Captain America Hot Wheels may be the most American car ever
While Superman may no longer fight for the “American Way,” and the new Wonder Woman has apparently ditched the Red White and Blue, you can always count on Captain America to bring the patriotism.
Hot Wheels has a new collection of Marvel Comics character-inspired cars on the way, and it’s quite possible that old Cap’s is the most American car ever created.
Looking something like a stylized AMC (of course!) Javelin muscle car, it sports blue metal flake paint, the super soldier’s shield on the hood, a big “A” on the roof just for good measure, and a set of leather pannier bags strapped to the front fenders, just like the ones on the Captain's classic Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Other models are fashioned after The Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hawkeye, Venom and Thor, complete with Mjölnir strapped to the grille -- which may be the best safety device ever created – but Captain America’s takes the cake, or apple pie.
The cars were announced at the New York Toy Fair earlier this year, but go on sale in August. They will be followed by a set of Star Wars-themed rides in the fall.