Matchbox Kingsize: K202 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 (1970) - Ltd Edition

Click on any photo to see a larger version...

This LIMITED EDITION model is the Matchbox K202 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 in metallic purple. It was released as a limited edition of 20,500 worldwide.

This model has no opening parts. The side doors, bonnet and boot are fixed. The front has a chrome bumper, multi-colour grill with "SS" badge. Chrome plastic pins protrude through the body (from the bumper assembly) to represent the headlights. The rear bumper assembly is also chromed plastic with the rear number plate (Superkings in small letters, then 70CHEVY as the plate number) being cast into the bumper unit and red lenses are inset to represent rear lights. Both sides are tampo printed with "badges" for SS 454 and the boot has been tampo printed "Chevelle". The model sports side mirrors in chromed plastic.

The entire interior is black plastic with left hand drive black plastic steering wheel. The glazing is clear plastic.

All wheels are of the "Speed Kings wheel" type - hollow one piece plastic with a "chromed" 5 spoke center "hub".

The base plate is a metallic silver painted metal and is marked with "Super Kings" on line 1 in the centre of the baseplate, Matchbox on the second line, ©2005 Mattel Inc on the third line, "K202      CHINA" on the fourth line and 1970 Chevrolet© Chevelle ™ SS454™ TMGM at the centre bottom. It is held in place with two small self-tapping screws.

This model was issued in 2006.

Item: 1125