CORGITOYS

 PRECISION DIE-CAST SCALE MODELS

1970


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Amongst the plethora of Whizzwheels warm-overs and dumb-downs there are still some gems - but very, very few. Not a good year for the brand.  
Month No. Name Make Model Notes Colour price units sold Scale With-drawn Plate No
January 511 Chevrolet Impala Performing Poodles Chevrolet Impala Chipperfields Performing Poodles Pick-up Blue/red   104,000 1:50 1971 498
January 343 Pontiac Firebird Pontiac Pontiac Firebird Pontiac Firebird Silver/black   312,000 1:47 1973 498
February 303 Roger Clark’s Ford Capri Ford Capri Mk1 Roger Clark’s V6.3 litre Ford Capri White/black   346,000 1:43 1972 499
February 311 Ford Capri - 3 litre V6 Ford Capri Mk1 3 litre V6 Ford Capri Orange   243,000 1:43 1972 499
February 342 Lamborghini P400 Miura Lamborghini P400 Miura Lamborghini P400 Miura with bull model Red   361,000 1:46 1972 501
Massey Ferguson 165 Tractor and Saw - 73 March 73 Massey Ferguson 165 with Saw Massey Ferguson 165 Tractor Massey Ferguson ‘165’ Tractor with Saw Red/yellow/white   243,000 1:40 1973 506
March 273 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner coachwork Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Golden Jacks version White/blue grey   180,000 1:43 1971 505
April 300 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Targa Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 1969 Model Corvette Targa Met. green; green; burgundy 10/6 289,000 1:46 1970 505
  April 510 Citroen DS19 Safari Tour de France Citroën DS19 Citroën Tour de France Team Manager’s Car Red   208,000 1:48 1973 508
  April GS12 Grand Prix Racing Set

490 VW Tow Truck

159 Cooper Maserati

158 Lotus Climax

330 Porsche Carrera 6 (or 330)

Racing Car Trailer

Mechanics, bales & bollards

156 Replaced by 159 Cooper Maserati

155 Replaced by 158 Lotus Climax

330 sometimes replaced by 371 Porsche Carrera6 with Whizzwheels.

Re-release of GS12 from Dec 1968, previously export only now for UK market

White

Green

Dark blue

Blue/red

Red

      1972 ni
  April GS21 Circus Set

1144 Circus Crane

Trailer from 1139 Menagerie Transporter

3 x Animal cages

Elephant cage & elephant

Scamell Handyman           1972 ni
  April GS25 Grand Prix Racing Set

490 VW Tow Truck

159 Cooper Maserati

158 Lotus Climax

330 Porsche Carrera 6

Racing Car Trailer

Mechanics, bales & bollards

Upgrade to new versions of racing cars           1971 ni
May 380 Alfa-Romeo Pininfarina P33 Alfa-Romeo Pininfarina P33 Alfa-Romeo Pininfarina P33 White/blue; white   661,000 1:43 1974 508
May 371 Porsche Carrera 6 (update) Porsche Carrera 6 Porsche Carrera 6 Whizzwheeels up-date White/red   312,000 No Scale 1973 508
May 202 Renault R16 Whizzwheeels Renault R16  Renault R16 260 with Whizzwheeels Met. blue   200,000 1:43 1973 508
May 375 Toyota 2000 GT Toyota 2000 GT Toyota 2000 GT; Modified from James Bond Toyota no colour detail   249,000 No Scale 1972 508
May 201 The Saint’s Volvo P 1800 Volvo Volvo P 1800 The Saint’s Volvo P 1800 258 with Whizzwheeels White   147,000 1:46 1972 508
June 374 Jaguar E Type 2+2 Jaguar E type Jaguar 4.2 litre E type 2+2 335 with Whizzwheeels Yellow; red   513,000 1:43 1976 508
June 377 Marcos 3 litre Volvo Marcos 3 litre Volvo Marcos 3 litre Volvo 324 with Whizzwheeels Yellow/black   235,000 1:44 1972 508
June 509 Porsche Targa 911 S Police Car Porsche Targa 911S Porsche Targa 911 S Police Car Red/white/black   721,000 No Scale 1975 508
  June 805 1912 Rolls-Royce Hardy Boys Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost The Hardy Boys’ Rolls-Royce Psychedelic; red/yellow/blue/green   40,000 No Scale 1971 510
July 301 Iso Grifo 7 litre Iso Iso Grifo 7 litre Iso Grifo 7 litre Met. blue/black   253,000 No Scale 1972 514
July 406 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406 Mercedes-Benz Unimog ‘406’ Red/yellow/khaki   413,000 1:48 1976 514
September 376 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Stock Car Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Stock Car  Whizzwheeels Silver/black   228,000 1:47 1972 516
September 513 Citroen ID19 Safari, Alpine Rescue Citroën ID19 Citroën Safari Alpine Rescue Car, with St Bernard dog and rescuer figure White with red roof   124,000 1:48 1972 516
September 381 GP Beach Buggy GP Beach Buggy GP Beach Buggy Orange/red; blue/white hood   879,000 1:45 1976 514
September 372 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato 332 with Whizzwheeels Orange/black   182,000 No Scale 1972 514
September 378 MGC GT MG MGC GT MGC GT 345 with Whizzwheeels Red/black   118,000 1:44 1972 516
September 373 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle Police Car Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle 1200 Volkswagen 1200 Police Car. Whizzwheeels, White/black   655,000 1:44 1976 514
September 383 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle 1200 Volkswagen 1200 ‘Flower Power’ with Whizzwheeels Red   197,000 1:44 1971 514
October 203 Ghia ‘Mangusta’ de Tomaso Ghia Mangusta de Tomaso ‘Mangusta’ de Tomaso 271 with Whizzwheeels Met. green   167,000 No Scale 1972 517
October 385 Porsche 917 Porsche 917 Porsche 917. Opening engine cover with plated engine. Met. blue; red   703,000 No Scale 1976 517
October 280 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 273 with Whizzwheeels Silver/grey   492,000 1:43 1978 517
Scammell Handyman with Carrimore Tri-Deck Transporter - 4484 October 1146 Scammell Handyman with Carrimore Transporter Scamell Handyman MK 111 Tractor unit Scammell Handyman MK 111 Tractor unit with Carrimore Tri-Deck MK V Transporter Orange/white/blue   202,000 1:48 1973 517
  October GS20 Tri-Deck Car Transporter Set

1146 Scammell  with TriDeck Transporter

372 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato

377 Marcos 3 Litre

378 MGC GT

311 Ford Capri V6 3 Litre

201 The Saint's Volvo

343 Pontiac Firebird (Ww)

            1973 ni
November 313 Ford Cortina Mk 3 GXL Ford Cortina Ford Cortina GXL Bronze/black; blue/black   314,000 1:43 1973 518
November 806 Lunar Bug       Red/White/Blue       1972 520
December 384 Adams Bros Probe 16 Adams Probe 16 As featured in 'A Clockwork Orange' Met. red; met. gold   368,000 No Scale 1973 518
December 274 Bentley T Series with Mulliner bodywork Bentley T Series  Mulliner body, 280 Rolls with Bentley rad. Bright pink   139,000 1:43 1973 518

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