Toys of the Seventies, Aurora 'The Imposters'

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Imposters by Aurora! Cars that looked like normal cars that change into killer racing machines. Includes a cool Volkswagen Beetle,Gremlin Pinto and Willys. Watch that engine pop out as your car turned from a mild mannered street car to a wicked street machine.
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Jim - October 30, 2008 - Report this comment
WOW! Great find! I had the purple one in like 73ish(?)It's a real trip back in time to see this again, great pics. Back then this was high tech!
JIM - December 08, 2008 - Report this comment
I had the yellow beetle as a kid. '72-73 era.
Scott - January 02, 2009 - Report this comment
I had the yellow VW, my brother had the purple Willys. I have been trying to remember the names of these toys for a long time. They still look cool today.
Mike - January 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Go to You Tube and type in Aurora Imposters Commerical. The original is there, with Tom Bosley doing the voice over !
Dave - July 14, 2009 - Report this comment
My friend had the VW I had the Pinto!
bobby - October 08, 2009 - Report this comment
does anyone know if you can still buy these, i had the purple one which was awillys coupe. would like to buy one for a friend who loves willys coupes
Frizbee - November 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I currently own the purple Willys. I even have the original's sweeeeeettttt!!!
drocky73 - April 08, 2010 - Report this comment
i had something like this when i was young but it was a van that transformed in to a dragster Ive been searching for just what it was and this is the closest Ive found if anyone has any info please leave a comment
tom - February 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I have the volkswagon but lost the ratchet handle
bobbyu - February 04, 2011 - Report this comment
i have the pinto and the willys in the original boxes price tag on the box 6.99 each the good old days
david - February 21, 2011 - Report this comment
I have the willy coupe in original box. My grand father bought it for me the day i was born and my dad has kept it in the closet ever since.Only time it comes out of the box is to oil every now and then.
eugene - April 28, 2011 - Report this comment
to anyone willing to sell their imposters car please call if you are intrested in selling it, thanks 586 709 2270, Eugene Conforti
Randy - August 28, 2011 - Report this comment
I have a yellow 1972 volkswagon imposter. Would like to sell it. What's it worth? Got the box and all..... 423 899-9042.
summer - September 03, 2011 - Report this comment
i have a 1972 yellow one that works beautifully. its for sale anyone interested.
eugene conforti - September 04, 2011 - Report this comment
how much 1586 709-2270
jjrenner - December 19, 2011 - Report this comment
I had the purple one. I would love to give one of these to my little brother. He would flip! If anyone has one that is functional, please call me! 410.937.6739 John
leadsledz - February 12, 2012 - Report this comment
to bad the Gremlin was ONLY in the Aurora Imposters Commerical. It was never released for sale
Alistair - March 06, 2012 - Report this comment
Just found the pinto over here in UK can anyone tell me more about it. I see it has a wind up key hole.
david - May 08, 2012 - Report this comment
i have the purple one with key and works no box if interisted
brian - June 12, 2012 - Report this comment
I have the willys and the bug and i am looking for the pinto. to the earlier post the blazer dragster he mentioned is called the lazer blazer, i have a black one and a red one. though not for sale by me, they can be found occassionally on ebay
Jerry - November 17, 2012 - Report this comment
I have the Aurora Imposters Pinto but it has no box and I would like to know if any one can tell what it is worth.You can e mail me at Thanks
Lee - December 31, 2012 - Report this comment
Jerry, even without the box it would be worth a good chunk of change. easily 30 dollars if it is in working condition with lever. - September 04, 2013 - Report this comment
Willing to pay top dollar for the Willeys- complete car w/accessories. contact me at - September 06, 2014 - Report this comment
wanting to purchase a Willey's in a very good condition....please contact with pictures.
ROSANA - November 21, 2014 - Report this comment
Lisa - December 26, 2014 - Report this comment
I have a yellow Imposters VW bug Aurora w/box (box is a little "aged") but no key. It still pops out into the hot rod just needs a key. Would like to sell. Is anyone interested?
Beverly - February 11, 2015 - Report this comment
I am VERY interested in in purchasing the Willy's Coupe and the Pinto if anyone still has them available for sale. Please contact me if you are able to assist with this!
travis - February 12, 2015 - Report this comment
Beverly plz contact me I'm interested in your yellow beetle I don't know how to get ahold of you thx Travis
lexcustomcandys - March 06, 2015 - Report this comment
i have the yellow beetle it is so cool. perfect cond. i would like to find a wind up handle 4 it
Russell - June 19, 2015 - Report this comment
Hi , im lookin for anyone interested in selling any of the imposter cars , i had one as a kid .
james - August 13, 2015 - Report this comment
I have yellow vw with key and works well in excellent shape no box how much is it worth willing to sell for right price
ARMEN ARMENDARIZ - August 11, 2018 - Report this comment

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