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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1985-AWESTRIK-01

Series: Four (1985)
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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.

with Four Wheel Suspension
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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.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The A.W.E. Striker included 2 antennas, a camera, and an engine cover which were easily broken or misplaced.

Featured In

The A.W.E. Striker was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of the A.W.E. Striker are known to exist.

International Releases

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.

Reference Information

The 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
Product Number: 6053
Lee's Guide: GIJ-85051v
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 55 (1st Ed.), Pg. 89 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5403
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a