1:64 Hot Pursuit Series 7 and 1:64 Auction Block 14 hit the pegs this Spring
April 14, 2011

Collectors can expect to see multiple GreenLight offerings debuting simultaneously to keep up with large collector demand

 

Indianapolis, IN (April 12, 2011) GreenLight has two simultaneous releases coming this April that are sure to have something for everybody!  Hot Pursuit and Auction Block are veteran series amongst the GreenLight offerings, each set attracting more collectors with every wave of release. 

 

1:64 Hot Pursuit features past and present law enforcement automobiles licensed through each individual department.  Series 7 includes six cars from a wide range of departments and offices, small counties and state highway’s, undercover and highly decorated vehicles all pulled from across the US.  Toping of  series 7 is the new 2012 Taurus Interceptor, a long awaited and much talked about addition to police fleets across the country. 

 

1:64 Hot Pursuit Series 7 Assortment:*

(7,000 of Each)

 

2008 Ford Crown Victoria Texas Highway Patrol

2008 Ford Crown Victoria Iowa State Patrol

2008 Ford Mustang GT Indiana State Police

2008 Dodge Charger Broward County, Florida Sheriff

2008 Dodge Charger Nebraska Highway Patrol

2012 Ford Taurus “Ford Branded” Police Interceptor

 

1:64 Auction Block highlights cars that sold at auction and archive a past of rare and obscure to the historic and hot.  With deep and varied pasts in automobile history each car in series 14 sold at the Mecum Auto Auction.  All six cars range in year, make and model for a set that will appeal to automotive enthusiasts to classic car hobbyists and history aficionados. 

 

1:64 Auction Block Series 14 Assortment:**

(4,500 of Each)

 

1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback (Mecum Auto Auction)

1969 Dodge Daytona Coupe (Mecum Auto Auction)

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE (Mecum Auto Auction)

1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible (Mecum Auto Auction)

1971 Chevrolet Corvette ZR2 Convertible (Mecum Auto Auction)

2009 Corvette Z06 CSR (Mecum Auto Auction)

 

 

These 1:64 die-cast replicas feature detailed engines, real rubber tires, metal body and chassis, detailed graphics, custom license plates and are officially licensed by the respective auto manufacturers. The release is scheduled for May 2011 and will be available through official GreenLight official hobby shops and wholesale dealers, as well as at Toys ‘R’ Us and Meijer.   For more information about GreenLight’s up-coming releases or the other quality collectibles from GreenLight, visit http://www. greenlightcollectibles.com.

 

GreenLight® Collectibles is a premier manufacturer and marketer of officially licensed, authentic die-cast replica vehicles. GreenLight die-cast replicas are available in 1:18, 1:24 and 1:64 scale and are officially licensed by General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Group LLC, Carroll Shelby Licensing, Warner Bros® Entertainment Inc and the Chadwick McQueen and The Terry McQueen Testamentary Trust, CBS, Universal Studios, Mecum Auto Auction, IZOD IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Grand-Am Road Racing Association, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bridgestone Americas and more!

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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