Hot Wheels Made a Tesla You Can Actually Afford
The newest Tesla is the most affordable model yet.
That’s because it’s a toy from Hot Wheels. You’ll be able to pick one up for just over a $1.00 unless you find it in the bargain bin at your local toy store.
It seems unlikely though, considering the Hot Wheels Tesla Roadster is out on eBay ranging from $30 to $50 as a collector’s item. So if you’re a fan of the Tesla Model S, you better act quickly to secure yourself one or both of the models that Hot Wheels has unveiled – one that looks like a standard Model S in red and a silver version that features a more aggressive front end and black wheels accented by a red lip.
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The 1:64th-scale Tesla Model S was designed by Ryu Asada, who admitted that it wasn’t as simple as other car models considering the Model S has no engine or exhaust pipe. Check out a video of Asada sketching the Hot Wheels Tesla Model S below.
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Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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