Chevrolet handed over the keys to 33 Hot Wheels Camaro Convertible Indianapolis 500 festival cars this week. Race directors get the luxury of driving the droptops around Indianapolis in an ongoing tradition with roots all the way back to the 1960s. The stunt is supposed to remind area residents that the Indy 500 is right around the corner. The cars are our first look at the special Camaro Hot Wheels Edition in convertible form, and they are slated to head to dealers after a one-time production run. The cars also represent the first time in history full-size Hot Wheels have been offered for sale by an automaker.

The cars will be available in both the previously seen coupe bodystyle and this convertible configuration, and will feature metallic blue paint and special wheels with the iconic redline accent. Buyers will be able to choose between the V6-powered 2LT trim and the V8-powered 2SS guise.

Hot Wheels says the original Custom Camaro toy was one of the original 16 1:64-scale diecasts, and it remains one of the company's most valuable collector items today.


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      wooootles
      • 1 Year Ago
      I think the bigger story here is that there are still people who care about Indy
      mbukukanyau
      • 1 Year Ago
      These are future Barrett Jackson Specials
      Steve
      • 1 Year Ago
      Camaro, part of GM- Goberment Motors. yuck, wouldn't buy a chevy of any kind now that Nobama owns the company.
        richard
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Steve
        Like you could afford one anyway.
        Michelle & Dave
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Steve
        NO YOUR STILL DRIVING THAT KIA YOUR MOTHER BOUGHT FOR YOU HAHAHHAHAHAHHHAA
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Michelle & Dave
          [blocked]
        apcc538
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Steve
        Yea, keep driving that pos toyota
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        @Steve
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        @Steve
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      Rich
      • 1 Year Ago
      Ugly car. Toothless like grin for a grill and fat rear end with tiny upside down tailights. Mustang and Challenger kick it's butt.
        Michelle & Dave
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Rich
        Wrong im the first one to get on the mopar wagon but in this case your dead wrong chevy kicked the mopars A$$ this camaro is one bad ass ride 500 hp plus thats why there are no challengers at Indy besides france ownes mopar now not all american camaro made here in this great country called USA
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Michelle & Dave
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      lthrnck68
      • 1 Year Ago
      Making it blue still doesn't change my opinion. Still one U.P.O.S.
      kymeraorion2026
      • 1 Year Ago
      What a P.O.S. trying to bring back the camaro was a bad idea, now everyone I see looks like it has just rolled out of a "pimp my ride" episode. It is at best, a trashy car now.
        richard
        • 1 Year Ago
        @kymeraorion2026
        What`s the matter, you can`t handle coolness? I`ll bet you play with Barbie and Ken, and drive a Honda.
      Finklestein
      • 1 Year Ago
      Just what the Camaro needed; another toy reference!
        Cesar Garcia Jr
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Finklestein
        Really? Seriously? Camaro, Mustang, and Corvette have been and will always be made into every kind of toy scale available.
      richard
      • 1 Year Ago
      Beautiful color, sweet car.
      groingo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Not much for the look of the Camaro har tops the the rag top is a nice looking car....bet they don't sell many V6 versions!
        Michelle & Dave
        • 1 Year Ago
        @groingo
        Bet they doo still get the hot looking car halve the price and from what i heard thats a v6 on steroids close to 300 hp
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          @Michelle & Dave
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      Tom
      • 1 Year Ago
      It would be a shame to order one of these with a V6.
        Dave
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Tom
        I test drove a Camaro V6 today. That was the slowest 323 hp that exists on this planet. Even with a manual transmission it was entirely an unsatisfying bloated pig of a car.
        Rochester
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Tom
        >> It would be a shame to order one of these. Fixed.
          Tom
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Rochester
          You are a shame to society
      jwyola
      • 1 Year Ago
      Something in the minds of the General Motors Executive Idiots snapped when they overlooked, did not advertize, and then cancelled the Pontiac Solstice. This fun car was one of the finest designs American Engineers ever produced
      EXP Jawa
      • 1 Year Ago
      FWIW, I bought the toy version at Walmart a week or so ago. So although this article doesn\'t mention it, they are in stores as well.
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