A Flying RC Car That's as Easy To Pilot as It Is To Drive

There was once a time when flying an RC plane cost thousands of dollars and required months of practice to avoid accidentally destroying your investment. That's no longer the case, because for just $60 Hot Wheels' new Street Hawk puts you at the controls of a bona-fide remote control plane that's surprisingly easy to… » 11/13/14 12:35pm 11/13/14 12:35pm

The Amazing Studio Where Hot Wheels Designs the World's Smallest Cars

Is it any surprise that the design offices of Mattel's Hot Wheels division are stocked full of actual vehicle designers? After all, why spend a year of your life working on perfecting a sedan's bumper when you can churn out countless hot rods, dragsters, and supercars? The folks at Cool Hunting got a sneak peek at… » 10/10/13 10:00am 10/10/13 10:00am

Crazy Brits Made a Real Car Change Color Like Hot Wheels

As a kid, my favorite Hot Wheels toy cars were the ones that changed color in cold or hot water. Tons of fun in the bathtub! But eventually, we all grow up and accept the fact that real cars don't change colors (or jump through waterfalls). Or, you could hang on to those childhood dreams and paint your real car in… » 10/09/13 6:40pm 10/09/13 6:40pm

Hot Wheels' Crazy Carcade Is a Demolition Derby In a Pinball Machine

If you thought it was intense when Hot Wheels cars zoomed around loops, narrowly missing each other at high speed intersections that would make a civil engineer fall to his knees and cry, Hot Wheel's new Carcade might give you a heart attack. And if your favorite speed is "10 mph under the limit," the same applies. » 2/12/13 1:40pm 2/12/13 1:40pm

This Skateboard/Motorcycle Hybrid Is a Skinned Knee Factory

The Urban Shredder—possibly the unholy offspring of a motorcycle and skateboard—looks like a cycle shop custom creation designed for only the most extreme/insane riders. But it's actually a ridable Hot Wheels toy, and could be one of the most popular/most expensive/most dangerous toys this Christmas. » 11/19/12 2:20pm 11/19/12 2:20pm

Lotus and Hot Wheels Create Badass Concept

Lotus makes a sexy car on their own, but teaming up with die-cast maker Hot Wheels they've really outdone themselves. A 1:5 scale model created for SEMA, one of its most distinctive characteristics is the exposed center spine which incorporates switches and gear linkages while supporting that massive wing you see… » 11/23/07 10:30am 11/23/07 10:30am