The Real Ghostbusters Highway Haunter

Ghostbusters Haunted Highway

Browsing around Pinterest looking for old catalogue pages, I rediscovered an old Ghostbusters toy that I remember coveting as a child – the Real Ghostbusters ‘Highway Haunter’. This soft-top car converted into a Preying Mantis and came with a cool little engine ghost. I wanted it as a companion to my Ecto-1 but alas, it was not to be.

Preying Mantis

The two images here in this post are from The Redwood Connection website, where you’ll find lots more images too, all at a very high-resolution. You can also get a great view of the toy from the video review and commercial below:

Did anyone have this toy back in 1987? Was it as great as it looks?

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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