Our 2018 guide to the best Hot Wheels toys will help take the guesswork out of shopping for the Hot Wheels enthusiasts on your list.
Ready, set, go! Walmart’s 2018 Hot Wheels Master Gift Guide is here! You’ll find everything you need to thrill your Hot Wheels fans this holiday season—from the coolest cars to exciting new tracks and accessories.
Table of Contents:
- Hot Wheels cars
- Hot Wheels track
- Hot Wheels ultimate garage
- Hot Wheels Star Wars
- Hot Wheels collectors
- Hot Wheels track builder
- Hot Wheels race track
- Hot Wheels accessories
Hot Wheels cars
The Hot Wheels Mega Hauler is great for action-packed fun! This massive hauler can be loaded with more than 50 cars in its six expandable levels—and that’s just the beginning! Connect the Mega Hauler to Hot Wheels orange track and roll your cars right into a side-by-side race! Comes with four cars. Intended for ages 3 and up.
It’s always exciting to see how Hot Wheels spins some of our favourite movie characters into vehicle designs. Hot Wheels and Despicable Me 3 and Minions fans would be happy to add this must-have to their collection. From Gru to beloved Minions Dave, Jerry, Stuart and Tom, each car comes in fun decos inspired by their much-loved personalities. Intended for ages 3 and up.
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Hot Wheels track
How rad is this set? The Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set is touted by Hot Wheels as being the ultimate set for speed and motorized boosted action! This track set features a unique corkscrew design that sends cars speeding around the track. Crash and smash through the triple loop with three high-action crash zones and three high-speed boosters. Send more cars into action with the drop-in ramp. Play solo, or race a friend. This set can be connected to other Hot Wheels sets for a world of Hot Wheels thrills. Comes with one Hot Wheels car. Intended for ages 5 and up.
Hot Wheels ultimate garage
This massive playset features parking for 90+ cars, a massive double lane loop and a surprise shark attack! There’s practically no end to the Hot Wheels fun kids can have with this playset. Zip up the speedy two-car elevator with the press of a button. Race down through the multi-level garage, rev your engines and pull back the launcher to take on the biggest double lane loop in Hot Wheels City. Watch out, a Shark might pop out and devour your car! At the base of the garage, kids can tune up their cars and refuel before heading back up the elevator for another race. The garage also has multiple connection points to connect to other Hot Wheels sets. Comes with two Hot Wheels vehicles. Intended for ages 5 and up.
Hot Wheels Star Wars
Kids and collectors alike will get a thrill out of seeing favourite Star Wars characters reimagined as Hot Wheels cars. Iconic villains, heroes and sidekicks are paired together and designed to retain the “force” of their iconic Star Wars characters. Send the cars flying at light speed on a Hot Wheels Star Wars track set (sold separately) or display them with your other Star Wars collectibles. Intended for ages 3 and up.
Hot Wheels collectors
Get ready to go back in time with this commemorative limited-edition series 5-Pack assortment. Collectors will want to get their hands on this line of cars featuring realistic castings, hot decos, and an abundance of the wheels that die-hard Hot Wheels fans can’t seem to get enough of! Celebrate the Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary with some of the most popular castings ever produced. Intended for ages 3 and up.
Hot Wheels track builder
Bring on the action-packed stunts with this Hot Wheels track building set! Kids can build outrageous track stunts, challenge friends to a side-by-side race and test their timing skills by jumping off the motorized bridge over the epic gap. When they’re up for a new challenge, kids can re-configure the set and combine it with other tracks and bricks to crank up the competition! Intended for ages 4 and up.
Kids can build on Hot Wheels City with iconic city locations. With this gas station playset, kids can be sure to fuel up and go before they lock up bad guys in the police station playset, spin down the fire pole at the fire station playset, capture the mischievous monkey at the power plant playset and dodge the piranhas at the aquarium playset. Each playset connects directly to other Hot Wheels City sets with the new connection system, still compatible with the orange track. Get ready to explore a toy world of fun with this unique playset addition. Includes one Hot Wheels vehicle. Intended for ages 3 and up.
Featuring three different stunts right out of the box, this track builder rocket launch set requires no assembly in between challenges! Complete the three stunts to launch the rocket, and connect to orange track and other sets for endless stunt combinations in your Track Builder world. This set includes one Hot Wheels vehicle. Intended for ages 6 and up.
Hot Wheels race track
This new Disney/Pixar Cars 3 mini Thunder Hollow race track comes complete with an iconic Crazy 8 track, derby accessories and authentic background design. Send racers speeding down the ramp, and into the mud! Watch them try to navigate around obstacles, crash and shoot for the finish line. This cool race set can store everything up inside so players can easily tidy up and go while keeping all their set pieces in one handy spot. Also includes one Lightning McQueen mini metal vehicle. Intended for ages 4 and up.
Hot Wheels accessories
Kids will enjoy standing up to play with this Step2 Hot Wheels Play Table playset. Little racers can drive, crash and dash their cars right in their Hot Wheels Play Table. They can also challenge pals to a drag race from their Hot Wheels-themed launch pad! This table playset includes a multi-level, moulded-in track, and non-removable bridges to keep all accessories in one place.
This 16” Hot Wheels bike by Dynacraft has a rev grip that features light and sounds for a fun touch. A racing shield adds to the cool look while training wheels provide extra stability. A coaster brake will help with smooth stopping. Custom Hot Wheels graphics will get your young fan excited about learning how to ride like the big kids!
There you have it. Walmart’s 2018 Hot Wheels Master Gift Guide, as brought to you by our editors. With over 4 billion Hot Wheels models produced since the first was cast in 1968, there’s virtually an entire universe of collectibles out there to choose from. Cool new styles, character-themed collections and speedy track designs help keep Hot Wheels on wish lists year after year after year.
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