Series: Four (1985)
The A.W.E. Striker was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1985. It included the driver, Crankcase. The toy was also sold in 1986 and was discontinued in 1987.
The A.W.E. Striker was also available (without the driver) via mail order in 1988 - 1989.
Driver/Pilot: CRANKCASE (v1)
Crankcase was released as part of the fourth series (1985), packaged exclusively with the A.W.E. Striker (All Weather/Environment). He was also sold in 1986, then was discontinued domestically in 1987.
In 1987, Crankcase was available mail-order from Hasbro Direct as part of a six figure vehicle drivers set that included Copperhead, HISS Driver, Stinger Driver, Frostbite, and Thunder.
Easily Broken/Lost Pieces
The A.W.E. Striker included 2 antennas, a camera, and an engine cover which were easily broken or misplaced.
No variations of the A.W.E. Striker are known to exist.
The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:
A.W.E. Striker (1985)
Eco Striker (1992)
All-Terrain Cruiser (1995) - Stargate
A.W.E. Striker (2001)
A.W.E. Striker (2003)
A.W.E. Striker (2008)
A.W.E. Striker (2008)
A.W.E. Striker (2010)
Ninja Commando 4x4 (2012)
E.C.O. Striker (2014)
In Brazil, the A.W.E. Striker was sold as the Buggy Cross Tático.
Funskool released the A.W.E. Striker in a lighter shade of green.
Versions of A.W.E. Striker
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to A.W.E. Striker.
Original Retail: $6.59
Hasbro Product: 6053
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Lee's Guide: GIJ-85051v
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5403
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 55 (1st Ed.), Pg. 89 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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