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Chevrolet 40th Anniversary Collection

Released in 1998 this set also came with its only wall mounted display piece in the shape of the Chevrolet Bow Tie

DY027/SB 1957 Chevy Convertible Red
VCV01 1957 Chevy Nomad Black
DYG02/SA 1957 Chevy Bel Air Light Purple
YRS05/SA 1957 Chevy 3100 Pick Up Teal
CCV03/SA 1957 Chev Corvette Matchbox Collectibles CCV03 : 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
RCC01 Bow Tie Display Matchbox Collectibles Chevrolet 40th Anniversary Collection
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CCV : Corvette Collection

CCV01 1969 Corvette Convertible Yellow
CCV02 1993 Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition Black
CCV03 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Matchbox Collectibles CCV03 : 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
CCV04 1997 Corvette. Red
CCV05  1963 Corvette Sting Ray Blue
CCV06 1953 Corvette Convertible Off White
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Miniatures

MB1221 : 2020 Corvette C8

First Released: 2020

Pre-Production Models:

PP01
Matchbox MB1221 : 2020 Corvette C8
Released: 2019
Body: Off White
Chassis: Off White
Windows: Off White
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Chrome)
Interior: –
Tampo: 07.10.19
Chassis: –
3D Printed Sample

 

Code 1 Models:

01 02
Matchbox MB1221 : 2020 Corvette C8 Matchbox MB1221 : 2020 Chevy Corvette C8
Released: 2020
Body: Blue
Chassis: Dark Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Smoke)
Interior: Dark Grey
Tampo: Detailed Trim
Chassis: Mattel Thailand
Released: 2021
Body: Red
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Smoke)
Interior: Dark Grey
Tampo: Detailed Trim
Chassis: Mattel Thailand
1-100 #47 1-100 #40

 

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Miniatures

Chevrolet

Below is a list of all the Chevrolet models produced :

Matchbox MB102 : 4×4 Chevy Van Matchbox MB1130: 1947 Chevy AD 3100 Matchbox MB129 : 4x4 Chevrolet Blazer
4×4 Van AD 3100 (1947) Blazer
Matchbox MB1143 : ´63 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck Matchbox MB1139 : ’16 Chevy Camaro Matchbox MB1036 : ’16 Chevy Camaro Convertible
C10 Pickup (1963) Camaro (2016) Camaro Convertible (2016)
Matchbox MB1172 : ’75 Chevy Caprice Matchbox MB1198 : 1994 Chevy Caprice Classic Police Matchbox MB1078 : 16 Chevy Colorado Xtreme
Caprice (1975) Caprice Classic Police (1994) Colorado Xtreme (2016)
Matchbox MB1221 : 2020 Corvette C8 Matchbox MB1014 : 2015 Corvette Stingray Matchbox MB749 : 2008 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
Corvette C8 (2020) Corvette Stingray (2015) Corvette ZR-1 (2008)
K-1500 Pickup 4×4 (MB249)
Matchbox MB953 : Chevrolet K-1500 Pick-Up 4x4 Matchbox MB1232 : 1934 Chevy Master Coupe Matchbox MB1263 : 1988 Chevy Monte Carlo LS
K-1500 Pickup 4×4 (MB953) Master Coupe Monte Carlo LS (1988)
Matchbox MB1248 : 1979 Chevy Nova Matchbox MB924 : ´14 Chevy Silverado 1500 Matchbox MB399 : Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 Pickup
Nova (1979) Silverado 1500 (2014) Silverado 4×4 (MB399)
Matchbox MB981 : Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 Pickup Matchbox MB991 : 1975 Chevy Stepside Pickup Matchbox MB1254 : 1950 Chevrolet Suburban
Silverado 4×4
(MB981)
Stepside Pickup (1975) (MB991) Suburban (1950)
Matchbox MB068 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB709-A : Chevy Van Matchbox MB1035 : '59 Chevy Wagon
Van (MB068) Van (MB709-A) Wagon (1959)

 

 

 

 

 

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Miniatures

Superfast 50th Anniversary

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Superfast range another premium series was put together with moving parts and rubber tyres.

01 MB1136 : ’62 Mercedes 220 SE Matchbox MB1136-01 : 1962 Mercedes 220 SE Coupe Matchbox MB1136-01 : 1962 Mercedes 220 SE Coupe
02 MB1144 : ’16 BMW i8 Matchbox MB1144-01 : BMW i8 Matchbox MB1144-01 : BMW i8
03 MB1145 : ’59 Volkswagen Microbus Matchbox MB1145-01 : ’59 Volkswagen Microbus
04 MB1163 : ’18 Range Rover Vogue SE Matchbox MB1163-01 : ´18 Range Rover Vogue SE Matchbox MB1163-01 : ´18 Range Rover Vogue SE
05 MB1162 : ’04 Honda S-2000
06 MB1161 : ’16 Corvette Stingray
07 Dodge Challenger Cancelled
08 MB1192 : ´32 Ford Pickup Matchbox MB1192-01 : ´32 Ford Pickup Matchbox MB1192-01 : ´32 Ford Pickup
09 MB1152 : ´80 Porsche 911 Turbo Matchbox MB1152-01 : ‘80 Porsche 911 Turbo Matchbox MB1152-01 : ‘80 Porsche 911 Turbo
10 MB1135 : ´65 Volkswagen Type 3 Fastback MB1135-03 : ’67 Volkswagen Type 3 Fastback MB1135-03 : ’67 Volkswagen Type 3 Fastback
11 MB1139 : ´17 Chevy Camaro Matchbox MB1139-02 : ’16 Chevy Camaro Matchbox MB1139-02 : ’16 Chevy Camaro
12 MB701 : Blue Shark
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Miniatures

Hot August Nights

From 1997 there was a series of premiere editions released under the title of Hot August Nights, each model was limited to just 11,000 copies in 1997 and 12,000 copies in 1998 , 1999 & 2000.

These models were released in conjunction with the Hot Rod show of the same name held in Reno, Nevada.  From 2001 the models were made by the Johnny Lightning brand.

1997

1957 Chevy

 

1998

1962 Corvette

 

1999

1939 Chevy Sedan

 

2000

MB327 : ’33 Ford Coupe Matchbox MB327-10 : 33 Ford Coupe Matchbox MB327-10 : 33 Ford Coupe package
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MB1014 : 2015 Corvette Stingray

First Released : 2016

01 02 03
MB1014-01 : 2015 Corvette Stingray MB1014-02 : 2015 Corvette Stingray MB1014-03 : 2015 Corvette Stingray
Released: 2016
Body: Yellow
Chassis: Black
Interior: Red
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Chrome)
Tampo: Fire Rescue 999
Baseplate: ©2015 Mattel Thailand
Released: 2017
Body: Silver
Chassis: Black
Interior: Black
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (White)
Tampo: Polizei
Baseplate: ©2015 Mattel Thailand
Released: 2018
Body: Black
Chassis: Black
Interior: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Smoke)
Tampo: Police
Baseplate: ©2015 Mattel Thailand
1-100 #63 1-125 #64 1-125 #62

9 Pack

04 05
MB1014-04 : 2015 Corvette Stingray Matchbox MB1014-05 : 2015 Corvette Stingray
Released: 2019
Body: White
Chassis: Black
Interior: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Black)
Tampo: Highway Patrol
Baseplate: ©2015 Mattel Thailand
Released: 2020
Body: Dark Grey
Chassis: Black
Interior: Black
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: 5 Spoke Modern (Chrome)
Tampo: Matchbox Highway Patrol Trooper
Baseplate: ©2015 Mattel Thailand
9 Pack 1-100 #24

 

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Miniatures

Premiere Collection : World Class

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)
Dodge Viper RT-10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10
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)
Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - Series 1
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
1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 3 Blister
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)
Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - Series 4
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
1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 6 Blister
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 Matchbox MB574 : 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
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-15 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 11 Blister
57 Chevy
Corvette Grand Sport
Pontiac GTO
62 Corvette
Dodge Challenger
Series 12 – Convertibles
BMW Z3
MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10
Mercedes 500SL
Mitsubishi Spyder
Corvette Stingray III
Mustang Mach III
Series 13 – Retro 70’s Collection
MB068 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB068-48 : Chevy Van Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class Series 13 Packaging
Dodge Dragster
Big Banger
Dragon Wheels
Pi-eyed Piper
Tanzara
Series 14 – Modern Musle
Ram Air Firebird
Viper GTS
Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge Viper RT/10 Matchbox MB260 : Dodge 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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Special Collections

Laser Wheels

 

Watch the laser wheel discs flash brilliant, different colours as they reflect the light, on these extra fast miniatures. They’re light years in front!

Number Description <click to enlarge>
LW-1 Police Car
LW-2 1982 Firebird
LW-3 Porsche 928
LW-4 Daytona Turbo Z
LW-5 AMG Mercedes
LW6 Porsche 935
LW-7 Sierra XR4
LW-8 1962 Corvette
LW-9 Datsun 280ZX Turbo
LW-10 Turbo Corvette
LW-11 Ferrari 308 GTB
LW-12 Chevy Stock Car
LW-13 1984 Corvette
LW-14 BMW Cabriolet 323i
LW-15 Escort Cabriolet XR3i
LW-16 Sauber Group C Racer
LW-17 Lamborghini Countach LP500S
LW-18 Firebird Racer
LW-19 Fiero Racer
LW-20 Nissan 300ZX Turbo
LW-21 Camaro IROC-Z
LW-22 Toyota MR2
LW-23 Ferrari Testarossa
LW-24 Quasar
LW-25 Buick Le Sabre
LW-26 Cadillac Allante
LW-27 Saab 9000
LW-28 Rover Sterling
LW-29 T-Bird Coupe
LW-30 Volvo 480ES

 

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Special Collections

Dream Machines

Dream Machines were a 3 pack of selected vehicles released in 1992 & again in 1993.  With their brightly coloured packaging and designs it was aimed at drawing little girls into the world of diecast cars.

 

1992
MB197 : Lincoln Town Car MB197-04 Lincoln Town Car
’87 Corvette
Isuzu Amigo

 

1993
4×4 Jeep
Ferrari 308 GTB
Jaguar XK120