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.
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 theBuggy 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
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
3 3/4" Vehicles - By Year
- 2007 - Series Twenty Three
- 2008 - Series Twenty Four
- 2009 - Series Twenty Five
- 2010 - Series Twenty Six
- 2011 - Series Twenty Seven
- 2012 - Series Twenty Eight
- 2013 - Series Twenty Nine
- 2014 - Series Thirty
- 2015 - Official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club Membership Exclusives
- 2015 - 2014 Convention Exclusives
- 2015 - 50th Anniversary
3 3/4" Vehicles - Alphabetical Listing
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