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This Genius Figured Out How To Drift Hot Wheels Cars

With enough imagination, a Hot Wheels or Matchbox die-cast car can do almost anything. But in real life, their abilities are limited to pretty much just rolling forward. Unless they're in the hands of Phil Foss who's actually found a way to get Hot Wheels and other toy cars to drift around corners like Ken Block was… »2/05/15 9:17am2/05/15 9:17am

10 Toys For Grown-ups Who Are Still Kids At Heart

There's no shortage of gift ideas for kids when the holidays roll around, but what if you've got a couple of adults on your Christmas shopping list who still have an affinity for toys? They've probably outgrown a stocking full of Hot Wheels vehicles, so here are some more grown-up suggestions for adults who never… »12/12/14 11:28am12/12/14 11:28am

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 12:35pm11/13/14 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 10:00am10/10/13 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 6:40pm10/09/13 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 1:40pm2/12/13 1:40pm