Hot Wheels has been making waves in the toy industry since 1968, and a new set of vintage-inspired collectible mini vehicles, the Hot Wheels Pop Culture 2022 Mix is here to bring back the nostalgia.
This happy assortment of pop culture-themed cars includes 1:64 scale models that Hot Wheels collectors and car enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy. Each model is adorned with extraordinary graphics that define the iconic Hot Wheels brand.
Each Hot Wheels Pop Culture 2022 Mix set includes 12 individually packaged vehicles; namely, two Volkswagen T1 Panel buses, three Kool Kombis, three Quick D-Livery, two Ford Transit Super Vans and three 1985 Chevy Astro Vans.
Speaking of pop culture, the references you’ll see in this Hot Wheels set are Barbie, Masters of the Universe, Rock ‘Em Sock “Em Robots, and Little People.
Barbie has always been a legendary style icon for girls, and now the franchise is making a return to the 21st century with barbiecore fashion and the first live-action Barbie movie in the making. Then this pink, white and teal Barbie-themed van is just the ticket!
In addition to a Barbie van, you will also have a cool masters of the universe van in stylish camo color. Created in the 80s, masters of the universe is an intergalactic series that follows the adventures of He-Man and Skeletor on the planet Eternia. Thanks to Hot Wheels, otherworldly battles have been translated into a cool ride that radiates medieval sorcery and sci-fi.
Two player action toy and game, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots are also part of the fun and if you’ve ever played this robot game, you’ll find that their Hot Wheels version lives up to the hype! There may not be a ring involved, but now you can race them.
And finally, we also have the famous toy brand Few people by Fisher-Price. These little guys may have been a big part of your early childhood, but now they’re going to be an even bigger part of your Hot Wheels adventures today! Ah, happy nostalgia at its finest.
Price and availability
The Hot Wheels Pop Culture 2022 Mix carries a price tag of $71.99 and is available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth. It will be released in October 2022.