Here are the line of toys called Roadblasters by Matchbox. Roadblasters were released between
1987-88. These were introduced to commemorate 15 years of Atari
with the release of the computer game with the same name. They are
basically normal Matchbox toy cars, modified to include armor and
There were 16 smaller vehicles, 4 larger Superkings playsets, a Run the
Gauntlet track, a Monster truck set and an aeroplane set. There were
teams, the good being Turboforce, and the bad being the Motorlords. Thanks to Steven Curry for sending me images and information. For a more detailed look at the Roadblasters, check out http://doctorkent.tripod.com/roadblasters/.