215S - Ford Thunderbird Open Sports


Introduced in June 1962 – with a new yellow interior, a driver figure and Corgi’s famed ‘Glidamatic’ suspension – this finely modelled left hand drive Ford Thunderbird superceded an earlier version, originally released in 1959 (as Corgi 215). Despite being given a new red body, the box artwork stayed the same, depicting the earlier model’s white exterior. Given the catalogue number, 215S, the new red Thunderbird remained in the Corgi range until 1965.

There was one further subtle difference between the two models. The rear numberplate on the original white version read 1959 – to denote the year of the Ford Thunderbird car it was based on – whereas on the new red model it was blank.

SizeLength: 110mm Width: 37mm Height: 25mm

Scale: 1:48

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Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Mads Eriksen

215S - Ford Thunderbird Open Sports

Marco Kobau
many thanx

very intersting piece for my collection

Paul H
50's America in miniature

This one surprised me. When I saw it added to the collection I didn't think it looked anything special but when I got it out of the box my opinion changed immediately. The bright paint and super-plush suspension seemed the best so far and the weight of the model gave it a real feel of quality. If CMC continues to bring this level of quality to the range I look forward to adding many more models to my growing collection.

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Well made model and faithful to the original. 5 star rating. Green hornet black beauty, Batmobile models are required.

Bo Högberg

I got this car as a Christmas present in 1962.
And I just loved it.
But it got lost, and now I have it again.

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