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Toy car maker Hot Wheels celebrates 50th birthday with a real pickup truck

15-11-2018 12:01
To get in the mood, the company has joined efforts with renowned tuners Doug and Brad DeBerti to build a unique pickup truck

The worldwide famous toy car manufacturer Hot Wheels is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. To get in the mood, the company has joined efforts with renowned tuners Doug and Brad DeBerti to build a unique pickup truck.

The team started with a 2018 Ford F-150 and turned it into an off-road monster truck. They redesigned the front apron, added some auxiliary lights and broadened the wheel arches.

The car also received a roll cage, two spare tires, a powerful five-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine, Fox Offroad suspension, and custom wheels with beadlocked BF-Goodrich Baja T/A KR2 tires.

Hot Wheels said it really loved the result, and visitors to this year’s SEMA show tended to agree. What about you?

Photo: Brad DeBerti



Editor Andrew Raspopov
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