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Elon Musk’s Favorite Playthings Coming Soon in Miniature With SpaceX Matchbox Toys | NEWSRUX

Elon Musk’s firms famously do not spend a lot on advertising, relying as an alternative on their founder’s large following, however now SpaceX is making a transfer into merchandising with the assistance of Mattel.

The toymaker mentioned Wednesday it can start releasing “SpaceX-inspired” Matchbox toys subsequent yr. Matchbox has been making iconic toy variations of all types of autos from tractors to navy fighter jets for many years. 

The settlement between the 2 firms extends a number of years, however particulars of the upcoming toys have not but been introduced. 

“We sit up for working with Mattel to assist encourage the subsequent era of area explorers and fanatics,” SpaceX Vice President Brian Bjelde mentioned in a press release.

Matchbox has created different collectible replicas of space-related autos prior to now, together with the Area Shuttle and NASA’s rocket transporter car. One other old fashioned Mattel toy model, Sizzling Wheels, has produced miniatures of the Curiosity and Perseverance Mars rovers. 

And technically, this may not be the primary Musk car launched to area to get the shrinky-dink therapy.

In 2018, Sizzling Wheels launched a plastic mannequin of Musk’s cherry pink Tesla Roadster that was launched towards Mars as a part of the primary demonstration launch of a Falcon Heavy rocket. 

The toys are set to drop in 2023, certainly changing into a will need to have addition to any assortment that additionally options the Boring Firm “flamethrower.”

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