All of the guitars in the Hot Wheels x Fender Custom Shop collection | Source: Fender Custom Shop

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Mattel’s Hot Wheels has inked a licensing deal with Fender Custom Shop to create a highly limited guitar collection.

Under this deal, Fender Custom Shop’s team of 11 master builders and five apprentice builders will create 16 guitar designs inspired by the graphics and color shades of the 1:64-scale die-cast vehicles introduced by Mattel in 1968. 

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Each style comes with a Hot Wheels-themed strap, pick set, and hardshell case, all adorned in the brand’s iconic color scheme of orange and blue. Each guitar also comes with a Hot Wheels die-cast car that its associated guitar is inspired by, plus a certificate of authenticity.

Hot Wheels Night Shifter Tele | Source: Fender Custom Shop

The guitars in this collection offer a variety of color combinations, finishes, and pickguards that take inspiration from fan-favorite Hot Wheels cars. The 16-guitar Hot Wheels collection includes the following styles: Mod Rod Strat, Night Shifter Fretless Precision Bass, Bone Shaker Precision Bass, Mod Rod Tele, Twin Mill Strat, Bull Whip Strat, Fast-Bed Hauler Tele, Rip Rod Jaguar, Night Shifter Tele, Deora Strat, Mad Manga Strat, Night Shifter Strat, Muscle Bound Strat, Rip Rod Tele, Bad to the Blade Katana, and Baja Truck Strat.

The guitar collection will be available for purchase at limited dealers, with prices starting at $10,500. Music lovers can visit to find a participating retailer near them.

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Khue Nguyen

Khue Nguyen

Khue (Ken) Nguyen is an Editorial Intern at the Toy Insider, the Toy Book and the Pop Insider, where he helps cover the latest news in toys and pop culture. He’s also a part-time editor for a local newspaper in Columbia, Missouri. As a self-proclaimed Asian foodie, Ken enjoys roaming the downtown area of Columbia looking for a steaming bowl of noodle soup or a sizzling plate of stir fry whenever he’s not working.