231 - Triumph Herald Coupé


This classic British car was modelled by both Dinky and Corgi and is the perfect example of how differently each company approached their models in the early 1960s. Dinky chose the sensible two-door saloon version, whereas Corgi modelled the rather racier fastback coupé. Furthermore, Corgi added an authentic lifting bonnet and a highly detailed engine – including a removable air filter. When you factor in the Corgi’s carefully moulded red interior and ‘Glidamatic’ suspension, it was absolutely no competition as far as schoolboys of the era were concerned!

Corgi’s Herald was launched in 1961 and stayed in the range until 1965. It was available in two versions of the original car’s famous two-tone paintwork – in either gold/white or pale blue/white. Just over 800,000 were made.

SizeLength: 88mm Width: 35mm Height: 30mm

Scale: 1:44

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Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
Manuel Filipe Canaveira
I did not received the purchase until now (12/07/2024)

I did not received the purchase until now (12/07/2024)

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Inoubliable Triumph Herald

Je possède le modèle original que j'ai placé à coté de la " nouvelle " qui est tout aussi belle et je ne sais dire qu'une seule chose : bravo !

Paul-Etienne Voreux
jouets de mon enfance

trés bien

Robert Brown
As good as the original

I purchased this model because I wanted to compare with the original model, which I still have from my childhood. All I can say is what an amazing reproduction.

A perfect experience

I was delighted to see that the Corgi Model Club now ships to continental Europe. What a great opportunity to bring back memories of my childhood! I live in Germany and owned many Corgi models as a child in the 60s, only a few of which survived. The Triumph Herald was my first purchase from CMC. It arrived within 6 days and the quality of the model and the box is superb. I am looking forward to more.

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