Jay Leno Test Drives a Life-Size Version of the Hot Wheels Darth Vader Character Car

Never underestimate the horsepower of the dark side.” – Bryan Benedict

On a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, Hot Wheels senior staff designer Bryan Benedict and car builder Billy Hammon met up with Leno to explain the creative process behind making an incredible life-size version of the Hot Wheels Darth Vader character car. Jay then takes the beautiful Star Wars vehicle out on the streets for a dark side test drive.

Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car

Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car

photos via Jay Leno’s Garage