Homage Generation 1 Shockwave.
Vehicle Mode 2005 Mazda RX-8 Mazdaspeed Version II.
License Plate "SHKWAV"
Product Code / Assortment 81322 / 81300.
Release Date March 2005.
Date Purchased 2005.
Source / Price ?.
Variants Red box, bubble-top box (Spain).
Remolds None (remold of Meister).
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Total 58 out of possible 100 = 58%
- Vehicle class: Not even close, weapon vs. automobile: 1.
- Vehicle make: Not even close, laser pistol vs. sports car: 1.
- Vehicle model: Not even close, laser pistol vs. RX-8: 1.
- Vehicle mode color scheme: Fairly similar, slightly different shades of purple: 9.
- Robot mode color scheme: Fairly similar: 8.
- Weapon(s): Gun hand present, but extra rifle: 8.
- Head sculpt: Fairly similar, while being updated: 9.
- Character name: Different due to trademark issues (Shockwave vs. Shockblast): 7.
- Transformation scheme: Broadly similar: 5.
- X-factor: Nice vehicle mode; very nice robot mode with good poseability, only Alt (so far) with light piping: 9.