Hot Wheels Legends Tour Winner Announced For Houston

The winner of the 2021 Hot Wheels Legends Tour Houston stop has been announced!

Hot Wheels Legends Tour 2021 Houston Winner Michael Tran
Michael Tran – Houston Winner
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The Hot Wheels Legends Tour features the most awe-inspiring garage builds from across the world. It is an event where one lucky fan car will move on in the competition for a chance to become a Hot Wheels 1:64 die-cast toy. During the Houston stop, I was one of the event’s judges. I worked alongside rapper Trae Tha Truth and Bryan Benedict, the Design Director of Hot Wheels and Matchbox Die-casts in selecting the Houston winner.

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The winner of the Houston event is Michael Tran. He will have a chance to have his fully customized 2007 Corvette become the next Garage of Legends inductee. In addition, the finale winner will have their vehicle made into a 1:64 Hot Wheels die-cast toy sold around the world.

The Houston-winning “Soo Sik C6” Corvette started life as a factory 2007 Corvette. It is now anything BUT. In true garage spirit, Michael Tran, a Houston-native, custom fabricated an entirely new body AND interior for his C6 Corvette. The only original components remaining are the frame and the engine. It makes roughly 1,000 horsepower thanks to a pair of rear-mounted turbos. Having built custom cars since 1998, Tran also fitted the “Soo Sik C6” with custom wheels, exhaust, and a one-of-a-kind headlight design to complete the vehicle’s winning looks.

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Courtesy of West Houston Muscle

Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis. He is a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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