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Hot Wheels Car Maker

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Boys can build, customize, and race their own Hot Wheels cars from scratch! In a matter of minutes, this car-making machine transforms a colored wax stick into a molded vehicle, which you can decorate with stickers and attach to a chassis!

Features

  • Choose a mold and colored wax stick for your vehicle
  • In about eight minutes, the Car Maker melts the wax into the car mold and cools off
  • Voice prompts will guide kids through the process, while music and flashing lights add to the fun
  • Attach molded vehicle body to one of the three included chassis
  • Decorate the car with decals in the sticker pack and race it on track (not included)
  • Lots of creative, imaginative play for your Hot Wheels fan!

 

Create Awesome Racecars From Scratch!

Boys can make their very own vehicles in a matter of minutes! The Hot Wheels Car Maker turns a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels car that kids can customize with decals. This innovative machine features cool lights, music, and voice prompts that lead kids through the entire car-making process — from revving up to cooling down. It’s creative play for every Hot Wheels fan! 

Amp Up the Design Fun

Simply heat up the unit by plugging it in and turning it on. Then select a mold and wax color for your vehicle. The set comes with two molds and 10 Protoshotz™ wax sticks in a variety of sleek and sporty colors. Insert the mold into the machine and add your favorite wax color. In eight minutes, the Car Maker melts the wax into the mold and cools off — and you have a custom Hot Wheels vehicle body!

Detail Your Unique Vehicle

Attach the molded vehicle body to one of the three included chassis. Then get really detailed! Decorate the car with cool decals from the sticker pack. Go for speedy flames or stylish graphics — or both! Now your brand-new car is ready for racing action. For additional vehicle and design options, check out the Car Maker Mold Packs and Car Design Refill Packs (each sold separately). 

Simple, Safe, and Fun!

The Car Maker is easy to use and “talks” young car-designers through each phase of the process. Kids receive voice prompts about when to insert the materials, press the button, and pull down the handle. They’re instructed to remove the mold only after the wax has safely cooled. Plus, the machine’s music and flashing lights during car building add to the interactive excitement! 

What’s in the Box?

Car Maker comes with two molds, 10 Protoshotz wax sticks, three chassis, and sticker sheets.

Product Description

Exclusively at Toys R Us (Black color). This is the ultimate creative car maker! Boys can turn a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels car in a matter of minutes! The machine features lights and sounds that guide kids through the process (and amp up the realistic design shop feel!). Simply heat up the unit by turning it on. Insert the mold into the machine, then the wax. In a matter of minutes, you have a custom Hot Wheels vehicle body. Attach your new masterpiece to one of the included chassis (the starter set comes with three). Then get detailed! Decorate the car with decals from the included sticker pack. Go for speedy flames or sleek graphics - or both. Once the last detail is done, you have a brand-new custom car! The Car Maker plugs into the wall and comes with 2 molds, 10 Proto Shotz wax sticks, 3 chassis and sticker sheets. Black color is exclusive to Toys R Us. Additional car-making materials can be purchased with refill packs designed for the Hot Wheels Car Maker that are sold separately. Ages 8 and older.

Features

  • Black color Hot Wheels Car Maker is exclusive to Toys R Us
  • Turn a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels car in minutes!
  • Lights and sounds guide kids through the design process
  • Decorate the car with super sleek included decals
  • Get additional car-making materials and refill packs designed for the Hot Wheels® Car Maker (sold separately)

Additional Info

219387

3DC4EC36

746775320355

BGD90

0

3.9 pounds

15.2 x 11.1 x 5.1

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Mattel 1001134Hot Wheels Car Maker
 
4.1

(based on 91 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (65)
  • Well constructed (31)
  • Durable (30)
  • Easy to control (25)
  • High speed (5)

Cons

  • Poor quality (4)
  • Difficult to control (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (33)
  • Older children (29)
  • Everyone (25)
  • Young children (17)
  • Collecting (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (37), Working parent (21), Grandparent (17), Stay at home parent (14), Education oriented (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (73), No (15)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Fun to make

We used this at our son's 6th birthday party. Each attendee was able to pick out what type of Hot Wheels car model and color they liked, and my husband made them to...Read complete review

We used this at our son's 6th birthday party. Each attendee was able to pick out what type of Hot Wheels car model and color they liked, and my husband made them to order! Then they used them for races! The kids loved to pick their own style, though not so patient while the mold is 'baking' so we had to have another activity to keep them busy for a few minutes. The molds don't 'stick' too well to the chasis since they are designed to be interchangeable, which was a problem when we were using them for races, but probably not a problem if they aren't manhandled so much.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Unable to get supplies to use!!

Can't get the supplies to make more cars. Found some on a web site and they want $50.00 for refill product. Why is nothing available. Grandson would like to use this Christmas gift. ...Read complete review

Can't get the supplies to make more cars. Found some on a web site and they want $50.00 for refill product. Why is nothing available. Grandson would like to use this Christmas gift. He was sweet and gave cars to his friends. Now he has no wheels and I can't buy him more!! What's up with this??

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Disappointed

By TeagensMom

from Washington

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Pros

  • Fun

Cons

  • Cannot Buy More Supplies

Best Uses

  • Everyone
  • Older Children

Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

This toy was AWESOME fun until we used up all supplies and quickly learned that you cannot purchase any refill packs. Really? This toy cost almost 45 dollars and once you are out of the supplies to make cars its garbadge...come on Hotwheels?!? I hope they make replacement packages so we can use this again. Would not recommend until you are able to buy more supplies. Save your money and buy something else.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

Comment on this review

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

provides hours of fun

By twokittys4u

from Appleton, WI

About Me Education Oriented, Grandparent, Kid At Heart, Stimulating Minds

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Control
  • Hours of fun
  • Inspire Ideas
  • Use Imagaination

Cons

  • Loose Small Parts
  • No Refills In Store

Best Uses

  • Between Ages 5-10
  • Indoors

Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

Purchased the Hot Wheels Car Maker for grandson last Christmas and he still plays with it. Others have difficulty finding refills but they can be bought from the Mattel website under accessories for the car maker at very reasonable prices. They use their imagination pretending to be engineers and design the car, drawing plans, making changes, choosing colors and naming the models. He continues to enjoy the car maker long after he received it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

Comment on this review

 
3.0

Family fun!

By Desiree

from Maine

About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

Pros

  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyone

    Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

    My sons love this thing!! I think its great it has a voice that tells them exactly what to do. but we wouldn't purchase it again. We used all the plastic sticks they came with it fairly quickly and we haven't been able to find a refill kit for it! Had we originally know the refill kits were NOT readily available we wouldn't have spent the money on it!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    2.0

    Hot wheel car maker

    By Grandma Donna

    from Hurst,Il.

    About Me Grandparent

    Pros

    • Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyone

      Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

      Got this for my grandson for Christmas last year,he loved it ! But now we have a big problem of finding the refill packs. We couldn't get any at Christmas time since this was a big seller. Needs to sell the refills online & in store.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      My Son LOVES this!

      By Mikey's Mom

      from Jacksonville, FL

      About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Collecting
        • Everyone
        • Indoors
        • Older Children
        • Young Children

        Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

        My son saw this online & had to have it. We have all had lots of fun as a family making cars.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Awesome Toy... Until You Need Refills :(

        By Kim

        from Dallas, TX

        Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

        My son received this for Christmas, it was a huge hit... until he used up all his wax and now it is just sitting in his closet. The cheapest wax refills I could find were around $20 for 4... the same refills previously sold for $4... If replacements were still available at a reasonable price, this would definitely be at least 4 out of 5 stars.

        Comment on this review

        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Unable to get supplies to use!!

        By Grandma

        from Dixon, CA

        About Me Grandparent

        Pros

        • Nice Cars

        Cons

        • LOUD
        • Refill Not Available
        • Useless Without Refills
        • Wheel Base Not Available

        Best Uses

        • Young Children

        Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

        Can't get the supplies to make more cars. Found some on a web site and they want $50.00 for refill product. Why is nothing available. Grandson would like to use this Christmas gift. He was sweet and gave cars to his friends. Now he has no wheels and I can't buy him more!! What's up with this??

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Broke quickly. Kids found it boring.

        By Dad from Chicago

        from Chicago

        Pros

          Cons

          • Breaks Easily
          • Flimsy
          • Poor Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

            The door to this toy broke within a month and the toy is now unusable. No replacement part available from hot wheels - had to throw it out. Unfortunately most hot wheels toys are very cheaply made these days and this is a repeat experience with hot wheels. Will not be buying any more for my boys.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good toy

            By mom of hot wheels fan

            from boston, MA

            About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

            Pros

            • Easy to Control
            • Fun

            Cons

            • Needs Refills Often
            • Refills Out Of Stock

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

              It works well if you use it correctly. Read the directions and be patient. It is more about having fun making the cars than actually using the cars for racing, etc.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Car Maker Was A Hit!!

              By Bev the doting grandma

              from Strongsville, OH

              About Me Grandparent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Fun
              • Well Constructed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Older Children
                • Young Children

                Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

                My grandson said getting the HW Car Maker was the best day of his life!! Since he loves Hot Wheels and is only 5 years old, with adult supervision he can make and decorate cars to his heart's content. The Maker seems well constructed and works according to directions. He loves it!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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