In a galaxy not far far away, on a hit Disney+ science fiction series titled The Mandalorian, comes a character so sensationally adorable that it’s inspired a figurine design that has sent toy collectors worldwide in a frenzy. Yes, we are talking about the latest Hot Wheels “The Child Character Car,” designed in Baby Yoda’s likeness.
Above: The concept art rendering of Hot Wheels’ The Child Character Car.
First introduced at this year’s Comic-Con@Home 2020 panel through an online presentation featuring Hot Wheels’ designers, The Child Character Car features the pint-sized intergalactic cutie’s face as its windshield, while its cloak and arms make up the car’s body and headlights respectively.
Above: The Child, also known affectionately as, Baby Yoda to The Mandalorian’s fans.
Mentioned as part of Hot Wheels’ upcoming collection, those who aren’t keen on the little green alien can still look forward to designs inspired by other popular franchises including Mario Kart and Rugrats.
Left to Right: Hasbro’s Monopoly: Star Wars The Child Edition Board Game For Kids And Families ($49.99), FUNKO Kids Pop! The Child Figurine ($34.99).
Due to be launched for sale in early 2021, fans of the Star Wars universe and/or Baby Yoda will have to be patient to snag this must-have Star Wars memorabilia. Alternatively, while you’re waiting, why not check out other Baby Yoda collectables like this FUNKO Pop! figurine above. Similarly, there’s also a limited-edition Hasbro’s Monopoly boardgame paying homage to the said character that’s available online now.
Check out more details of Hot Wheels’ The Child Character Car collection in the aforementioned Comic Con@Home 2020 panel discussion here below:
The Hot Wheels Baby Yoda car (price TBA) will be available from early 2021.
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The images featured in this article is courtesy FUNKO Pop!, Hot Wheels, Toys”R”Us, Wookiepedia.