True facts about the Wienermobile

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

Come out to our new Marigny store (2222 St. Claude in New Orleans) from noon until 4 p.m. Feb. 3 to see the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile!

We’ve created a great event around this most joyous occasion, including games, festivities and a hot dog and Coke for just $1. Wiener Whistles will also be distributed. Learn more about the iconic Wienermobile below…

Wienermobile at Robért Fresh Market St. Claude

The famous Oscar Meyer Wienermobile is manned by brand ambassadors called “Hotdoggers” who give out the exclusive “Wiener Whistle” to patrons.

The Wienermobile is:

  • 27 feet long (60 hot dog lengths) by
  • 11 feet high (24 hot dog lengths) by
  • 8 feet wide (18 hot dog lengths)
  • Weighs 14,500 pounds

Vehicle features include:

  • A gull-wing door with automatic retractable step
  • Seating for 6
  • Exterior backup camera
  • Removable bunroof
  • An official Wiener Jingle horn
  • A Chevy W4 series chassis
  • A V-8 6.0 liter engine
  • Anti-lock braking system

And the Wienermobile is full of artistic representations of the hot dog! It includes:

  • A hot dog shaped dashboard
  • Ketchup and mustard colored seats and carpet
  • A removable bunroof
  • An illuminated Oscar Mayer logo
  • Blue sky interior ceiling art
  • A smiling front grill
  • Exterior is custom-made from fiberglass

The first Wienermobile was built in 1936. It cruises on average 500 miles per week and can store 11,000 Wiener Whistles!