Honoring the Passing of Hot Wheels Creator Elliot Handler

By: Michael Hines - Published: Jul 26, 2011
Mourn the passing of Hot Wheels creator Elliot Handler by checking out some of the best Hot Wheels creations and innovations from the Trend Hunter archives. These killer Hot Wheels creations run the gamut from awesome ads to blinged-out toy cars, with each one reminding you of just how cool it was to be a kid trying to build the most badass Hot Wheels track on the block.

I think I can speak for every guy and probablu a few girls when I say that countless hours of my childhood were devoted to trying to craft the perfect track complete with multiple loops and hairpin turns. While the creator of Hot Wheels may be gone, his vision and awesome cars/racetracks are sure to live on and bring joy to a whole new generation of youngsters for years to come. Stats for 15 Killer Hot Wheels Creations Trending: Older & Buzzing
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Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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