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Series 1-75Edit

Most models in the 1973 Series 1-75 range were issued with Superfast Wheels.

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Special Features Color Photo
1 Mod Rod 1971 Generic Yellow 01G Mod rod 1971 (Red Wheels)
2 Jeep Hot Rod 1971 Jeep Pink 7101 Hot Rod Jeep R
3 Monteverdi Hai 1973 Monteverdi opening doors Orange 7303 Monteverdi Hai
4 Gruesome Twosome 1971 Generic Metalflake gold-orange 7104 Gruesome Twosome
5 Lotus Europa 1969 Lotus opening doors Metallic pink 7105 Lotus Europa Pk R
6 Ford Pick-up 1968 Ford removable topper Red & white 6a
7 Hairy Hustler 1971 Generic Metalflake orange 7107 Hairy Hustler
8 Wildcat Dragster 1971 Ford Orange E62 2
9 AMX Javelin 1972 AMC opening doors Metalflake light green 7209 AMX Javelin R
10 Mustang Piston Popper 1973 Ford Rola-matic pistons move up and down when car rolls Metallic blue 7310 Piston Popper R
11 Flying Bug 1972 Volkswagen Metalflake dark red 7211 Flying Bug R
12 Setra Coach 1971 Setra Red & white 12 Setra Coach
13 Baja Buggy 1971 Generic Metalflake light green 7113 Baja Buggy
14 Iso Grifo 1968 Iso Light blue 14 Iso Grifo
15 Fork Lift Truck 1972 Lansing Bagnall tow hook Red 7215 Fork lift Truck R
16 Case Tractor 1969 Case Removable yellow roof Red & yellow Case Tractor (16-D)
17 The Londoner 1972 Daimler Red 7217 The Londoner L
18 Field Car 1969 International Yellow & brown 7018 Field Car L
19 Road Dragster 1971 Generic Red 7019 Road Dragster
20 Lamborghini Marzal 1969 Lamborghini Orange Lamborghini Marzal (1971)
21 Rod Roller 1973 Generic front roller turns with steering stick Yellow 7321 Rod Roller
22 Freeman Inter-City Commuter 1971 Freeman Metallic pink 7122 Freeman Commuter L
23 Volkswagen Camper 1970 Volkswagen Orange 7423 Volkswagen Camper
24 Team Matchbox 1973 Generic Metalflake dark red 7324 Team Matchbox
25 Mod Tractor 1972 Generic tow hook Metalflake pink 7225 Mod Tractor
26 Big Banger 1972 Generic Red 26b
27 Lamborghini Countach 1973 Lamborghini Yellow
Lamb countach 27 1973
28 Mack Dump Truck 1968 Mack Lime green 7028 Mack Dump Truck
29 Racing Mini 1971 Mini Metalflake red 7029 Racing Mini L
30 Beach Buggy 1971 Generic Metallic pink 7130 Beach Buggy
31 Volks-Dragon 1972 Volkswagen Red VW Dragon MB-31
32 Maserati Bora 1972 Maserati opening doors Metalflake pink MATCHBOX-LESNEY SUPERFAST -32 MASERATI BORA 1972 ENGLAND (2)
33 Datsun 126X 1973 Datsun opening rear engine cover Yellow 7333 Datsun 126 X
34 Formula 1 1971 Generic Metallic pink 7134 Formula 1
35 Merryweather Fire Engine 1970 Merryweather Metallic red 7035 Merryweather Fire Engine
36 Hot Rod Draguar 1970 Jaguar Red 36b
37 Soopa Coopa 1972 Generic Metalflake blue 7237 Scoopa Coopa
38 Stingeroo 1972 Generic Metalflake magenta 7238 Stingeroo
39 Clipper 1973 Generic Rola-matic exhaust tips move up and down when rolled Metallic pink 7339 Clipper R
40 Vauxhall Guildsman 1971 Vauxhall Pink 7140 Vauxhall Guildsman R
41 Siva Spyder 1972 Siva Metallic red 7241 Siva Spyder RedR
42 Tyre Fryer 1972 Generic Metalflake blue 7242 Tyre Fryer R
43 Dragon Wheels 1972 Volkswagen Body lifts up Light green 7243 Dragon Wheels R
44 Boss Mustang 1972 Ford opening hood Yellow & black 7244 Boss Mustang R
45 Ford Group 6 1969 Ford Metallic dark red 7045 Ford Gruop 6 R
46 Stretcha Fetcha 1972 Generic opening rear door White 7246 Stretcha Fetcha
47 DAF Tipper Container Truck 1968 DAF tipping box w/removable cover Gray & yellow
48 Pi-Eyed Piper 1972 Dodge Metalflake blue Piper1
49 Chop Suey 1973 Generic Metallic pink Chop Suey 1973
50 Articulated Truck 1973 Generic pivoting removable trailer Yellow & blue 7350 Articulated Truck
51 Citroen S.M. 1972 Citroen opening doors Metalflake red-orange 7251 Citroen S.M R
52 Dodge Charger MkIII 1970 Dodge Green 7452 Dodge ChargerIII R
53 Tanzara 1972 Leyland opening rear hatch Orange 7253 Tanzara orgL
54 Ford Capri 1971 Ford opening hood Red 54b
55 Mercury (Commuter Police Car) 1971 Mercury White Mercury Commuter Police Car
56 BMC 1800 Pininfarina 1969 BMC opening doors Orange
57 Wildlife Truck 1973 Ford Rola-matic Lion in back spins when rolled Yellow 7357 Wild Life Truck
58 Woosh-N-Push 1972 Generic Yellow 7358 Woosh-N-Push 2 R
59 Mercury (Park Lane Fire Chief Car) 1971 Mercury Red
60 Lotus Super Seven 1971 Lotus Orange 7160 Lotus Super Seven L
61 Blue Shark 1971 Generic Metalflake blue 7161 Blue Shark
62 Mercury Cougar 1971 Mercury Lime green Cougard1
63 Freeway Gas Tanker 1973 Generic pivoting removable trailer Red & white 7363 Freeway Gas Tanker
64 Slingshot Dragster 1971 Generic Orange
65 Saab Sonnet 1973 Saab opening rear hatch Metallic blue 7365 Saab Sonett
66 Mazda RX 500 1972 Mazda opening rear hatch Orange Mazda RX 500 (Orange)
67 Hot Rocker 1973 Ford Rola-matic engine hops when rolled Metalflake light green 7367 Hot Rocker L
68 Porsche 910 1970 Porsche Metallic red 7068 Porsche 910 R2
69 Turbo Fury 1973 Generic Rola-matic Fans in rear rotates when rolled Metalflake red 7369 Turbo Fury
70 Dodge Dragster 1971 Dodge body opens Pink 7170 Dodge Dragster R
71 Jumbo Jet 1973 Generic Metallic blue 7371 Jumbo Jet Chopper
72 Hovercraft SRN 6 1972 Saunders-Roe White & black 7272 SRN6 Hovercraft
73 Mercury Commuter 1968 Mercury Green MATCHBOX-LESNEY SERIES -73 MERCURY WAGON WITH DOGS ENGLAND (2)
74 Toe Joe 1972 Generic pivoting booms & hooks Metalflake light green 7274Toe Joe
75 Alfa Carabo 1971 Alfa Romeo Metallic pinkish-purple 7175 Alfa Carabo L

Super KingsEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
K-1 O&K Excavator 1970 O&K operational boom Red & Gray DSC 9052
K-2 Scammell Heavy Wreck Truck 1969 Scammell operational boom & hooks Gold w/Red boom
K-3 Massey Ferguson Tractor 1970 Massey Ferguson removable trailer with dumping bed Red & Yellow
K-4 Leyland Tipper 1974 Leyland operational bed & tailgate Red w/Gold dump bed
K-5 Muir-Hill Tractor and Trailer 1972 Muir-Hill removable trailer with dumping bed Yellow
K-6 Cement Mixer (K-6) 1971 GMC mixer drum spins with wheels Blue cab, Red Chassis, Yellow plastic drum 7106 Cement Mixer L
K-7 Racing Car Transporter 1973 Generic opening doors and ramp Yellow Racing Car Transporter (Yellow)
K-8 Caterpillar Traxcavator 1970 Caterpillar shovel deck raises & lowers Yellow
K-9 Fire Tender 1973 Generic rotating ladder Red
K-10 Pipe Truck 1967 Scammell removable trailer with six interlocking pipes Pink
K-11 DAF Car Transporter 1969 DAF car ramp & upper deck raises & lowers Yellow cab with Red & Yellow trailer 6911 DAF Car Transporter
K-12 Scammell Crane Truck 1969 Scammell operational boom Orange
K-13 Building Transporter 1971 DAF removable unassembled yellow site hut Light Green
K-14 Freight Truck 1971 Scammell Blue
K-15 Londoner 1973 Daimler Red
K-16 Dodge Tractor with Twin Tippers 1966 Dodge dumping beds with removable trailer Yellow with Blue dump beds
K-17 Low-Rider with Bulldozer 1967 Ford + Case removable trailer & bulldozer Red truck & Lime Green trailer with Yellow & Red bulldozer
K-18 Articulated Horse Trailer 1966 Dodge opening ramps with four removable white horses Red truck with Orange trailer
K-19 Scammell Tipper Truck 1967 Scammell dumping bed Red truck with Yellow dump bed
K-20 Cargo Hauler 1973 DAF + Lansing Bagnall removable pallets with lift truck and ramp Lime Green 7320 Cargo Hauler L

Speed KingsEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Special Features Color Photo
K-21 Cougar Dragster 1971 Mercury opening doors Pink
K-22 Dodge Dragster 1971 Dodge opening doors Orange
K-23 Mercury Police Car 1969 Mercury opening doors White
K-24 Lamborghini Miura 1969 Lamborghini opening rear hatch Pinkish-Red 6924 Lamborghini Miura L
K-25 Sea Burst Power Boat and Trailer 1971 White and Orange boat with Yellow trailer
K-26 Mercedes Benz Ambulance 1971 Mercedes-Benz opening doors and rear hatch with removable stretcher White
K-27 Camping Cruiser 1971 Generic opening rear door and top hatch Yellow
K-28 Drag Pack 1971 Mercury Mercury Commuter with Cougar Dragster on Trailer Light Green Mercury Commuter / Pink Cougar Dragster / Yellow Trailer
K-29 Miura Seaburst Set 1971 Lamborghini Lamborghini Muira with Seaburst Power Boat on Trailer Lamborghini Muira with White and Orange boat on Yellow trailer
K-30 Mercedes C111 1972 Mercedes-Benz opening rear hatch Light Green 7230 Mercedes C111 L
K-31 Bertone Runabout 1972 Bertone Orange 7131 Bertone Runabout R
K-32 Shovel Nose 1972 Generic opening hatch Yellow 7232 Shovel Nose R
K-33 Citroen SM 1972 Citroen opening doors Dark Red 7233 Citroen R
K-34 Thunderclap 1972 Generic Yellow 7234 Thunderclap L
K-35 Lightning 1972 Generic Red 7235 Lightning R
K-36 Bandolero 1972 Generic Blue
K-37 Sandcat 1973 Generic Orange 7337 Sand Cat L
K-38 Gus's Gulper 1973 Ford body lifts up Pink
K-39 Milligan's Mill 1973 Ford body lifts up Lime Green 7339 Milligans Mill R
K-40 Blaze Trailer 1973 Generic hatch lifts up Red 7340 Blaze Trailer L
K-41 Fuzz Buggy 1973 Generic hatch lifts up White 7341K Fuzz Buggy L
K-42 Nissan 270X 1973 Nisan hatch lifts up Orange
K-43 Cambuster 1973 Generic Yellow
K-44 Bazooka 1973 Generic Red 7344 Bazooka
K-45 Maurauder 1973 Generic Pink
K-46 Racing Car Pack 1973 Mercury Mercury Commuter with Thunderclap on Trailer Yellow Mercury Commuter / Yellow Thunderclap / Blue & Yellow Trailer 7346WagonR
K-47 Easy Rider 1973 Generic Blue and Red trike with yellow rider
K-48 Mercedes 350 SLC 1973 Mercedes-Benz Red
K-49 Ambulance 1973 Generic White 7349 Ambulance L
K-50 Street Rod 1973 Generic came with Black top Green 7350 Street Rod R
K-51 Barracuda 1973 Generic Blue 7351 Barracuda R

Models of YesteryearEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Photo
Y-1 1911 Model T Ford 1966 Ford Red and White
Y-2 1914 Prince Henry Vauxhall 1971 Vauxhall Metallic Blue
Y-3 1934 Riley MPH 1973 Riley Red
Y-4 1909 Opel Coupe 1967 Opel White
Y-5 1907 Peugeot 1969 Peugeot Metallic Orange
Y-6 1913 Cadillac 1967 Cadillac Metallic Green
Y-7 1912 Rolls-Royce 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver
Y-8 1914 Stutz 1969 Stutz Metallic Blue
Y-9 1912 Simplex 1968 Simplex Red
Y-10 1906 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 1969 Rolls-Royce 1906 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost (Y-6)
Y-11 1938 Lagonda Drophead 1973 Lagonda Red & Gold
Y-12 1909 Thomas Flyabout 1967 Thomas Red
Y-13 1918 Crossley RAF Tender 1973 Crossley Blue with Tan top
Y-14 1931 Stutz Bearcat 1973 Stutz Light & Dark Green
Y-15 1930 Packard Victoria 1969 Packard Gold
Y-16 1928 Mercedes SS 1972 Mercedes-Benz Metallic Red and Silver
Y-17 1938 Hispano Suiza 1973 Hispano Suiza Silver and Black


Sky BustersEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Photo
SB-1 Lear Jet 1973 Gates Yellow and White
SB-2 Corsair A7D 1973 Ling-Temco-Vought Green and White
SB-3 A 300B 1973 Airbus Silver and White
SB-4 Mirage F1 1973 Dassault Tan
SB-5 Starfighter F104 1973 Lockheed Silver
SB-6 MIG 21 1973 Mikoyan-Gurevich Silver
SB-7 Junkers 87B 1973 Junkers Green
SB-8 Spitfire 1973 Supermarine Green
SB-9 Cessna 402 1973 Cessna Gold and White
SB-10 Boeing 747 1973 Boeing Silver and White
SB-11 Alpha Jet 1973 Dassault/Dornier White
SB-12 Skyhawk A4F 1973 Douglas White and Blue
SB-13 DC10 1973 McDonnell Douglas White and Silver
SB-14 Cessna 210 1973 Cessna White and Red
SB-15 Phantom F4E 1973 McDonnell Douglas White
SB-16 Corsair F4U-4 1973 Vought Blue
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