155 - Lotus - Climax Formula 1 Racing Car


Nothing typifies mid-to-late 1960s Corgis like this wonderful Lotus-Climax racing car. It was a must-have for schoolboys of the era, introduced in December 1964, just in time for Christmas. Based on Colin Chapman’s streamlined design that first raced in 1962 and was famously driven by Jim Clark, this superb Corgi is painted in a classic ‘British racing green’ livery, with a yellow racing stripe and that all important number one decal.

Strangely, the box illustration showed the car with a number four. Best of all, it came with a miniature driver, perfect for holding your own Grand Prix on the living room carpet! It was deleted in 1975, by which time racing cars looked very different indeed.

SizeLength: 98mm Width: 40mm Height: 23mm

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Customer Reviews

Based on 27 reviews
David Pearce
Great model

The model is great and I was happy to pay £29 , but not happy when there was an offer the next day at £19 for the same one .

Kelly Allen
Very nice car

Very nice boxed well and delivery was quick

Neil Saunders
Lotus F1

Lovely model. One of the nicest so far.

Jeffrey Gaterell
lotus f1

this model up to the same high standards as the other models had this as a child and its every bit as good

Lotus F1

Good quality and excellent finish

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