Follow the Flashing Lights to GreenLight's 1:64 Hot Pursuit 3
Indianapolis, IN (June 7, 2010) Almost everyone has a childhood memory of a toy police die cast car, they represent safety, allow one to play the role of authority and are the perfect beginning to the lifelong love of die cast collecting. Though they don’t have the power to write you a ticket GreenLight Collectibles has continued to represent complete authenticity with the newest release of the 1:64 Hot Pursuit Series 3. For those not familiar to the series Hot Pursuit includes police, fire chief and patrol cars from past and present municipalities across America.
When choosing which cars to use in this hot series GreenLight has truly listened to what the collectors want. Numerous requests for larger departments as well as the positive feedback received from past patrol cars prompted GreenLight to include three state patrol cars (Alabama, Nevada and Wisconsin). The set also includes two county sheriff cars for variety, Rockdale County Georgia and Boone County Missouri. But by far the most unique car in the series is the 1981 Chevy Corvette, property of the Waterford, Connecticut police department. This car was seized from a drug dealer and has since been used as part of the Waterford police’s anti-narcotics education programs. “This isn’t your every day police cruiser, but we hope collectors respond well and appreciate it as such an interesting model” says Matthew Elliot, Director of Production. “This uncommon police vehicle choice paired with the unique paint scheme is the type of rare but authentic model GreenLight tries to showcase from time to time to add great variety to the set.”
Hot Pursuit Series 3 includes:
-1981 Chevrolet Corvette Waterford Police Department (Waterford, CT)
-2008 Crown Victoria Boone County Sheriff (Columbia, Missouri)
-2008 Crown Victoria Nevada Highway Patrol
-2008 Dodge Charger Alabama State Police
-2008 Dodge Charger Rockdale County Sheriff (Georgia)
-2008 Dodge Charger Wisconsin State Patrol
These die-cast replicas feature opening hoods, detailed engines, real rubber tires, metal body and chassis, detailed graphics, custom license plates and are officially licensed by the respective automobile companies. Quantities are limited to 6,500 units open to the public and will be available in July – August 2010. These are expected to be hot sellers based on the performance of the previous series so be sure to grab yours quickly…but remember, no speeding!
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, Carroll Shelby Licensing, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, Grand-Am Road Racing Association, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Bridgestone Americas.