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Ecto-1 is a 1:21 die-cast car based off of the Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters. First released in 2004 by Ertl/RC2 Brands, Inc. under the Joyride brand. A reissue will be done by Round 2 under the Auto World brand in February 2018.


Toy DescriptionsEdit

2004 Joyride Ertl/RC2 Brands, Inc.Edit

Taken from it's packaging.

  • Ghostbusters Ecto 1
    • 1:21 Die Cast Metal Ambulance Body
    • Highly Detailed
  • Includes "Slimer" the ghost!
  • Ghostbusters Ecto 1
    • The classic 1984 comedy "Ghostbusters" follows the exploits of four doctors, recently fired from university research jobs, who go into business as parapsycholofists specializing in psychic phenomena. Their "company car" is a heavily modified '59 ambulance, equipped with all necessary technology and gadgetry to exterminate a wide array of apparitions. With the Ecto 1 at their disposal, "they ain't afraid of no ghosts!"
  • Features:
    • Opening hood, side and rear doors
    • Detailed engine with spark plug wires
    • Detailed interior with communications lab

Taken from Joyride's website.

  • The classic 1984 comedy "Ghostbusters" follows the exploits of three doctors recently fired from university research jobs, who go into business as parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena. Their "company car" is a heavily modified '59 ambulance, equipped with all the necessary technology and gadgetry to exterminate a wide array of apparitions. With the Ecto 1 at their disposal, "they ain't afraid of no ghosts!"
  • 1:21 scale, and includes a figure of the ghost "Slimer".

2018 Round 2Edit

Taken from Round 2's website.

  • Description:
    • “Who You Gonna’ Call ?”… Auto World, That’s Who!
      • The Ghostbusters are on a roll again with Auto World’s newest release of the original Ecto-1 die-cast. This converted Cadillac ambulance features all of the detailed ghost hunting equipment that you remember from the iconic film Ghostbusters. Better grab them now… because this Ecto-1 is going to be disappearing, scary fast!
  • Features:
    • Opening Doors, Hood & Tailgate
    • Detailed Engine
    • Detailed Interior
    • Steerable Front Wheels
    • Detailed Exterior
    • Precise Accuracy to the Original Ghostbusters Movie

TriviaEdit

  • The packaging on the 2004 version notes "exploits of four doctors" mistakenly including Winston as a doctor. This was corrected on Joyride Studios Website.

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GalleryEdit

2004 Joyride Ertl/RC2 Brands, Inc.Edit

2018 Round 2Edit