Have You Seen The Wienermobile? The Oscar Mayer website states they’re touring the country to announce some big changes to their hot dogs, like removing artificial preservatives in all of their meat as well as removing by-products.
The Wienermbile is 60 hot dogs long, and 24 hot dogs high. It was invented by Carl Mayer in 1936. It has 6 ketchup and mustard colored seats inside, a “bun” roof, and mustard splattered carpets. It also has a 23 inch flat screen TV!
There are 6 Wienermobile vehicles in the country, and are piloted by recent college graduates called “Hotdoggers”.
2004/2009/Current Wienermobile models
Height: 11 ft. (24 hot dogs high)
Length: 27 ft. (60 hot dogs long)
Width: 8 ft. (18 hot dogs wide)
Weight: 14,050 lbs. (140,500 hot dogs)
- Converted Chevrolet – 4 Speed / W4 Series Chassis
- Engine: V-8 6.0 liter 300 VORTEC 5700 – runs on high-octane
- Gull wing door with automatic retractable step
- Hot dog shaped dashboard
- GPS Navigational system
- Ketchup walkway
- Condiment splattered carpet
- Computerized control panel with sound system
- Removable sunroof (or bunroof)
- Rear navigational camera
- Blue Sky ceiling art
- Six ketchup and mustard colored seats
- Smiling front grill
- Official Wiener Jingle horn
WIENERMOBILE FUN FACTS!
- Carl Mayer, nephew of Oscar Mayer, designed the first Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in 1936.
- The Wiener Whistle was developed in 1952. In 1958, kids of all ages found this soon to be icon included in packages of Oscar Mayer Hotdoggers today handout over 200,000 Wiener Whistles annually.
- Since the inception of ‘Hotdoggers’ in 1988, just over 400 college graduates have held the prestigious position.
- The Wienermobile App includes a virtual-reality experience so people everywhere can take a “ride” in the Wienermobile, no matter where they are.
- With the exception of Hot Dog High and time during the holidays, the Wienermobile vehicles are on the road year-round.