9-Year-Old Malaysian Is First Ever Kid To Have Design Featured on Hot Wheels Packaging

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A nine-year-old Malaysian has made a sanction for herself aft becoming the archetypal kid successful the satellite to person a plan featured connected the packaging of a Hot Wheels diecast car model.

Saw Jane Harn from Penang lone precocious came up tops successful the Hot Wheels x PROTON Kids Design Competition 2023, wherever her hand-drawn plan was chosen to go the printed packaging creation for the brand's diecast standard artifact of the aforesaid model.

Just past year, Hot Wheels and PROTON began a collaboration successful conjunction with Mattel Malaysia's 40th day solemnisation that birthed a 1:64 exemplary prototype of a 1985 Saga. This peculiar exemplary ended up becoming portion of the brand's fashionable Hot Wheel's singles postulation which has been solely manufactured by Mattel Malaysia.

Saw Jane Harn (right) aft winning the competition. IMAGE: Hot Wheels/PROTON

The latest contention was held to marque the collaboration much meaningful, and invited kids from astir the state to travel up with blister paper designs that would seizure the essence of "A Malaysian National Car".

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From implicit 386 entrants aged 4 to 12, it was Saw Jane Harn, 11-year-old Ezra Rehan Pal, and 11-year-old Austin Goh Zi Hao who took the apical 3 spots respectively.

Saw's plan was particularly hailed for capturing Malaysia's earthy features and achievements, from the rhinoceros hornbill and hibiscus to the National Monument.

"The Malaysian elements Jane Harn chose for her plan are a quintessential summation of our beauteous country," said Azlan Othman, Chief Designer astatine PROTON and 1 of the judges for the competition.

"We are grateful to Mattel for this opportunity," said Jane Harn's parent Tang Sing Chant. "Not lone person they talented our girl specified a large honor, they person ignited a spark for a deeper appreciation of our country."

IMAGE: Hot Wheels/PROTON

"We inactive can't rather judge that her plan volition beryllium disposable for acquisition successful stores crossed Malaysia — we can't hold to spot it successful person."

For those funny successful buying the diecast exemplary of the Hot Wheels Proton Saga featuring Jane Harn's artwork connected the packaging, authoritative sources person revealed that it volition spell connected merchantability nationwide successful 2024.

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