It is a friction driven toy that I bought at goodwill for about 2 bucks. It's made by a company called Lucky Plan. The main reason I bought it was the fact that it reminded me of some cheap toys I use to have that had that similar fake metallic paint. It doesn't show up too well in this picture.
Goodwill had a nice stack of them in 2 or 3 different colors and I grabbed the one I found least offensive to my eyes.
Here's the guy out of the box:
I really like this guy, odd paint job and all. What do you guys think?
Heh, kinda' ugly/cute (in a charming way). Who's going in the sidecar? I think the one you chose looks better than the box-art design... more Robo-coppish. Gotta' admit that 2nd to last photo kinda' looks like he's cruising with a cistern & toilet bowl attached to his ride. Mebbe its the plastic sheen