Corgi 94106 BMW 525i

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This model is the Corgi 94106 BMW 525i in Dark Blue. The model comes in a display type box with BMW 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].

The model has opening front engine compartment and a uique mechanism that will open the front, side doors if the model is pressed down on one side or the other. The front headlights are represented by clear plastic inserts and the rear lights by red plastic inserts. Both the grill and front and rear bumpers are part of the main body casting with the grill picked out in silver. The front number plate is black text on a white background [BMW525i] and teh rear is black text on a yellow background.

The interior is all black plastic with a left hand drive, black plastic steering wheel. 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 silver, patterned, wire spoke "hub"in the center.

The base plate is grey plastic and is marked in the top centre with Corgi on line one, "Made in China" on the second line and "BMW 525i" at the bottom centre. The base is also molded to represent basic steering linkages, engine sump and gearbox detail, exhaust system, suspension and drive train. It is held in place with two machined rivets.

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

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