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Preying Menace
Debut Series First Editions
Produced 2006 - Present
Designer Rob Matthes
Number J3259
Preying Menace Rob-M


Description

The Preying Menace is a Hot Wheels casting designed by Rob Matthes which debuted in the 2006 First Editions . It's name is a play on words of the insect it is inspired by; the Preying Mantis. Originally the casting featured an opening canopy, but in 2015 the casting was retooled with this feature removed. The casting was retooled again in 2018, with the canopy made smaller.

Versions

The Preying Menace has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
18
/
223
2006 First Editions
18/38
Green Gold Pinstripes on Canopy Unpainted Metal Tinted (Green) Black PR5 J3259 Malaysia Preying menace
18
/
223
2006 First Editions
18/38
Green Gold Pinstripes on Canopy Unpainted Metal Tinted (Green) Black OH5 J3259 Malaysia Image Not Available
18
/
223
2006 First Editions
18/38
Green Gold Pinstripes on Canopy Unpainted Metal Tinted (Green) Black FTE J3259 Malaysia Image Not Available
65
/
180
2007 Street Beasts
1/4
Flat Black Pinstripes Unpainted Metal Tinted (Red) Red PR5 K7582 Malaysia Variation: Silver Painted Base
Variation: Light Red Interior
Preying Menace 2006
5pk 2008 Street Beast 5-Pack Red Purple & Orange Flames Unpainted Metal Tinted (Yellow) Maroon Chrome Orange 5SP L9965 Thailand Base Code(s): Preying Menace - 7084df
N/A 2011 Racing Rigs: Swamp Racer Green Black Flames Unpainted Metal Tinted (Red) Chrome PR5 V2369 China Picture: Missing Interior
Base code(s):
Unknown green HW car
N/A 2012 Racing Rigs: Caged Cargo Orange Blue Stripes on Top Unpainted Metal Tinted (Yellow) Black Chrome Gold 5SP W4667 China Base Code(s): Image Not Available
N/A 2012 Racing Rigs: Caged Cargo Yellow Blue Stripes on Top Unpainted Metal Tinted (Yellow) Black PR5 W4667 China Base Code(s): 2012PreyingMenaceracingrigsyellow
5pk 2013 Monster Mission 5-Pack Light Green White & Red Skull on Side Unpained Metal Tinted (Yellow) Brown Chrome Green PR5 X9860 Thailand Base Code(s): Preying
31
/
250
2015 HW City Street Beasts
1/10
Pearl Green Green & Yellow deco across top Unpainted Metal Tinted (Red) Pearl Green Gold 5SP CFH53 Malaysia Updated tooling 
Base Code(s): G51
PreyingMenace15
31
/
250
2015 HW City Street Beasts
1/10
Brown Green & Yellow deco across top Unpainted Metal Tinted (Green) Yellow Chrome Green Rim, Black OH5 CFM05 Malaysia Base Code(s): H22  CFM05
5pk 2018 Street Beasts 5-pack White Green & Orange design on top Clear Green Plastic Orange Satin Green Chrome Green OS5 FKT51 Indonesia 2nd Updated tooling 
Base Code(s): L07
PreyingMenace-StreetBeasts-5pk

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