At last year's SEMA show, Hot Wheels unveiled a gorgeous, full scale Camaro. Grownups everywhere became instantly giddy and nostalgic for their toy car collections. But in 2013 this special Camaro — that was expected to remain a concept — will actually begin production.
Remember when kids used to race Hot Wheels through those insane loop-de-loop tracks? Guess what? Hot Wheels and X Games got together to drive two suped up race cars through a 60-foot double loop. How'd it all end? Click on for the full video!
Be on the lookout for the latest speed demon on the block — Hot Wheel's iNitro Speeders. These Hot Wheels are controlled via an app for your iPhone. The mini cars are remote controlled via an infrared signal from your iPhone, which gives you five different options for controlling the cars.
There are a few reasons to write about this giant circular rainbow made out of toy cars. First of all, did I mention it is a rainbow? Made out of 2,500 toy cars? How could you put those two things together and not write about it?
Well, this is pretty badass: it's a Hot Wheels track that shoots a tiny car over 2,000 feet, through an entire house, down the street and over a hot tub. Amazing.
I think we can all agree on one thing: Hot Weels are awesome. And just when you had forgotten all about Mattel's popular toy, this huge loop track pops up in Bogotá, Colombia. Hot Wheels, we salute you.
Witnessing all of the unexpected crashes from a Hot Wheels car flying down a loop-the-loop track is extremely exhilarating. Soon, every five-year-old boy will be able to see the crazy action, not from above, but from the perspective within the little toy cars.
Now this is art. It's the Metropolis II installation by Chris Burden at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and it looks amazing.