Home Database Annual Lineup 1981 Rest of World
Matchbox 1981 Lineup
Worldwide
1
Dodge Challenger
dark blue, white
2
S2 Buccaneer Jet
black, yellow wings
3
Porsche 930 Turbo
medium metallic green
4
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hot Rod
light metallic purple, light metallic purple hood
dark metallic purple, dark metallic purple hood
light metallic purple, dark metallic purple hood
dark metallic purple, light metallic purple hood
5
(Jeep) U.S. Mail Truck
blue, white textured canopy / small windows, U.S. MAIL tampo, orange canopy stripes
blue, white textured canopy / small windows, U.S. MAIL tampo, red canopy stripes
6
Mercedes-Benz 350SL Convertible
cherry red, white roof
7
Volkswagen Golf
yellow
8
De Tomaso Pantera
white, 8, 8 (sided)
white, 8
white, 9 (from SF62c)
white, sun (from SF47b)
cream, 8, 8 (sided)
9
Ford Escort RS 2000
white, DUNLOP 9 (sided)
10
Plymouth Gran Fury Police
white, POLICE with shield (black)
11
Bedford Car Transporter
red, beige
12
Citroen CX Break
light metallic blue
very light metallic blue
dark metallic blue
13
GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
dark red, yellow boom, yellow bucket
14
Monteverdi Rallye Royale
pearly silver, blue and black 14
15
Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
red, LANSING, pegasus at front facing forward
16
Pontiac Firebird
metallic tan, dark tan bird label
metallic tan, brown bird label
light metallic tan, brown bird label
green-gold, olive bird label
dark gold, chocolate bird label
dark gold, olive bird label
green-gold
green-gold, chocolate bird label
17
Daimler Londoner
red, BERGER PAINTS (round) (sided)
red, BERGER PAINTS (square) (sided)
18
Hondarora Motorcycle
metallic green, chrome engine
metallic green, black engine
19
Peterbilt Cement Truck
red, orange-yellow, red slashes
red, orange, red slashes
red, lemon, red slashes
red, lemon
20
Range Rover Police Patrol
white, white POLICE (from SF33c)
white, POLICE with checkers
white, COUNTY SHERIFF
21
Renault 5 TL
silver-gray, red LE CAR
22
Blaze Buster Fire Engine
dark red, FIRE
dull red, FIRE
23
Atlas Dump Truck
dark blue, silver-gray
red, silver-gray
24
Diesel Shunter
light yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
dark yellow, red-metal, D1496-RF
25
Toyota Celica
blue, 78, black door post
blue, 78, plain door post
yellow, YELLOW FEVER
26
Site Dumper
orange-red, red
orange-red, silver-gray
27
Swing Wing Jet
red, white
dark red, white
28
Lincoln Continental Mk V
light red, white roof
dark red, white roof
29
Muir Hill Shovel Nose Tractor
dark yellow, black shovel
light orange, red shovel
light orange, black shovel
dark orange, black shovel
30
Leyland Articulated Truck
metallic blue, silver-gray
31
Caravan
white, orange stripe with seagull (sided)
white, blue stripe with seagull (sided)
white
32
Atlas Excavator
dark orange, gloss black
dark orange, charcoal
light orange, gloss black
light orange, charcoal
33
Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
white, POLICE
34
Chevrolet Pro Stocker
white, blue 34, red bolt, no on sides
white, blue 34, red bolt
white, blue 34, dark red bolt
35
Fandango
light red, 35
dark red, 35
dark red, sun (from SF47b)
36
Ford Refuse Truck
metallic red, yellow
metallic magenta, yellow
metallic red, bright yellow
37
Skip Truck
metallic blue, yellow skip
38
Ford Camper
orange-red, light tan camper
red, light tan camper
39
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II
metallic red
40
Bedford Horse Box
light metallic green, beige
dark metallic green, beige
41
Chevrolet Ambulance
white, AMBULANCE / EMS logo (sided)
red, NOTARZT tampo
dark red, NOTARZT tampo
42
Mercedes-Benz Container Truck
red, beige, CONFERN (sided)
red, white, MATCHBOX (sided)
metallic green, yellow, green, MAYFLOWER (sided)
metallic green, orange, green, MAYFLOWER (sided)
red, beige, MATCHBOX (sided)
43
0-4-0 Steam Loco
red, black boiler, 4345
red, black boiler, NP
44
Railway Passenger Coach
red, beige flat roof, 5810 6102 green
red, cream flat roof, 5810 6102 green
45
BMW 3.0 CSL
white and dark green, amber roof light, 123 / POLIZEI
orange, no roof light, BMW
orange, no roof light
46
Ford Tractor
metallic lime, yellow harrow
metallic lime, orange-yellow harrow
dark metallic lime, yellow harrow
dark metallic lime, orange-yellow harrow
blue, yellow harrow
blue, orange-yellow harrow
47
Pannier Locomotive
dark green, black, GWR
medium green, black, GWR
48
Sambron Fork Lift Truck
yellow, yellow arm, black fork
yellow, yellow-orange arm, black fork
49
Crane Truck
yellow
50
Harley Davidson Sportster
light metallic tan, black
dark metallic tan, black
51
Grain Grabber (Combine Harvester)
red, yellow rotor, yellow chute
52
BMW M1
silver-gray, black stripes, 52
53
Jeep CJ6
metallic green, tan roof
metallic green, pink-tan roof
54
Mobile Home (based on Winnebago)
ivory
cream
white
white, brown stripes
55
Ford Cortina Mk IV
metallic red, open doors
56
Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL
beige, red TAXI roof mount
57
Ford Wildlife Truck
white, tan lion, black stripe tampo
white, red-brown lion, black stripe tampo
58
Faun Dump Truck
yellow
59
Porsche 928
light metallic blue
dark metallic blue
60
Holden Pick-Up
cream, yellow cycles, SUPERBIKE
cream, red cycles, SUPERBIKE
white, red cycles, SUPERBIKE
cream, red cycles, HONDA (from MI838)
61
Ford Wreck Truck
bright yellow
dull yellow
62
Chevrolet Corvette
black, lemon and orange hood tampo
63
Freeway Gas Tanker
white cab, white tank, BP SUPER (sided)
64
Caterpillar D 9 Bulldozer
yellow, tan
yellow, pale tan
light yellow, tan
65
Airport Coach
red, white roof, QANTAS (sided)
red, white roof, TWA (sided)
orange, white roof, SCHULBUS (sided)
66
Ford Transit
dark orange, brown cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
light orange, light tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
light orange, dark tan cargo, 3 / 16" thick tailgate
67
Datsun (Nissan) 260 Z 2 + 2
silver-gray
68
Chevrolet Van
green, CHEVY and brown stripes
green, CHEVY and lemon stripes
69
Armored Truck
red, WELLS FARGO, QZ-2031
70
Ferrari 308 GTB
red
red, orange-red
orange-red
71
Dodge Cattle Truck
light metallic green, beige
dark metallic green, beige
light metallic green, orange-yellow
dark metallic green, orange-yellow
72
Bomag Road Roller
yellow
73
Ford Model A Coupe
cream, dark green
cream, dark olive
metallic green, dark green
74
Mercury Cougar Villager
dark metallic blue, blue tailgate
75
Kaman Seasprite Helecopter
white, blue RESCUE (sided)