Simpsons Family Car Finally Gets Hot Wheels Treatment
Reasonably priced at $1.09, the Hot Wheels Simpsons Family Car is a follow-up to last year’s release of “The Homer,” the all-American land barge that bankrupted Homer’s brother’s car company (and, one suspects, all of Detroit).
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Aside from its trademark damaged front fender, the Simpsons’ vehicle has proven surprisingly indestructible over the show’s last 27 seasons, even surviving the reckless driving habits of an infant:
Hopefully Hot Wheels has more Simpsons-themed releases planned for the future. Us die-hard fans of diecast cars (and shows that will never die) could think of a few more cartoon cars we’d like to have in miniature form: Mr. Plow’s snow plow, the Springfield Pool-Mobile, Snake’s “Li’l Bandit” Pontiac Firebird, the Springfield Aqua-Cars, Otto’s school bus, the Duff beer party bus, and the 1998 Canyonero (as well as the 2014 Canyonero Hybrid, for good measure).
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Of course, that would require The Simpsons to engage in excessive merchandising, which is something that sounds pretty unpossible.