An option in the US: striping! Two kinds of striping were available, the plain "the Thing" in a black banner and a colorfull green/blue striping. Makes the car more sporty... doesn't it? :-))
spécialement pour les visiteurs français de mon blog! Luckily, lions, elephants and rinos are already extincted in Europe.
Interesting picture... showing the rails for fixing the radio equipment.
I don't know who these people are but they seems to be very nice people... I would invite them for a visit any day. We have rain in Belgium too.
Seeing this car... a real safari theme! But I wouldn't take a ride on African savanne in a car that looks like a lions meal.
Well... they couldn't resist, so they released one! The HotWheels 181 (not a good picture, no other available yet):