Miniature Wheel Types

As the models have changed over the decades, so to have the wheels that were used. Originally all cars had solid metal or plastic wheels with no real design or pattern to them. With the introduction of the Superfast range in 1970 came the first of a range of patterned wheels and in a variety of colours to suit each model.

 

4 Dot Dome
Matchbox Wheels : 4 Dot Dome      
Chrome      
 
4 Spoke 
Matchbox Wheels : 4 Spoke      
Chrome      
 
5 Crown
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Crown Matchbox Wheels : 5 Crown - Gold    
Chrome Gold    
 
5 Dot Crown
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Dot Crown - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Dot Crown - Dark Grey 5 Dot Crown - Gold 5 Dot Crown - Black
Chrome Dark Grey Gold Black
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Dot Crown - Smoke Matchbox Wheels : 5 Dot Crown - Tan    
Smoke Tan    
 
5 Spoke
5 Spoke - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
5 Spoke (Updated)
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Updated 5 Spoke New - Yellow    
Chrome Yellow    
 
5 Spoke Hot Rod (Rubber Tyre)
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Hot Rod - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
5 Spoke Modern
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke - Chrome 5 Spoke - White Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke - Smoke Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke - Purple
Chrmoe White Smoke Purple
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke - Black-Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Modern - Gold    
Black/Chrome Gold    
 
5 Spoke Centre Hub Ultra Max (Rubber Tyres)
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Centre Hub Rubber - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Centre Hub Rubber - Bright Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Centre Hub Rubber - Red  
Chrome Bright Chrome Red  
 
5 Spoke Concave Star
5 Spoke Concave Star - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Concave Star - Black    
Chrome Black    
 
5 Spoke Oval
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Oval - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Oval - Grey Matchbox 5 Spoke Oval - White Matchbox 5 Spoke Oval - Orange
Chrome Grey White Orange
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Oval - Cream      
Cream      
 
5 Spoke Solid (Rubber Tyres)
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Solid Rubber -Olive Green      
Olive Green      
 
5 Spoke Superfast
Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke Superfast - Black Matchbox Wheels : 5 Spoke NSF - Chrome    
Black Chrome    
 
6 Spoke
Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke - Chrome 6 Spoke - Smoke  
Chrome Smoke Dark Grey  
 
6 Spoke Ringed Gear
Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Yellow Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Orange Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Blue
Chrome Yellow Orange Blue
6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Brown Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Green Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - White 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Dark Smoke
Brown Green White Dark Smoke
Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black/Grey Matchbox 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black-Red Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black-Yellow
Black Black/Grey Black/Red Black/Yellow
Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black-Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black - Toy Fair Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Black-Gold
Black/Chrome Black/Chrome (Toy Fair) Black/Gold Black/Orange
6 Spoke Ringed Gear - white-white 6 Spoke RInged Gear - Chrome-Grey Matchbox 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Grey Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Ringed Gear - Gold
White (White Tyre) Chrome (Grey Tyre) Grey Gold
 
6 Spoke Utility
6 spoke utility - chrome 6 Spoke Utility - Black-Chrome 6 Spoke Utility - Bright Orange 6 Spoke Utility - Dark Brown
Chrome Black/Chrome Orange Dark Red
6 Spoke Utility - Yellow 6 Spoke Utility - White Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Utility - Black Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Utility - Smoke
Yellow White Black Smoke
Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Utility - Tan Matchbox Wheels : 6 Spoke Utility - Red    
Tan Red    
 
8 Dot Dual Ring
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Dot Dual Ring - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 8 Dot Dual Ring - Orange Matchbox Wheels : 8 Dot Dual Ring - Blue Matchbox Wheels : 8 Dot Dual Ring - Yellow
Chrome Orange Blue Yellow
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Dot Dual Ring - White      
White      
 
8 Spoke Industrial
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Industrial - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke - Black    
Chrome Black    
 
8 Spoke Ringed
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Chrome
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Brown
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Grey
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Gold
Chrome Brown Grey Gold
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Black
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Black/White Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Black/Yellow Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Black/Orange
Black Black/White Black/Yellow Black/Orange
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed black-Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Black/Brown Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed Black/Gold Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - White
Black/Chrome Black/Brown Black/Gold White
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Orange
Matchbox Wheels : 8 Spoke Rimmed - Blue    
Orange Blue    
 
9 Dot Centre Star
9 Dot Centre Star
9 Dot Centre Star-Red
9 Dot Centre Star-Yellow  
Chrome Red Yellow  
 
10 Spoke Ringed
Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke RInged - Black-Gold      
Black/Gold      
 
10 Spoke Riveted (First Released : 2020)
Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Riveted - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
10 Spoke Rubber
Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Rubber Chrome Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Rubber White Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Rubber White - Gold rim Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Rubber Dark Grey
Chrome White White/Gold Dark Grey
     
Black/Chrome      
 
14 Spoke (First Released : 2019)
Matchbox Wheels : 10 Spoke Rubber - Black Matchbox Wheels : 14 Spoke Rubber - Brown    
Black Brown    
 
Cog
Matchbox Cog Wheel Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Yellow Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Black Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Orange
Chrome Yellow Black Orange
Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Green Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Black/Green Matchbox Wheels : Cog - Black/Red  
Green Black/Green Black/Red  
 
Dot Dash
Matchbox Wheels : Dot Dash Matchbox Wheels : Dot Dash - Gold    
Chrome Gold    
 
Dot Dash Modern
Dot Dash Modern - Chrome Dot Dash Modern - White Dot Dash Modern - Yellow Dot Dash Modern - Dark Red
Chrome White Yellow Red
Matchbox Dot Dash Modern - Smoke Matchbox Dot Dash Modern - Dark Orange Matchbox Dot Dash Modern - Gold Matchbox Wheels : Dot Dash New - Grey
Smoke Brown Gold Dark Grey
Matchbox Wheels : Dot Dash Modern - Black      
Black      
 
Double 10 Spoke 
Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - Chrome Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - Gold Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - Dark Grey
Chrome Gold Smoke Dark Grey
Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - White Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - Black/Chrome Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - White-Blue Matchbox Wheels : Double 10 Spoke - Yellow
White Black/Chrome Blue/White Tyre Yellow
 
Double 6 Spoke Ultra Max
Matchbox Wheels : Double 6 Spoke - Black Matchbox Wheels : Double 6 Spoke UltraMax - Grey  
Black Grey/Chrome Grey  
 
Goodyear Eagle (Rubber Tyres)
Matchbox Wheels : Goodyear Eagle - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
Goodyear Eagle 5 Spoke (Rubber Tyres)
Matchbox Wheels : Goodyear Eagle 5 Spoke Chrome      
Chrome      
 
Goodyear Eagle 7 Spoke (Rubber Tyres)
Matchbox Wheels : Goodyear Eagle 7 Spoke Chrome      
Chrome      
 
Lace
Lace - Chrome Lace - Black Lace - Gold Matchbox Wheels : Lace - Grey
Chrome Black Gold Dark Grey
 
Maltese Cross
Matchbox Wheels : Maltese Cross - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
Metal Roller (Released : 1953)
Matchbox Wheels : Metal Roller Front - Red Matchbox Wheels : Metal Roller Rear - Red    
Front (Red) Rear (Red)    
 
Ringed Disc (Released : 2009)
Matchbox Wheels : Disc - Black-Gold RIm Matchbox Wheels : Disc - Green-Black Rim Matchbox Wheels : Ringed Disc - Chrome
Black/Gold Green/Black Chrome Chrome (Grey Tyre)
Miniature Wheel - Disc (Chrome) Miniature Wheel - Disc (Yellow) Ringed Disc - Orange Matchbox Wheels : Ringed Disc Whitewall - Chrome
Chrome/Black Yellow Orange Chrome (White Wall)
Ringed Disc - Blue-Black Matchbox Wheels : Disc - Green Disc - Orange Ringed Disc - Dark Grey
Blue/Black Green Gold/Black Smoke
Matchbox Wheels : Disc - Black/Orange Matchbox Wheels : Ringed Disc - Gold Matchbox Wheels : Disc - Smoke  
Black/Orange Gold Smoke/Black  
 
Sawblade
Matchbox Wheels : Sawblade - Grey Sawblade - White Sawblade - Red  
Dark Grey Cream Red  
 
Solid Rim – Rubber Tyres (First Released: 2019)
Matchbox Wheels : Solid Rim - Rubber - Chrome      
Chrome      
 
Steel Rims – Rubber Tyres (First Released : 2019)
Matchbox Wheels : Steel Rim Rubber Tyres - Gold      
Gold      
 
Tri-Star 
Matchbox Wheels : Tri-Spoke - Chrome Tri-Spoke - Black Matchbox Wheels : Tri-Star Gold Tri-Spoke - Blue
Chrome Black Gold Blue
Matchbox Wheels : Tri-Spoke - Yellow Matchbox Wheels : Tri-Star - Dark Red    
Yellow Dark Red    
 
Tri-Star Solid
Matchbox Wheels : Tri-Star Solid - Orange-Silver rim      
Orange/Chrome