Winner of ‘Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge’ Gets Diecast

New diecast car is available now for purchase at Mattel Creations.
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August 10, 2023

Arushi Garg, Hot Wheels Die Cast Winner
Arushi Garg, Hot Wheels Die Cast WinnerMattel

Arushi Garg, 38-year-old social media creator and mom from Houston, was named the champion of “

Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge

” Season 1.

Garg takes home $50,000 and her design is now a diecast toy exclusively available for purchase on Mattel Creations,


collector and direct-to-consumer platform. Fans can buy this made-to-order diecast during the pre-sale window now through Sept. 4.

In the two-part finale, Garg was given the 1996 Nissan Skyline to transform into a life-size

Hot Wheels

car. The car, dubbed “Rally Resilience” by Garg, is a bright red creation with 24-inch wheels, extended fenders and light bars. The affirmation, “Never quit,”  is transcribed on the car and can be seen under UV light.

Garg’s win was determined by host, Rutledge Wood, resident judges, Dalal Elsheikh and Hertrech Eugene Jr., Ted Wu, vice president, global head, design, vehicles, Mattel, and celebrity guest judge and car fanatic, Jay Leno. Garg faced competition from fellow finalists, “Jersey” Jim Farrell

and Nick Harrison.

The full first season of “Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge” is now streaming on Peacock, with Season 1 to re-air on USA Network starting Sept. 4.

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