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Bullet Nose
Debut Series 2005 First Editions - Torpedoes
Produced 2005-
Designer Larry Wood
Number 2005-043
Bullet Nose.jpg


The Bullet Nose is actually based on a "bullet-nosed" Studebaker Commander, hence the name of this casting. This car was #3 of 10 vehicles in the Torpedoes series. The Torpedo style was a new cartoon style introduced in 2005 and depicts a car in a skinny, torpedo-like shape with outboard wheels. These unique vehicles should perform well on track sets but the exposed wheels make them more susceptible to bending axles. They're probably better suited for gravity-driven tracks than wall tracks or tracks with a booster. This series appears to be loosely based on the 2003 Kawasaki ZXR-9 Concept. Re-releases of Torpedoes vehicles have been somewhat limited, if existent at all.


The Bullet Nose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color / Tampo Base Color Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
2005 2005 First Editions - Torpedoes Yellow with flame tampo Chrome Tint Chrome 5SP Bullet Nose.jpg
2005 First Editions - Torpedoes Orange with flame tampo Chrome Tint Chrome 5SP Malaysia CIMG2784.jpg
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