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 3 reviews
Paul Jenkins
Polizei vw.

Great model, I compared it to the original and can say that they're exactly the same,right down to the colours, well done.

Richard Boursnell
Lovely model

A lovely model as expected from the Model Club. Just like my original bought in the 1960s. I did find the bonnet is easily detached but otherwise I’m very pleased.

Clare Wise
Great model

Well made and well presented

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