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Premiere Collection

1989 saw the release of a highly detailed collectable range of cars based on some of the current miniature series.  These models had more detailed tampo along with more realistic rubber tyres.

The range continued for some years although in 1996 the series received  a slight name change from the original World Class Series to the Premiere Collection World Class Series. Series I – 1989

Series I – (1989)
01 Porsche 928 (Dark Silver)
02 Ferrari 300 GTB (Red)
03 Mercedes 500 SEC (White)
04 Lamborghini Countach (Yellow)
05 Ferrari Testarossa (Red)
06 Porsche 959 (Silver)
07 Porsche 944 Turbo (Black)
08 1987 Corvette (Blue)
Series II (1990)
09 BMW M1 (Yellow)
10 Jaguar XK120 (White)
11 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud (Gold)
12 Cadillac Allante (Dark Silver)
13 T-Bird Turbo Coupe (Silver)
14 Lincoln Town Car MB197-02 Lincoln Town Car
15 Corvette Grand Sport (Burgundy)
16 Ferrari F40 (Red)
Series III (1991)
17 1962 Corvette (Turquoise)
18 Ferrari Testarossa (White)
19 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (Black)
20 Nissan 300ZX (White)
21 Chevrolet Corvette (Orange)
22 Lamborghini Countach (Red)
23 57 Chevy (Burgundy)
24 Racing Porsche 935 (Yellow)
Series IV (1992)
25 Lamborghini Diablo (Red)
26 Mercedes 500SL Convertible (Silver)
27 1975 Corvette (Blue)
28 Nissan 300ZX (Burgundy)
29 Porsche 935 (White)
30 Ferrari F40 (Yellow)
Series V (1993)
31 Jaguar XJ220 (Purple)
32 Lamborghini Diablo (Black)
33 Cadillac Allante (Burgundy)
34 Jaguar XJ6 (Blue)
35 Corvette Roadster (White)
36 BMW 850i (Silver)
Series VI (1994/1995)
37 Aston Martin DB7 (Dark Silver)
38 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (White)
39 Corvette Sting Ray (Purple)
40 Dodge Viper RT-10 (Red)
41 Mazda RX-7 (Black)
42 Mustang Mach III (Red)

 

1996 saw the series name officially change to Premiere Collection – World Class and the series numbers were started again only this time using Western Arabic (English Language) numbers instead of the roman numeral that had previously been used to indicate the series numbers.

Series 1 – World Class
43 Mazda RX-7 (Red)
44 Dodge Viper RT10 (Yellow)
45 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder (Red)
46 Toyota Supra (White)
47 Audi Avus (Chrome)
48 Plymouth Prowler (Purple)
Series 2 – World Class
49 Ford Thunderbird (Gold)
50 Lamborghini Diablo (Purple)
51 Mercedes 600SEL (Black)
52 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (BLack)
53 Corvette Stingray (Blue)
54 Mustang Cobra (Red)
Series 3 – World Class
Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 3 Blister
55 1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
56 1962 Corvette (Burgundy)
57 Corvette Grand Sport (Blue)
58 1957 Chevy (Black)
59 Jaguar XK120 (Green)
60 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge (Silver)
Series 4 – World Class
61 Mazda RX-7 (Yellow)
62 Dodge Viper RT10 (Red)
63 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder (Green)
64 Toyota Supra (Silver)
65 Audi Avus (White)
66 Plymouth Prowler (Silver)
Series 5 – World Class
67 Ford Thunderbird (Black)
68 Lamborghini Diablo (Silver)
69 Mercedes 600SEL (Blue)
70 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 (Red)
71 Corvette Sting Ray III (Yellow)
72 Mustang Cobra (White)
Series 6 – World Class Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 6 Blister Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 6 Blister
73 1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
74 1962 Corvette (Gold)
75 Corvette Grand Sport (Blue)
76 57 Chevy (Black)
77 Jaguar XK120 (Red)
78 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge (White)
Series 7 – Fire
79 Ambulance
80 Snorkel Fire Engine
81 Fire Engine
82 Jeep Cherokee MB574-07 Jeep Cherokee
83 Mack Auxiliary Power Truck
84 Airport Fire Truck
Series 8 – State Police
85 Ford LTD (Virginia State Police)
86 Ford LTD (Florida Highway Patrol)
87 Ford LTD (New Jersey State Police)
88 Camaro Z-28 (New York State Police)
89 Camaro Z-28 (California Highway Patrol)
90 Camaro Z-28 (Texas Highway Patrol)
Series 9 – Nostalgia
62 Corvette
Ford Probe
Dodge Challenger
Firebird Racer
57 Chevy
Corvette T-Top
Series 10 – Exotics
Lamborghini Countach
Ferrari F-40
Mercedes 500SL
Jaguar XJ220
Aston Martin DB-7
Ferrari Testarossa
Series 11 – Hot Rod Collection
Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 11 Blister
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-15 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
57 Chevy
Corvette Grand Sport
Pontiac GTO
62 Corvette
Dodge Challenger
Series 12 – Convertibles
 
BMW Z3
Dodge Viper RT/10
Mercedes 500SL
Mitsubishi Spyder
Corvette Stingray III
Mustang Mach III
Series 13 – Retro 70’s Collection
  Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class Series 13 Packaging
MB068 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB068-48 : Chevy Van
Dodge Dragster
Big Banger
Dragon Wheels
Pi-eyed Piper
Tanzara
Series 14 – Modern Musle
 
Ram Air Firebird
Viper GTS
Viper RT/10
Mustang Cobra
Camaro Z-28
Plymouth Prowler
Series 15 – High Speed
 
87 Corvette Convertible
Ferrari 456 GT
Nissan 300ZX
Mercedes GTC
BMW 850i
Ferrari F-50
Series 16 – Drop Tops
 
Plymouth Prowler
Mitsubishi Spyder
Mercedes 500SL
Corvette Stingray III
Mustang Cobra
BMW Z3
Series 17- Classic Muscle Collection
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-17 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 17 Blister
MB300 : 1956 Ford F-150 Pick Up Matchbox MB300-07 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-07 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
69 Camaro SS396
Pontiac GTO
Dodge Challenger
Mustang Conra Jet
Series 18 – State Police II
Kansas
Nevada
Utah
Minnesota
Montana
South Dakota
Series 19 – Super Cars
Lamborghini Diablo
Porsche 944
BMW 5 Series
Jaguar XJ220
Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari F-40
Series 20 – Street Machines Collection
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-18 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 20 Blister
MB300 : 1956 Ford F-150 Pick Up Matchbox MB300-08 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-08 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
Corvette Grand Sport
Pontiac GTO
69 Camaro SS396
Mustang Cobra Jet
Series 21 – Fire II
Seaside Fire Co
Laurel Springs Fire Rescue
Park Ridge Fire Dept.
Ford Ambulance
Eagle Point Fire Rescue
Newfield Airport Fire Rescue

 

 

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