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Hot Wheels Legends Tour seeks custom cars hoping to be turned into toys [UPDATE]

Hot Wheels Legends Tour seeks custom cars hoping to be turned into toys [UPDATE]

The 2021 Hot Wheels Legends Tour is ready to roll for the year with a variety of fantastic vehicles hoping to be made immortal. This "tour" of sorts aims to bring the most extravagant or otherwise visually spectacular vehicles out of their garages and barns in order to find the best of the best. That most excellent vehicle will be used as a model for the next Hot Wheels Garage of Legends toy - a 1:64 die-cast car for the masses.

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Hot Wheels Red Line Club vehicles no longer limited to members

Hot Wheels Red Line Club vehicles no longer limited to members

In the year 2021, the Hot Wheels Collectors Club will expand with a digital option for memberships. With said membership, Hot Wheels will release the 2021 Red Line Club '70 Boss 302 Mustang. This year's Hot Wheels Red Line Club die-cast car will be the first to be offered without the membership limit, allowing "a more inclusive opportunity for fans 18+ to join the collector community and have access to the highest-quality cars."

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NASA Hot Wheels Mars Perseverance Rover released in time for landing

NASA Hot Wheels Mars Perseverance Rover released in time for landing

Hot Wheels revealed a new model in their NASA-associated lineup this week. This is the Hot Wheels Mars Perseverance Rover die-cast vehicle. This piece of hardware likely has more authentically modeled detail than any other product you can purchase for any price anywhere near a single US dollar. You'll likely find this vehicle in stores for around $1.09 USD.

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Tesla Cybertruck R/C toy delayed by Hot Wheels

Tesla Cybertruck R/C toy delayed by Hot Wheels

The Hot Wheels 1:10 R/C Tesla Cybertruck was delayed beyond its original ship date. Mattel sent emails about the project this week, suggesting that prospective buyers will need to re-confirm their orders as such. This part of the process is normal, as the FTC requires all products ordered and delayed to get reconfirmation of said order - lest that order be cancelled by default!

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Hot Wheels Tesla Cybertruck R/C models revealed – but you’ll have to act fast

Hot Wheels Tesla Cybertruck R/C models revealed – but you’ll have to act fast

If you want a Tesla Cybertruck but can't wait for Elon Musk to get started on production, never fear: Mattel is launching two Hot Wheels Cybertruck remote control cars. The limited-edition pickup toys are being offered in two different sizes, one scaled to take on your existing Hot Wheels cars, while the other is a whole lot larger and more impressively detailed.

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Mario Kart Hot Wheels cars and tracks are coming this summer

Mario Kart Hot Wheels cars and tracks are coming this summer

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has proven to be one of the most popular games on the Switch, and indeed, it's rare to see a Nintendo console without a Mario Kart game of its own. With that enduring popularity in mind, it isn't all that shocking to see Nintendo and Mattel team up to release series of Mario Kart Hot Wheels. Today, the two companies detailed the first wave of these track sets and cars.

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Hot Wheels ID x Apple Store is the Tickle Me Elmo of 2019

Hot Wheels ID x Apple Store is the Tickle Me Elmo of 2019

I can't say for sure - because nobody knows for sure - but I'm calling it right now: Hot Wheels ID just stole Christmas. Using a bit of the magic summoned by the Apple x Anki Overdrive remote control car toy collaboration and some established-brand PR power - plus some features over which kids will likely flip their lid - Hot Wheels ID just struck gold. Again, I'm just making some informed guesses here - but take a look and see what you think.

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Hot Wheels announces Mario Kart toys for 2019

Hot Wheels announces Mario Kart toys for 2019

The trend of video games making the leap to real-life toys continues with a collaboration that's obvious in hindsight: Mattel's Hot Wheels brand will be releasing toy cars based off of Nintendo's Mario Kart. The announcement was made at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 this week, with eight die-cast models on display at the Nintendo and Mattel booths.

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Hot Wheels Zoom In GoPro mount is the action cam’s best $1 accessory

Hot Wheels Zoom In GoPro mount is the action cam’s best $1 accessory

Hot Wheels has unveiled a new GoPro mount that allows users to get a first-person-view of their toy as it races along its track. The mount looks like a car, but with a slot in which the GoPro action camera is placed, enabling the camera to record an FPV of the "trip." The only catch? You need GoPro's smallest cube-shaped camera to use it.

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Rocket League comes to life with Hot Wheels remote control set

Rocket League comes to life with Hot Wheels remote control set

Rocket League has taken the video game market by storm, and now it's coming to table tops in the real world thanks to the continuing partnership with Hot Wheels, which has already seen the toy brand's iconic vehicles brought to the digital arena. At this year's Toy Fair in New York, Hot Wheels revealed Rocket League Rivals, a remote control kit that allows players to recreate the vehicle-based soccer experience with toys, minus the rocket boosts and aerial jumps, of course.

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Hot Wheels Rocket League set brings RC cars to real life

Hot Wheels Rocket League set brings RC cars to real life

Nintendo Switch hit Rocket League is breaking out of the console and onto the living room floor, with Hot Wheels announcing a radio controlled car set for the game. The Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set bring the Octane and Dominus cars to battery-powered life, the Mattel-owned toy company has confirmed today.

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Mattel nixes IoT smart hub for kids over privacy worries

Mattel nixes IoT smart hub for kids over privacy worries

Mattel has revealed that it has cancelled its planned Internet of Things smart hub for kids. The device, called Aristotle, brought about concerns from privacy advocates over the amount of data it could potentially gather about the kids who used it. The company issued a statement yesterday saying that an internal review of the plans to launch the device spurred the decision to cancel it.

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