"I played with Hot Wheels as a kid, my first toys were Hot Wheels - my first car was the Hot Wheels. You know, it's always really nice to come full circle working in the industry." - Adam Berry
You don't know what's happening in your brain. But, it sets up a catalyst for all sorts of creativity. And I think when you see the freedom in toys... I'm witness to this, you see direct effect on vehicles like this!
UPDATE: Zootopia wins the 2017 Oscar & the Golden Globe for Best Animated Picture! When the need arose for automotive designs for the animals in the movie, J Mays was the natural choice. Here's the AutoDesignO exclusive interview with Mr. Mays.