ALSO SEE: SpeedKore Tantrum: A 1970 Charger Restomod With A 1,650-HP 9.0-Liter V-8 This week, to celebrate the premiere of the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, on December 18, the people at Jay Leno’s Garage released a video of Leno and...

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    Dodge Star Wars Cars Invade Los Angeles For 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Premier

    George Lucas may have sold the Star Wars franchise to Disney, but that doesn't mean there will be any less marketing to go with the return of America's favorite movie saga. Dodge has wrapped a Charger SRT Hellcat, a Challenger SRT Hellcat, and a Viper ACR to look like Star Wars characters so they...

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    Poland's Cyber Marian Turns Parody Prowess On To Star Wars: Video

    We saw what he could do with Fast and Furious. Then he and his crew tackled the Back to the Future franchise. Now Cyber Marian is back, he's brought all of his friends, a slew of Polish cars, and they're all taking on a parody version of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. Spoiler alert: This...

  • Scene from Jeep's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' ad
    Watch All Five Of FCA’s Star Wars-Themed Ads: Video

    We’re now just a week away from the debut of the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. To help tide things over until then, we have a series of Star Wars-themed ads developed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm. The ad from Dodge was...

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    Dodge Stars Wars Ad Sees Viper Play The Role Of Vader: Video

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll know that the first in a new trilogy of Star Wars movies is coming to theaters on December 18. In celebration of the new movie, entitled Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Dodge has released its own Star Wars-themed ad. The ad...

  • Star Wars Ram Rebel
    FCA Designer Adds Subtle Star Wars Touch To Ram 1500 Rebel

    There's no question J.J. Abrams' new Star Wars movies are going to be fantastic for fans of the franchise. Green screens are out, practical effects are in. John Williams is doing the score, and Han Solo and first mate Chewbacca are back. If anyone had doubts about the director's vision for the new...

  • How the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car was made

    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 as a demonstration of one-off design and 526-hp LS3 V-8 excellence. Now, we get to see just how it was built, and our fascination only grows. Created in collaboration between Hot Wheels and PCW Brands Inc, the Hot Wheels ® Star Wars™ Darth Vader™ (yes, that’s quite a few...

  • 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...

  • Garmin Darth Vader Premium Voice and Graphics Bundle
    Darth Vader Crosses Over To The Dark Side (AKA Garmin)

    A little over a year ago, we told you about a licensing deal that brought familiar Star Wars voices like Darth Vader and Yoda to TomTom voice-navigation. Now, however, it appears that Darth Vader has become a double-agent, because he's now on Garmin, too. Everyone's second-favorite man in black...

  • Volkswagen Super Bowl XLV Ad
    2012 Volkswagen Passat And Beetle To Feature In Super Bowl XLV Ad

    Volkswagen announced today it will premiere two 30 second ads during the 2nd and 4th quarters of Super Bowl XLV, which will air on Sunday the 6th of next month. The separate ads will be for the new 2012 Volkswagen Passat, which made its debut earlier this month in U.S. trim at the 2011 Detroit Auto...

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