492 - Volkswagen European Police Car


Following the popularity of the Volkswagen East African Safari rally car, Corgi issued their second Beetle in 1966, just one year later.The features of the earlier model were repeated, most notably the steering feature – although this time via a roof-mounted emergency light (which came in either yellow or blue) with a ribbed chrome surround.

The model was most commonly produced in a green and white West German ‘Polizei’ livery, with a mid-brown interior and two police figures. As with the rally version, the bonnet and engine lid opened, the front headlights were jewelled and the bumpers and running boards were chromed. There were even tiny VW-badged mudflaps on the rear wheels!

Size: Length: 93mm Width: 40mm Height: 35mm

Scale: 1:44

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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Luc Vandekaetsbeck
vw 492 police

Satisfait à 100% rapidité d'envoi miniature parfaite

Paul Wilkinson
VW European Police Car

Used to have this model as a child and loved the steering facility on the top, just as good now and brings back good times. I'm now 58 !
My box was slightly damaged, but no problem, Corgi model club sent me a replacement straight away, no questions asked. Thank you very much.

tony rossa

Great model colour very nice but is different to my very old model it’s light but still very nice model it looks good with the old model thanks regards Tony rossa

philip cooper
police car

great model of tthe original thanks

Stuart Melbourne
For fathers' day

Took advantage of 25% off for fathers' day. I was not disappointed. A great ,accurate re issue of one of my favourites of the 60's.

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