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Help with Identifying a toyline

Postby Va'al » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:08 am

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Hey everyone!

I would like some help in trying to remember what a toyline was called, and if anyone has encountered it in the past.

It would be mid-1990s to late 1990s, at least in Europe.

I cannot remember the name, nor the manufacturer. All I know is that they were sold as packs of cars that could combine into robots/monsters. They didn't have a robot mode, just the combination gimmick (and were pretty loose, as the linking parts were small pegs).

Any idea?
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Re: Help with Identifying a toyline

Postby BeastProwl » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:42 pm

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A better description might help.
I'm assuming it wasnt power rangers related.
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Re: Help with Identifying a toyline

Postby Va'al » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:28 am

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Definitely not Power Rangers.

The one model I used to own had a Dodge Viper-esque sports car as the head, the bumper became the mouth, the car seats rose up behind the windscreen to form ears, and the rest just folded at a right angle a pegged into the main torso car.

I seem to remember that they had no actual feet or legs, but a unipod of sorts.
I've been looking for images all over the interwebs, but to no avail. :(
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Re: Help with Identifying a toyline

Postby Va'al » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:43 am

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I just found something!
It was thread by Dead Metal, on here, and the line is called Autotech, by a Spanish company only selling in Europe.

This was the guy I was thinking of (second to last on the right, all five on the right are from the same line):
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Re: Help with Identifying a toyline

Postby AdamPrime » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:38 am

I remember this. :D

It was called "Autotech", and the announcer on the adverts proudly declared they would combine into one big "Auto-Bot".

I remember wondering how they got away with using the word 'Autobot'.

I believe it was Famosa who made them.
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