Chicago

Bedford Park Walmart
July 14, 2018

After waiting for the rain to stop, the car hiding in a humble corner of the parking lot finally revealed itself—and stole the show. Brian Bergeron’s custom 1987 Porsche 944 is one of four of its kind in the world and is completely redesigned for racing. Brian is a carpenter and car enthusiast who designed, built, and installed the wide-body kit (and everything else on the car) himself. He also placed a 570 horsepower Chevy V8 under the hood and lightened the car to ensure its performance matched its looks. No wonder it had no problem catching up with the competition!

One finalist from each of the 15 cities will join Hot Wheels at SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas, where one lucky winner’s car will be immortalized as a Hot Wheels Legend and turned into a die-cast car that will be sold around the world. For more information, visit hotwheels.com/legendstour and follow the tour on the Hot Wheels Facebook and Instagram accounts, as well as with #HotWheelsLegends

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Winner Brian Bergeron and his custom 1987 Porsche 944, the “Widerstandsfahig 001”

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Stopping in the Windy City, The Legends Tour blew away more than 1,200 attendees with over 175 custom-built cars.

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Chicago native and Hot Wheels fan, The Rock Father, attended as a guest judge with his daughters.

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The Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary 2018 Camaro SS was on display with its die-cast version encased nearby.

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Mobil1 pulled into the Chicago leg of the Legends Tour.

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Look close enough, kid, and you’ll see the elbow grease.

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