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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 100 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (71)
  • Durable (33)
  • Well constructed (32)
  • Easy to control (27)
  • High speed (6)

Cons

  • Poor quality (5)
  • Difficult to control (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (33)
  • Older children (32)
  • Everyone (26)
  • Young children (17)
  • Collecting (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (41), Working parent (22), Grandparent (17), Stay at home parent (15), Education oriented (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (78), No (18)

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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5.0

Great Product

By Busy Mom

from Augusta, GA

About Me Stay At Home Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Control
  • Fun
  • High Speed
  • Well Constructed

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

      I bought this as a gift for a 5-year old's birthday. His mother told me that he loved it and made 5 cars the first day. She said it was fun and easy to use.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      2.0

      Fun Toy but Poor Quality

      By Jill

      from Lake Forest, CA

      About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun

      Cons

      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

        My 7-year old son was so excited to use some of his birthday money to buy this car maker. He had so much fun choosing which color wax to use and doing the set-up; he didn't even mind the several-minutes-long wait it takes for it to heat up and actually create the car mold, as it has some fun sound effects. Unfortunately, the machine only made two cars before it started getting clogged and overflowing inside, which meant the wax sticks can no longer be pushed down far enough to create any more full cars. Only partially made ones come out now, so basically the toy is useless, as we cannot take it apart to fix it. My son absolutely loves the two cars he did make with it, but I would not recommend that anyone buy this item.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

         
        2.0

        Makes great cars when works

        By Dad

        from Chicago IL

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

        Bought this for my son. He was really excited that he will be able to create his own car. It works great when it works but most of the time the bottom mold does not go in. I had to unscrew the whole thing to get it working once .. it made a very nice car but than I put the screws back and now it's not let me slide the mold again. I can see there is a hinderance right in the middle but I can't push it in so the mold box can get it. I might need to unscrew the whole thing again and may be it will work ... Not sure if it's a fault in our toy only ...

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        5.0

        Like being a kid again.

        By Model Man

        from Westland, MI

        About Me Collector, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Control
        • Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Collecting
          • Older Children

          Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

          The Hot Wheels Car Maker is Awesome. It takes me back to the '70s when toys were hands on and cool!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          I would recommend this product

          By Jules

          from Usa

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Older Children

            Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

            I bought this for for my 10 yr old son he absolutely lives it. It is a very cool toy

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            LOVED IT

            By GG

            from WEST PALM

            About Me First Time Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyone

              Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

              Wonderful

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Overall, a good toy

              By K K

              from Spartanburg, SC

              About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Fun
              • My Son Loves It
              • Unique Idea

              Cons

              • Hard To Find Refills
              • Machine Malfunctions

              Best Uses

              • Older Children

              Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

              This is a pretty good toy. My son really likes it. The only complaint I have is that way too many wax sticks end up puddled on top of the mold rather than injected inside. You have to make sure you get that handle pulled down immediately when the wax is ready, and you have to pull it down pretty hard and fast.

              Luckily, I discovered that you can get more wax sticks at a very reasonable price from the Mattel website. (you have to go to the Mattel parts website and order them there.) The colors you get as "parts" are extremely limited, pretty much the same colors that come with the toy, so no metallics or "fun" colors.

              It kind of irritates me that fun color replacement sticks are nearly impossible to find for a decent price. This toy has been out long enough for Mattel to figure that out, in my opinion.

              It's a really fun toy, though, and my 8 year-old loves it. The sounds coming from the machine are pretty irritating if you play with it for a long period of time (making a few cars) but it tells my son exactly what to do and when. It's a pretty well thought-out toy.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              1.0

              Not worth it!

              By Mom of boys

              from New Jersey

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

                    We enjoyed playing with the car maker until we ran out of wax sticks. I can only find them on line and they are charging ridiculous amounts for the products. My son is disappointed because he wants to keep playing with it. We haven't used it in months.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    2.0

                    Hot Wheels Car Maker

                    By The Mom

                    from Florida

                    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Mattel 1001134 Hot Wheels Car Maker:

                          My son was excited to create something he loves ~ CARS. When it works, he is pleased, but that is only 50% of the time. The sticks and refills are pricey.
                          My suggestion-determine why it does not work EVERY time before releasing it for sale.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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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.

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                          • Yes

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