This is the 50th anniversary of Hot Wheels.
Try not to run to a hobby store after this.
We half suspect the package is empty.
We're kids again after watching this.
Developers Playground Games bring a childhood dream to life in the latest Forza Horizon 3 expansion. Race around the iconic orange tracks with 10 new vehicles featuring legendary Hot Wheels cars. Six new islands are all connected with plenty of loops, corkscrews, and boosted pads.
The Twin Mill, jumps, and dinosaurs. It's awesome.
It's a small-scale roller coaster.
Including the rarest of 'em all: a VW Beach Bomb Rear-Loader that's worth $150,000 on its own.
Forget about video games, this is how you race against a computer in real life.
You're all clear, kid. Now let's blow this thing and go home!
Forza Motorsport's car packs are usually cool, but this month's has our inner seven year old jumping for joy. We can actually race Hot Wheels!
The Hot Wheels Retro Style puts some classic toys back on Target shelves to make you feel nostalgic.
Jay Leno climbs into a hot rod inspired by Darth Vader's helmet to experience the dark side from the driver's seat of this full-scale Hot Wheels car.
To celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day and teach children about engineering, workers at Ford built the world's largest Hot Wheels track loop at the company's Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn.
Harry Bentley Bradley, who designed the very first run of Hot Wheels cars and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, created this in 1970: the Pontiac Firebird One concept. It can be yours right now for $95,000.
If you're anything like this writer, chances are you've got a diecast model or two kicking around the house. And if one of those models replicates a Ferrari, chances are it's made by Hot Wheels. The Mattel brand secured an exclusive contract from the Maranello automaker in the late 1990s, but the latest word from Hemmings has it that Ferrari has ended its partnership with Hot Wheels and awarded it instead to the May Cheong Group.
Spend enough time at a hobby while showing skill at it, and there's the possibility of turning the thing you love into a paying job. That's the dream for a lot of people, and it looks like the folks at Vanguard Pictures are hitting the jackpot with their latest video.
Let's face it; Darth Vader is a thousand times cooler than Luke Skywalker. The hero might get the girl, but in the case of Star Wars, it's his sister. Vader, though, controls the Death Star, two of them in fact. It turns out that the Sith Lord has a meaner car too, at least thanks to Hot Wheels.
If you are a Star Wars fan, the next few years are going to offer a treasure trove of stuff to enjoy. We are still over a year away from the release of Star Wars: Episode VII helmed by J.J. Abrams, and the marketing machine is already heating up hotter than Tatooine.