Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Visits Miami
|One lucky dog gets a free Wienerwhistle from a hotdogger.|
Wienermobile sightings have been relished by Americans, hot dog fans or not, since 1936. The "hot dog on a lightly toasted bun" is custom made from fiberglass. This is no ordinary foot-long either; the Wienermobile stretches 27-feet, has a V-8 engine, and a Chevrolet W4 Series chassis.
he real attraction of the Wienermobile, however, is simply that it is a giant hot dog on wheels. Can you imagine how much fun it would be to drive or ride in a 27-foot-long hot dog? People have been fantasizing about it since the Wienermobile first hit the "scenic-krauts" of America 50 years ago, which is why 15,000 people entered Oscar Mayer's contest to drive the Wienermobile for a day in 2004.
|Hotdoggers Brian the Bunderful and Smiley Kylie take turns riding shotbun.|
|The Wienermobile has awed Americans throughout history.|
The six Wienermobiles go on twelve-month tours of the U.S., hot dogging it in small towns and big cities and always drawing a crowd, while hotdoggers hand out wiener whistles. On the 2010 tour, you get to pose with the Wienermobile, while the hotdogger takes two pictures of you and your new best friend, which are then posted online for you to download.
In front of the Walgreen's pharmacy, men, women, and children all staggered towards WNR MBLE as if they couldn't believe their eyes. And really...who could?
Check out the hotdogger blog for more Wienermobile adventures.