420 - Ford Thames Airborne Caravan


Based on a Ford Thames 400E chassis, the Airborne was a classic 1960s caravanette in the VW mode. Corgi introduced this much-loved model into their range in 1962, producing it in various two-tone colour schemes – most notably in green, blue or lilac.

With classic Corgi spun hubs and Glidamatic suspension, the model features rear doors that open to reveal a two colour interior complete with a small table, a cooker, venetian blinds and even a foam cushion on one for the miniature seats. Injection moulded, the interior was yet another first for Corgi, a significant upgrade in quality compared to typical vacuum-formed plastics of the time. Manufacture of the Ford Thames Airborne ended in 1966 after an impressive 900,000 had been produced.

Size: Length: 100mm Width: 60mm Height: 45mm

Scale: 1:43

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Customer Reviews

Based on 73 reviews
Marco Kobau
bel pezzo

un altro pezzo per la mia collezione

Onno Keller
Very nice detailed car

Perfect nice detailed car. Beautiful.

Etienne Pévenasse
Magnificent model


Michiel Tattersall
Ford Thames

Just as the original of the 60s. I was a member of the Corgi Model Club since the 60s and always have been a keen collector.

Frank Muensterkoetter
Model with a „Face“

A very nice Model of the sixties. I love UK cars from the past as they had an individual look. Detailed model.

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