The Power Rangers speed into 2009 with a vehicle theme toy line from Bandai America, Inc. Inspired by the television series’ vehicle adventures in ”Power Rangers RPM,” the brand’s Fall 2009 lineup features products with increased play value – from the Auxiliary Trax System to limited edition chase figures and retro Megazords – all certain to drive excitement among fans and collectors of all ages.
Power Rangers RPM is set to premiere on March 7, 2009 on ABC Kids. This perpetually popular boys’ franchise continues to be a major success due to the powerful brand elements that translate from the television series to retail and allows kids to collect, as well as play out the ultimate adventures as their favorite Power Rangers hero.
Bandai America’s Fall 2009 RPM line delivers enhanced play and collectability. The Auxiliary Trax System empowers kids to use their imagination and create battlized Power Rangers figures and vehicles by collecting and combining the 5” Guardian Figures, Racing Performance Cycles and Formula Transporters (each sold separately). Additional product highlights include:
Trax Command Center: With the Trax Command Center, kids can keep up to speed in the race against evil. Unlock sound and light features, then morph the center from an Action Jet into a Deluxe Battle Station. The Command Center includes an exclusive 5” Ranger figure. Collect and combine the Command Center with the 5” Guardian figures, Racing Performance Cycles and Formula Transporters to complete the Auxiliary Trax System.
Deluxe Formula Megazords: By combining the three deluxe RPM Zords included in each set, kids can create the turbo-charged Megazords as seen on the TV show. Collect and combine all four Spring and Fall Formula Megazords to create an exclusive RPM Ultrazord!
Deluxe Battle Gear: Kids can get active and have fun battling Evil Space Aliens as a Power Rangers RPM hero with this gear. Based on the battle gear used on the TV show by the Gold and Silver Rangers, the SkyShift Blazer includes a light feature and multiple spinning propellers that launch from the barrel. Each propeller is designed differently for unique flying capabilities, one has a suction feature that sticks to its target.