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The poster image from Mattel Creations featuring the buildable scale model of the Tesla Cybertruck with a neon background.

Have you built your Tesla MEGA Cybertruck yet?

OK, we know ... You just can't wait for your own (real) Tesla Cybertruck ... Ya gotta have one NOW! Well, while you wait, you should build your own, at 1/12 the size (and an even better price-ratio)

By Doug Stokes

Mon, Oct 18, 2021 02:32 PM PST

Well friends, and just in case you've not yet noticed it, those Hot Wheels/Barbie/UNO ultra-clever, laid-back, hipsters-dropouts over in El Segundo, California (yeah, yeah, we love ya) ... have created the next closest thing to that silly slab-sided sybarite's dream car and are dangling it right in front of your nose, right now.

Of course their hope is that this little muskrat will stave of at least some of the worst of those pesky and annoying delirium tremens being brought on by your jonesing so long and so hard for a real T-truck.

An image of the side of the Mattel Creations scale model of the Tesla Cybertruck. The truck is gray, with a black background.
It's as close to the real thing as you'll get until the real deal is released by Tesla.

From any front porch in this great country of ours this mini-bolide looks a real whole lot like one those very expensive build-kits from Lego - have you seen their almost life-size Titanic kit?

Mattel Creation's MEGA Tesla Cybertruck features the real prototype's signature "spider-cracked" atom bomb-proof side glass from the original live unveiling. This big sucker (1/12-scale!) seems darn well competitively priced at $250 and it's a lead-pipe cinch/sure thing that it will drive your favorite neighbors (at least the ones who appreciate scale models) absolutely stark raving mad with blinding envy. It already has me fuming...

Two images of the details on the Mattel Creations scale model of the Tesla Cybertruck.
The details in this scale model are insane, we'll give 'em that!

Check out the "toy" at Mattel Creations and compare to the "real deal" at Tesla.

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Doug has a long and wide-ranging history in the motoring business. He served five years as the Executive Director of the International Kart Federation, and was the PR guy for the Mickey Thompson's Off-Road Championship Gran Prix. He worked racing PR for both Honda and Suzuki and was a senior PR person on the first Los Angeles (Vintage) Grand Prix. He was also the first PR Manager for Perris Auto Speedway, and spent over 20 years as the VP of Communications at Irwindale Speedway. Stokes is the recipient of the American Autowriters and Broadcaster’s 2005 Chapman Award for Excellence in Public Relations and was honored in 2015 by the Motor Press Guild with their Dean Batchelor Lifetime Achievement Award. “… I’ve also been reviewing automobiles and books for over 20 years, and really enjoy my LA Car assignments.” he added.

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