Corgi 94045 Ferrari 308 GTS

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This model is the Corgi 94045 Ferrari 308 GTS in Red. The model comes in a display type box with Ferrari display badge. It was part of a series comprising a Rolls Royce Corniche [94030], Ferrari 308 GTS [94045], James Bond Aston Martin [94060], Jaguar XJS [94075], BMW 325i [94105], BMW 525i [94106], Mercedes 2.3 [94120], Volvo 760 [94135], Porsche 944 [94150], and Peugeot 205 [941870].

It has opening rear engine compartment only and small pop-up lights operated by a small slider on the underside front of the model. The front headlights are represented by metal, silver painted castings and the rear lights by raised, orange painted areas on the rear body casting. Both the grill and front and rear bumpers are plain black plastic. The front number plate is black text on white background [PM047] and the rear number plate is black text on a yellow background.

The interior is black plastic with a left hand drive, black plastic steering wheel inserted into the black plastic dashboard (instrument panel). The two seats are light tan plastic. The glazing is clear all round with an imprint on the front windscreen to represent the interior rear vision mirror and windscreen wipers.

All wheels are of the "speed wheel" type - hollow one piece plastic with a "chromed" patterned, 4 spoke "hub"in the center.

The base plate is black plastic and is marked in the top centre with Corgi on line one and "Ferrari 308 GTS" at the bottom centre. Just in front of the front wheels is a very small "Made in Chins". The base is also molded to represent basic steering linkages, exhaust system and floor panels. It is held in place with two machined rivets.

This model was issued in March 1991. Its scale was said to be 1:36.

Item: 1292