VIDEO: Comic-Con’s Darth Vader ‘Vette — What you need to know

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Gotta hand it to Hot Wheels. They know how to make cars. And not just those sleek, lightning-fast tiny toys your little brother used to leave all over the house for you to trip over or step on.

For Comic-Con 2014, Hot Wheels today unveiled a life-size Darth Vader-inspired Corvette, able to reach speed of 150 miles per hour (it’s not for sale, but you can buy a replica for $40, Hot Wheels-sized).

While most of us will not be able to travel to the iconic pop culture convention in San Diego this weekend, the folks at Car and Driver magazine came up with a list of <a href=" 12 facts about the car that you need to know, including my favorite:

It breathes like Darth Vader. Several Star Wars audio effects, including the unmistakable sounds of Darth Vader breathing and his lightsaber coming to life, can be controlled remotely via an iPad.

Read the full list here.

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