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Auto Shows Hot Wheels celebrates 50 years at Toronto auto show

04:35  16 february  2018
04:35  16 february  2018 Source:   autofile.ca

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Giant track for Hot Wheels cars incorporates features of Toronto cityscape.

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Kids and kids-at-heart alike will be thrilled to discover the treasures on display at the Hot Wheels 50th- anniversary celebration, one of the most anticipated features of the 2018 Canadian International AutoShow opening this weekend in Toronto.

The centerpiece of the exhibit is a massive, fully operational 20-by-40-foot Hot Wheels track showcasing elements of the Toronto cityscape. Constructed from 320 feet of the brand’s signature orange track along with 150 pounds of custom-built steel, it integrates six spiral towers, more than a dozen accelerators, and six full loops along with numerous other elements that send the traditional 1:64 die-cast cars upside-down and sideways.

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While more than 1,000 conventionally powered cars and light trucks will be on display, the focus of this year ’s show Designated Hot Wheels Day at the AutoShow . WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre WHAT: Tour of Hot Wheels 50 th anniversary activations at the AutoShow ; interviews with

Hot Wheels drove its “challenge accepted” message to the Canadian International Autoshow , where it offered To celebrate its 50 th anniversary and remain top of mind among The space also included Toronto ’s “largest super track”—a 20-foot by 40-foot track custom-built for the show that featured 320

Six full-size Hot Wheels cars also are on display throughout the show, including three at the main exhibit on the 700 level. The main attraction is the Darth Vader car, which is making its first visit to Toronto after a debut at San Diego Comic-Con in 2014 where it kicked off a Star Wars inspired line from Hot Wheels.

Visitors can also visit a pop-up shop and a kids’ play area.

A 50th anniversary contest is running in conjunction with the auto show: would-be Hot Wheels creators can submit their designs at hotwheelschallenge.ca, and one lucky winner will have his or her entry made into a real-life Hot Wheels car.

Hot Wheels has sold more than 6-billion cars since the first one was created by Mattel co-founder Elliott Handler and released in January 1968. (Handler’s wife Ruth, who served as Mattel president for a time, was responsible for inventing the brand’s iconic Barbie doll.) Today, the company’s manufacturing facilities turn out approximately 1-million toy cars each week.

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Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto is celebrating the 50 th anniversary of Hot Wheels with a special display. While more than 1,000 conventionally powered cars and light trucks will be on display, the focus of this year ’s show will be The New Movement.

The Canadian International AutoShow opens to the public on Friday, January 16 and runs through to Sunday, January 25. More information can be found at the show’s website, autoshow.ca.

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