Aurora (Toyworld)

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Aurora
Toyworld character
Aurora-box.jpg
Aurora box
Created by

Toyworld
Release number

TW-T02
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Range Rover Evoque
Tech specs

ST08 IN08 SP09 EN07

RN07 CO08 FB07 SK08

Aurora is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Searchlight made by Toyworld in 2013.

Toyworld

Aurora is a third-party Transformer who turns into a car. He is an homage to the 1987 Transformers character Searchlight.

Aurora combines with Grind Rod, Trace and his other team members to form a giant robot.

Development

Toyword announced Aurora on their web site in September 2012.[1]

In January 2013 Big Bad Toy Store announced open preorders for Aurora. They estimated its release in the first quarter of 2013.[2]

Aurora was released in May 2013.

Reception

The [email protected] podcast for September 20th, 2012 selected pictures of Aurora as one of the New Picture Picks.[3]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for June 23rd, 2013 one of the hosts talked about the Toyworld Aurora he recently purchased.[4]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for August 2nd, 2014 covered the release the oversized Aurora, Grind Rod and Trace in the news.[5]

Games

Aurora character sheet for The Transformers RPG.

Toys

  • Toyworld TW-T02 Aurora (2013)
A new mold. Transformers from robot to Range Rover Evoque. Stands about 5.5 inches tall. He can also become the leg of a larger gestalt robot. Comes with a gun, collector card and instructions.
  • Eness Stickers for Toyworld Aurora
A set of stickers for Toyworld Aurora, including Autobot faction labels.[6]

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/toyworld-tw-t02-aurora-announced-175964/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13670
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/sponsor-news-19/big-bad-toy-store-sponsor-update-new-preorders-and-items-in-stock-176647/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13670
  3. Vangelus (September 20th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/669729-wtf-tfw-218-september-20-2012-a.html. 
  4. Craig (June 23rd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/06/fwooshcast-115-june-23rd-the-flagg-arrives-down-under/. 
  5. Mathew Robert Ignash (August 2nd, 2014). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). RetroRobotRadio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31IQyQLyx-I. 
  6. http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/B61-lU-business-TF-The-detail-sticker-for-TW-02-Aurora/609442_2012798668.html

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