To be held at SM Mall of Asia
Many of us have fond memories as children of Hot Wheels or die-cast scale model toys. We imagined races with them, banged them together, and just collected them in our bedrooms. But have you ever wondered how toy cars are designed
Sadly, the toy won’t drift on its own
Remember Toyota's wicked autonomous drift car that it developed in collaboration with Stanford University, GReddy, and pro drifter Ken Gushi? It first unveiled the project back in January 2021, with the Toyota Research Institute aiming to use it to improve the
You’re welcome
As we've said before, this game really is an unexpected delight. Each car is a careful blend of weight, handling, speed, and boost, and you get a finely balanced and expertly crafted universe where a rubbish truck and a supercar can
It looks a lot like a trophy truck
Hype is beginning to build up for next year's The Batman, yes? First, there was the all-new trailer for the film released just a few days ago. And now, toy companies are beginning to roll out merchandise in anticipation of
It includes one timepiece and one diecast car enclosed in a bespoke metal case
After releasing the Hot Wheels IWC Racing Team Transport set last year, the watchmaker and the toymaker have once again teamed up to create a new limited-edition set to mark IWC Racing's return to the Goodwood Motor Circuit.This is
This just might be one of the most exquisite Hot Wheels cars yet
Luxury fashion house Gucci is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, it has partnered with Hot Wheels to produce a 1:64 scale-model replica of its custom Cadillac Seville.Say hello to the Hot Wheels x
Around 16 of these 1:64 scale cars are made every second
As car enthusiasts, we're obsessed with stats. But if you want really impressive numbers, don't bother with a Rimac Nevera's spec sheet or Toyota's global production figures. Look at Hot Wheels.Since it opened its doors in 1968,
‘It knows its real audience is adults who steadfastly refuse to grow up’
We're sad to report that we've finally reached the age where it's no longer socially acceptable to play with diecast cars. It's all about 'conversations' at 'dinner parties.' And we know from bitter experience it's particularly frowned
It’s sold out at the moment, though
Thanks to its high-tech cars and eccentric founder, Elon Musk, Tesla is a brand that reaches far outside its home market of the US. It has fans all over the globe-even in markets where the vehicle remains unavailable.We're
The in-game custom track builder has us excited
Attention, gamers: A new Hot Wheels video game is set to drop later this year. We know a lot of you are bummed that Gran Turismo 7 won't be available until 2022, so hopefully, this'll help raise your spirits to
Have you done your holiday shopping yet?
No one's ever too old for toys. It doesn't matter whether you're 10 or 60-there's always room in people's hearts' for excitedly running towards the Christmas tree and violently unwrapping presents during the holiday season.Below
For many among us, our obsession with wheeled things began here
A British icon, Dinky Toys was the miniature-car division of Frank Hornby's Meccano empire. Introduced in 1934, the pre-World War II cars are now especially rare, due to most of them being made out of a dodgy zamac-zinc
The set consists of a 1:64 scale replica of IWC Racing’s 300SL Gullwing
This is what you get when a watchmaker and a toymaker-both legends in their respective fields-come together to work on a one-of-a-kind project: a Hot Wheels IWC Racing Team Transport set.These diecast models are the result
You can even go all out and add in a nitrous system
Diecast toy cars are fun to collect, but the downside is they aren't necessarily customizable. Hot Wheels models are good examples of cool pieces that you can't really tinker with, save for giving them a new paint job. But given
A standard 1:64 version, and a limited-edition 1:10 model
Remember Lego's version of the Tesla Cybertruck? That was a joke, of course, but these upcoming releases from Hot Wheels are most definitely not. The toy manufacturer has come up with two radio-controlled models of Tesla's electric pickup, and
Is it time for 400cc rule for two-wheelers on local expressways be reconsidered?
Okay, so this isn't quite applicable to us given that sub-400cc motorcycles are banned from entering local expressways, but this highway test of the Yamaha YZF-R3-a sport bike powered by a 321cc engine-does beg the question of
What we’d give to play with a track like this
This, ladies and gentlemen, is the world's longest Hot Wheels track. If you're familiar with how absurd some Guinness World Records can get, you shouldn't be surprised that this here is a thing. Not that this particular record is
One of the coolest jobs in the world
We got an invite from Richprime Global Inc.-the distributors of Barbie, Hot Wheels, and Fisher Price-to join Hot Wheels's design manager Dmitriy Shakhmatov for dinner. The Hot Wheels brand is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, so this was
Exploding turtle shells sold separately. Hopefully
For those who grew up during the time when owning a Nintendo console made you the coolest kid in your neighborhood, Mario Kart was a game that created and ended friendships in equal measure. It wasn't your conventional racing game, nor
It'll have quite a display
Looking for a car-centric way to spend the day with your kids? Hot Wheels Philippines is inviting motorheads to its first Epic Stunt Event of 2017 from April 21 (this Friday) to 30 at SM North The Block.The event is
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