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Assault Vehicles - Rumors and Speculation
« on: June 17, 2006, 01:27 PM »
From one of the Hasbro Q&A:

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Will we see more new Vehicles such as the AT-TE, Cloud Car, V-wing, in the foreseeable future? Can you be specific as to which ones?
"We *will* be producing some new vehicles in the 3-3/4" Starfighter Vehicle line-up in 2007. We cannot be more specific at this time…sorry! "

I'm guessing there will be 2-3 new vehicles. My picks:

Imperial V-Wing:



CIS Tank Droid:



Gian Speeder:

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2006, 02:15 PM »
I haven't seen anything in the two Q and A's thus far that indicates "New Assault Vehicles in '07", if by that you mean products similar to the latter two examples presented in your post. I'd like to see both vehicles made, especially the Gian due to it's customizing potential, but so far we haven't heard anything to indicate that their release is imminent, so let's not get ahead of ourselves with the Q and A's, as some have been more than willing to do on other sites.  ;)

That said, Hasbro has specifically mentioned that we will be seeing new additions to the Starfighter Assortment next year, so I'd say the V-Wing is a good bet.
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2006, 03:27 PM »
I just want a Firespeeder, although that would never happen  :'(
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2006, 11:57 PM »
Based on Hasbro's answer in one of their questions from www.yakface.com -

2)  have read much about cost issues etc with creating new ships/playsets. But the Star Wars 3.3/4" line is about re-creating enviroment and scenes that make us feel the magic. Surely there are ways to get ships done including large ones. And smaller ones with electronic features. Whadaya say Hasbro?

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We *will* be producing some new vehicles in the 3-3/4" Starfighter Vehicle line-up in 2007.  We'll look at features (Eelectronic or otherwise) on a vehicle-by-vehicle basis.


That leads me to believe that some new vehicles will be out in 2007... but I hope it's not starfighters, I want an AT-TE or Turbo Tank.

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2006, 01:44 AM »
No, it says "Starfighter", so I bet it's more starfighters.

Perhaps orange, pink, and neon yellow?

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2006, 02:02 AM »
A starfighter might be kool if it came with Buzz droids. You never can have too many!  ;)
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2006, 02:24 AM »
No, it says "Starfighter", so I bet it's more starfighters.

Perhaps orange, pink, and neon yellow?

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Damnit Kevin, we need something other than Starfighters.  You can fix this problem, right? 

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2006, 10:14 AM »
I am all for ships of any kind but we have had nothing but ships for a while now.  I am ready for something with wheels over landing gear.  If I keep hanging stuff in my basement ceiling it is going to crack ::)
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2006, 11:41 AM »
No, it says "Starfighter", so I bet it's more starfighters.

Perhaps orange, pink, and neon yellow?

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2006, 07:32 PM »
I would defently hope for the V-wing starfighter to come out for all the collectors people.

I hope they make the Juggernaut A6, The Utapaun P-38 and Grievous's Starfighter.

Even the Techno Union Starfighter, the Swamp speeder and Droidgunship (HMP) are welcome to be build for all whom want to collect them...

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2006, 09:15 PM »
I was just going to start a thread on this...

I'd say that it will be someof the folowing...

V-Wing
Tank Droid
Jedi Speeder (the ones that Ani and Obi flew around town)
Swampspeeder
Grievous' Ship

All of these are small and doable at the 20.00-25.00 price point
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2006, 10:14 AM »
My money is on the V-Wing and the Tank Droid...and I'd be happy with those two. Of course, I would probably crap my pants for an AT-TE...
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2006, 10:22 AM »
The fact that they said "Starfighter Vehicle Line-up" sounds to me like they will be more $20 ships.

I hope that means that 2007 is the year that we will (finally) see the Cloud Car.

Also, weren't there some rumors about the old Vintage TIE mold being re-used to crank out a "new" White TIE Fighter? 
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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2006, 10:36 AM »
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The fact that they said "Starfighter Vehicle Line-up" sounds to me like they will be more $20 ships.

That's kind of what I got from it as well Jeff.  I think that the $20 pricepoint line is the "starfighter line-up", and really the one that Hasbro likes to push overall.  Anything else larger seems to be exclusives at this point, at least for the most part.  I could see the V-Wing, which would be cool, but I'm really hoping we finally see that Cloud Car too.  It should easily be able to fit into that pricepoint (or less).

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Re: New Assault Vehicles In '07
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2006, 11:36 AM »
Seems like retail has jumped to a $25 pricepoint though on the small vehicles, at least all the Target and TRU stores in my area have.

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