EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mighty, motorized micros! Playmates Toys announced today the launch of T-Sprints, an innovative new figure and wheels play pattern that goes beyond traditional vehicle play, available first at Toys"R"Us® stores nationwide for the month of December, and rolling out to additional retailers beginning in January. The highly stylized figures, which capture the personalities of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, each come with a different vehicle and feature a unique flywheel so kids can rev and send them sprinting into action.
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"As the company behind the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line for decades, Playmates Toys continually strives to develop innovative new play patterns which allow fans to experience their favorite characters in unique and entertaining ways," said Karl Aaronian, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Playmates Toys. "The T-Sprints collection offers fans a humorous, unique new experience, bringing the personalities of each Turtle to life in whole new way."
The mighty, motorized micro T-Sprints can quickly take off on wild adventures--just rev, drop and go! With the figure powering the vehicle, T-Sprints figures can be revved, dropped into a vehicle shell and sent racing into action! Kids can collect all of the T-Sprints figures and vehicles including Lickety Split Leo with Shellraiser, Mad Motion Mikey with Party Van, Rapid Assault Raph with Stealth Bike, Dasher Donnie with Patrol Buggy, and Supersonic Shredder with Shreddermobile.
Available this spring, the T-Sprints collection will also include the T-Sprints Sewer Duel Playset that comes with an exclusive Leo figure to provide kids with even more exciting action. Kids can rev up the T-Sprints Leo figure to send him sprinting through the sewer, racing past mutant Shredder and escaping in the Shellraiser. Whether kids choose to rev the T-Sprints Ninja Turtles off to battle evil or to race against one other, T-Sprints are sure to provide hours of fast-moving fun.
About Playmates Toys
With a history of nearly 50 years, Playmates Toys is today among the most well-respected and innovative marketing and distribution companies in the global toy industry with a proven history in the creation of imaginative products as well as the development and management of profitable, long-term brand franchises. Key brands include today's #1 selling male action brand TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES. From its offices in Hong Kong and California, Playmates designs, develops, markets and distributes its products in over 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.playmatestoys.com or http://facebook.com/TMNTPlay.
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