We recently discussed the 2021 Hot Wheels Legends Tour, but it’s a totally different ballgame to experience it in person. It is one part Cars and Coffee, but substitute the brewed beans for the readily available sundries available at Walmart, the official parking lot providing partner. It’s another part Hot Wheels convention, where a proof of purchase (more on that later) gets you access to super geeky upgrades. But most importantly this event is also a contest, where one local winner gets the chance to compete on a national level to become the next vehicle immortalized as a Hot Wheels die cast toy.
The Hot Wheels Legends Tour has been in service since 2018, and last weekend it landed in Houston, Texas. While Hot Wheels often seeks inspiration for new product via OEM partnerships and custom car culture at a macro level, these