Hot Wheels Can Charge Me Whatever It Wants For These TIE Fighter vs. X-Wing Cars

San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t gotten underway yet, but Mattel may have already won the show. Following the Spock 1964 Buick Riviera exclusive that will be available once Comic-Con starts, today Hot Wheels revealed a new Death Star trench run set featuring fantastic four-wheeled versions of TIE Fighters bearing down on an…

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Lego's Second Attempt at a Classic '60s VW Beetle Has Finally Perfected Its Curves

Available starting August 1 for $100, Lego’s new Volkswagen Beetle isn’t as large or complex as its Porsche 911 GT3 RS. But the company’s designers have worked hard to perfectly recreate the curves and contours of the car that help defined the ‘60s, even introducing new pieces to help replicate the Beetle’s iconic…

A High-Speed Timelapse Build of Lego's Giant New Porsche Is 25 Minutes Long

We already knew Lego’s new Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set weighed in at a whopping 2,704 pieces, and measures almost two feet long when fully constructed. But the complex build takes so long that even an accelerated timelapse video of it being assembled is still over 25 minutes. But it’s not like you have anything…

A Tiny Spock Leaning on a 1964 Buick Riviera Is the Best Hot Wheels Car Ever

San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner, which not only means we’re about to get tantalizing looks at next summer’s blockbuster films, but also a mountain of exclusive toys and collectibles. The convention hasn’t even started yet, but Hot Wheels might have already won the whole thing with this exclusive 1964…

Anki's Adding Giant Racing Trucks To its Smartphone-Controlled Slot Cars

They’re the workhorses of our highways, but Anki is about to make one of your childhood fantasies come true by letting you race a pair of giant tractor trailers on its Overdrive racing set. They might not be as fast as the existing Anki race cars, but they come with devastating new weapons to help level the playing…

Seeing the First Person View of a Lego Toy Train Riding Around on a Track Is Surprisingly Fun

Seeing the perspective of a toy train is way, way more fun than it should be. About 160 feet of Lego train tracks were laid out around this guy’s house, through the inside of home, next to his pets, and beyond. The tracks went outside too, winding all over his garden in the front yard, under the wooden fence, and onto…

Hot Wheels Is Reviving Some Classic '80s Cars and Sets For a New Retro Line

Now that the kids of the ‘80s are grown up with jobs, disposable income, and fond memories of their childhood, toy companies are capitalizing on the nostalgia with throwback lines enticing them to re-buy all the toys they grew up with. Next up is Hot Wheels, with a new retro line reviving some truly classic cars and…

Making This Batmobile Suitcase Only Sized For Kids Was a Big Mistake

When buying luggage you shouldn’t choose based on what looks nicest, you should choose bags that are going to stand out on that airport baggage carousel. And when was the last time you saw a miniature Batmobile circling the carousel after a flight? It’s just too bad this suitcase is only designed for kids.

Real Explosives Blowing Up Mega Bloks In Slo-Mo Is Every Kids' Fantasy

Mega Bloks, those weird, distant-cousins of Lego, have gotten surprisingly elaborate over the past few years. In fact, they’re the only way you can build your own official Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 vehicles and boats like the folks from Glorious Eye Candy—who then blew them all up in front of a high-speed camera.

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Rich Kids in Tiny Tesla Model S Ride-ons Will Now Be Looking Down on You Too

What you’re really paying for when you buy an electric car like the Tesla Model S isn’t the savings on fuel, or even the whisper quiet ride. You’re paying for the ability to be smug and self-righteous to drivers in gas-powered cars, and now even little kids can start making others feel guilty about driving a…