Hot Wheels Makes Drivable Star Wars X-Wing Car

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Hot Wheels is making every Star Wars fan’s dream come true.

The company has reimagined the iconic X-Wing from Star Wars as a high-performance racecar, powered by a 2.0-liter engine and backed by AP dual piston caliper brakes with slotted rotors and custom slick tires to out-maneuver the Empire. The X-Wing Fighter Carship is on display at the San Diego Comic Con and the company promises that it will release die-cast 1:64-scale models of it later this year.

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The Carship is capable of hitting a top speed of 180 mph and was built from refurbished race car and jet engine parts. Naturally it features the Rebel Alliance logo along with a version of the iconic Hot Wheels logo.

Mattel claims that the new X-Wing Carship will be one of the fastest toys ever on the orange Hot Wheels track.

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

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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