Posted by Dustin on December 10, 2011 at 07:04 PM CST
Rebelscum readers Gretchen & Caribou write:

"One of the toys we've be waiting for since it was mentioned at the Disney panel during Celebration V has arrived. The full-size Star Tours Starspeeder 1000 Vehicle Playset is at Disney Theme Parks for $54.95. It seats nine 3 and 3/4 inch figures, plus a pilot (which based on the ride should be C-3PO). R2-D2 (who can be swapped out for another astromech droid) and an IC-360 camera droid come with the vehicle.

There are plenty of sounds and dialogue from the ride available at the push of a button. Push down on R2 to hear him beep and whirl. Press the button next to him and the Starspeeder's lasers pop out, light up, and firing sounds are heard. Two buttons on the back of the vehicle open the doors, turn on lights inside, and produce the chime effect as you board the ride. Two other buttons on the back activate dialogue from C-3PO.

To add to the fun, there are four interchangeable view screens that you can slide into a slot in the front of the cockpit. Three are images of different locations you can travel to during the ride and one is a hologram of Yoda. When each view screen is locked into position at the front of the cockpit, they provide their own additional sound effect or dialogue.

So if you've been waiting to take you action figures on a Star Tours adventure, now you can. Enjoy the ride!"


Related Articles
November 21, 2011  Disney Collector Packs Series 12 Arrive
August 28, 2011  Special Report: Disney's 2011 D23 Expo
May 31, 2011  Upcoming Star Wars Items at Disney's Parks
August 18, 2010  CV: Disney Collectibles Panel - Photo Gallery

San Diego Comic-Con 2014
NEW IN THE PHOTO ARCHIVE:
Probe
Droid
Poll
Now that you've seen the prototypes of Hot Toys' upcoming Movie Masterpiece Series MMS261 Han Solo and MMS262 Chewbacca 1/6 scale figures, our ever inquisitive Probe Droid is tasked to find out whether you are going to collect the line.
Hot Toys had me at "Hello There"
1/6 scale collecting has just lept forward. I'm in!
I hope the actual products are better than the prototypes, and if they are I'm interested in collecting this line.
This will be my first venture into the realm of 1/6 scale collecting...
I'm a 1/6 scale collector, but I'm not interested.
I'm not a 1/6 scale collector, so no, I won't get into this line (yet).
I'm not a 1/6 scale collector, so no, I won't get into this line.
Current Results