The Swingfire was released in 1996. It is based on the M3 Half-track, many of which were converted into civilian vehicles after World War II.
For another vehicle also released with the name Swingfire see Street Beast.
The Swingfire has come out in the following versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes||Photo|
|492||1996||1996 Hot Wheels #492||White||"Snow Patrol" Blue tampos on sides||Gray / Plastic||N/A||Blue||5SP||16299||China|
|492||1996||1996 Hot Wheels #492||Orange||Silver HW logo on hood||Dark Grey / Plastic||Dark Grey||Dark Grey||Black MGW / 5SP||16299||China|
|18737||1998||Snow Plowers Action Pack||Light Blue, w/Light Gray plow attachment||"Snowplow" tampos on sides||Gray / Plastic||N/A||Orange||5SP||18737||China||Named Power Plower|
From the back of the 1996-card:
There have been over 10 different SOL-AIRE™ CX-4 models made since its introduction in 1984. Among these, the "California Custom" model with the light blue base is most highy prized by collectors.