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Poison Pinto
Debut Series Flying Colors
Produced 1976 - 1985 Original
2003 - 2010 (Retool)
Designer Larry Wood
Number 9240
PPinto - Green 76

The Poison Pinto is a Hot Wheels casting based on the Ford Pinto Van. It was released In 1979, in the The Heroes line under the name of The Thing.

Versions

The Poison Pinto has come out in the following versions:

Coll # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1976 Flying Colors Light Green Yellow, Black, and White "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones on sides Black Blue Tint Chrome RL 9240 Hong Kong PPinto - Green 76
1976 Super Chromes 6-Pack Chrome Yellow, Black, and White "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones Black Blue Tint Chrome RL 9508 Hong Kong Only available in 6-pack PPinto - Chrome 76
1977 Mainline Light Green Yellow, Black, and White "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones Black / Plastic Blue Tint Chrome BW 9240 Hong Kong PoisonPinto bw
1977 Super Chromes 6-Pack Chrome Yellow, Black, and White"Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones Black Blue Tint Chrome BW 9508 Hong Kong Only available in 6-pack Poisonpinto chromeBW
1979 The Heroes Dark Blue Black, White and Orange image of "The Thing" Black / Metal Chrome BW 2882 Hong Kong Named The Thing for this release Thething
1983 Speed Machines Red Yellow, Black, and White"Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones Black / Metal Blue tint Gray BW 9240 Hong Kong Speed pinto sleepercivic
1984 Mainline Light Green Yellow and Black"Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones Black / Plastic Blue tint Chrome BW  9240 France Poison france sleepercivic
1985 Mainline Teal No Tampos Black / Plastic Clear Chrome BW  9240 France Pinto france clear sleepercivic
1985 Mainline Teal No Tampos Black / Metal Blue tint Chrome BW  9240 France Pinto france blue sleepercivic

2003 Retooled Versions

The Poison Pinto has come out in the following versions:

Coll # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
2003 HWC.com 2 - Neo-Classics Spectraflame Red "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones surrounded by flames Metal Smoke Black RL China PPinto - Red HWC Series 2
2006 RLC sELECTIONs #3 Spectraflame Green "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones surrounded by flames Chrome / Metal Smoke Black RL K3824 China 2006rlcpoisonpintoselections
2007 RLC Party Car Spectraflame Pink "Poison Pinto", skull and crossbones surrounded by flames Chrome / Metal Smoke Black RL L2105 China Poison Pinto - RLC Party
2010 RLC 9 Rewards
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Spectraflame Gold Neo-Classic RL 2,976 produced PoisonPinto 10Rewards

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