Gear up for the upcoming car makeover competition series on NBC, Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge. It got its inspiration from the best-selling toy car collection of the same name. The ten-part series features Rutledge Wood, former Top Gear Host and NASCAR features reporter, as the host.
Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge provides lucky car Superfans the opportunity to take a regular, life-sized vehicle and revamp it into a truly spectacular creation in their concept. Each episode will include two contestants. The winner will receive $25,000 and will advance to the finale.
“Everyone remembers their first car, the life experiences they had, and the friends who came along for the ride. Hot Wheels is a legendary brand with broad appeal that has created a space for imaginations to run free. We are so thrilled to partner with Mattel to combine this nostalgia with fantastical, extreme car transformations,” said Corie Henson, EVP of unscripted programming for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.
“It’s larger-than-life family viewing with edge and humor led by car enthusiast Rutledge Wood, whose creativity, credibility, and passion for Hot Wheels makes him the perfect person to drive this wild competition,” she added.
About Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge TV Show
Inspired by the best-selling toy car collection of the same name, Hot Wheels is a 10-episode car makeover competition series. The premise is this: “Each episode will invite two passionate car fans and Hot Wheels lovers into the Chrome Zone, where they will face off in each transforming an ordinary vehicle into an extraordinary Hot Wheels showstopper, inspired by personal stories and pop culture touchstones. Working alongside a team of automotive magicians known as 'The Car Pool,' the two Superfans will manufacture their designs in high-tech, decked-out garages. Raising the stakes of the competition is the Inspirationator 5000, a larger-than-life vending machine that will rev up in each episode to present the Superfans with a twist in the road.”
Hot Wheels will be hosted by former Top Gear Host and NASCAR features reporter Rutledge Wood. It will also include a panel of celebrity Judges and Judges who are experts in car culture, who will declare the winner of each episode. The winner of each episode will receiver $25,000, and will advance to the finale. The best part? The finale winner will get an additional $50,000, and the car that wins the season will get its own official Hot Wheels model!Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.