Back in 1984 a movie hit the big screens that would change pop culture as we know it. Ghosts, laughs and an iconic car: Ghostbusters not only had a stellar cast of popular comedians, it had action, suspense, and a rad ride — the 1959 Miller-Meteor Cadillac Ambulance nicknamed the Ecto-1....and the soundtrack was so stick-in-your-head good that people are still singing the “Who you Gonna’ Call” theme song to this day.

Fast forward 32 years and you’ll once again see Ghostbusters movie posters plastered all over your local movie theatre. Yes, Ghostbusters has fallen into Hollywood’s remake bonanza — but will it live up to expectations? Who knows. But what I do know is if there is one silver lining to a classic remake, it’s the toys.

Mattel is hitting the Ghostbusters ‘merch and is hitting it hard. There’s Hot Wheels two packs, mini-figs, a Proton Pack, action figures, and a whole 13th floor worth of different items.

As a big fan of the original I couldn’t help but to pick up a bunch of the toys — with one of the more interesting pieces coming in the 2016 Hot Wheels movie two pack: the Ecto-2 Motorcycle.

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This two pack has seemed to be the “easier” of the two two-packs to hunt down (the other is the 1984 and 1989 Ecto-1 and 1a), but is still getting snatched up by collectors and resellers quite quickly. But if you’re lucky enough to find one, the Ecto-2 does not disappoint.

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The classic Ghostbusters “No-Ghost” logo is tampo’d on the side quite nicely and makes it looks like it could have come straight out of 1984.

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The “dash”, seat and rear radio area are cleanly detailed and match photos of the real movie bike pretty closely. The rear also has an orange “ECTO-2" license tag on it as well.

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It just looks plain cool — and the bike stand included with it makes displaying it a breeze.

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The Ecto-2 comes in a pack with the new Ecto-1, which is a ‘80's Cadillac Hearse. Say what you will about the rebirthing of a hollowed Hollywood star car classic, but it looks fairly good in diecast form.

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Overall, this is a sweet piece to add to your collection - especially if you’re a Ghostbusters fan. Let’s just hope the movie is as cool as the toys are.

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