Speed, power, performance… buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet — Hot Wheels®! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels die-cast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as their tools.
Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. ©2017 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
Families, mark your calendar
- Smart Wheels
Saturday, November 4
Learn about design and engineering as you race Hot Wheels™ cars, build a solar powered vehicle, paint your own toy car, play racing video games and more.
- Racing Across Canada
Daily, December 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Hit the road in the Trans-Canada Hot Wheels™ play space, as you “drive” through all the provinces and territories, learning intriguing facts about Canada along the way.
Did you know?
- Hot Wheels® die-cast toy cars began production in 1968.
- In its first year of production, Mattel released 16 Hot Wheels castings known as “The Original Sweet 16.”
- The price of a basic Hot Wheels model hasn’t changed. Hot Wheels have always had a suggested retail price of about $1.
- On June 29, 2012, two drivers set a Guinness World Records title for successfully racing through a 60-foot-tall double vertical loop at X Games Los Angeles. The Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, a life-sized version of a Hot Wheels orange track set, defied gravity with a first-of-its-kind, two-driver challenge.
- Many Hot Wheels designers started as automobile designers.
The exhibition in pictures
HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel. © 2017 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.