1957 Ford Thunderbird
Debut Series 1-75
Produced 1982-2017 (Original)
2020-Present (Retool)
Number MB042
Scale 1:63
57 Ford Thunderbird (1982).jpg


Model History[edit | edit source]

In 2020 the casting was retooled for easier assembly. The body, interior and base were reworked. It has retained its original number.

Versions[edit | edit source]

The '57 Ford Thunderbird has been issued in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy Number(s) Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB42 1982 (Core)
1984 (USA)
1-75 Red [1] None Gray / Metal Clear White Fivearch.jpg England 42d.jpg
MB42 1983 (Core)
1984 (Core)
1985 (Core)
1-75 Cream [1] Thunder Bird, Red lower half Light Gray / Metal Orange Tint Red Fivearch.jpg Macau Ford T-Bird (1987).jpg
MB42 1986 (USA) 1-75 Black [1] None Gray / Metal Orange Tint Red Fivearch.jpg China Tbird1.jpg
N/A 1996 Premiere World Class Series 06:
Classic Muscle 2/6
Black Detailed trim Chrome / Plastic Clear Red MB white wall-0.jpg 34362 China MB042-OVP-1996-PC-World Class 03.jpg
N/A 1996 Premiere World Class Series 06:
Classic Muscle 2/6
Candy Red Detailed trim Chrome / Plastic Clear White & Red MB white wall-0.jpg 34365 China 57 Ford Thunderbird MB42-D13 met red Premiere.JPG
N/A 1996 Promotional Red Celebrating Patsy Cline Chrome / Plastic Clear White Fivearch.jpg China 1 of 10,000, Code 2/3 MB042-OVP-1996-Celebrating Patsy.jpg
N/A 1997 5-Pack: American Street Machines White None Chrome / Plastic Amber Red Fivearch.jpg China MBX Thunderbird White.jpg
N/A 1997 Premiere Select Class Series 3 Red Detailed trim Chrome / Plastic Clear Red MB white wall-0.jpg 34368 China MB042-OVP-1997-PC-Select Class 03.jpg
N/A 1997 Premiere World Class Series 11:
Hot Rod
Blue Yellow & Orange flames Chrome / Plastic Clear White MB white wall-0.jpg 34314 China MB042-OVP-1997-PC-World Class 11.jpg
N/A 1998 Premiere World Class Series 17:
Classic Muscle 2/6
Yellow Headlights, signals, taillights and plate Chrome / Plastic Clear Black & White MB white wall-0.jpg 34321 China MB042-OVP-1998-PC-World Class 17.jpg
N/A 1998 Premiere World Class Series 20:
Street Machines
Metalflake Silver Detailed trim, Blue stripe/bird design Chrome / Plastic Clear Blue MB white wall-0.jpg 33987 China MB042-OVP-1998-PC-World Class 20.jpg
MB16 2000 1-75: Great Drivers
1/5
Canary Yellow Silver headlights, Red taillights Gray / Plastic Clear Gray Fivearch.jpg 96089 China USA only MB042 - 2000 1-75 USA.jpg
N/A 2002 Across America: United States of America 54/54 White United States of America, fireworks Gray / Plastic Blue Tint Red 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg 91953 China 1957 Thunderbird (U.S.A.).jpg
N/A 2003 5-Pack: Convertibles Sky Blue Hero City Sports, baseball tampos Gray / Plastic Smoke Red 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg C1887 China 57 Ford Thunderbird (2003 5 Pack).jpg
N/A 2004 5-Pack: Blue's Clues Orange Magenta (character and text) Pink / Plastic Amber Pink Lace.jpg B4494 China 2004 - MB - 57 Thunderbird.JPG
N/A 2004 Around the World: Las Vegas 27/45 Yellow Las Vegas, Nevada, playing cards, dice Turquoise / Plastic Smoke Red 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg C0763 China ´957-OVP-2004-AtW.jpg
N/A 2005 5-Pack: Burger Zone Candy Red None Chrome / Plastic Clear White 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg H3384 China Thailand 1957 Thunderbird.jpg
N/A 2005 Blue's Clues Metalflake Purple Magenta (character and text) Hot Pink / Plastic Yellow Tint Hot Pink Lace.jpg C0240 China Image Not Available.jpg
SF1 2005 Superfast Light Pink Silver headlights, Red taillights Chrome / Plastic Light Green Tint White SuperfastSmall.jpg H7734 China USA edit Superfast Ford Thunderbird.jpg
SF1 2005 Superfast Light Blue Metallic Silver headlights, Red taillights Chrome / Plastic Light Green Tint White SuperfastSmall.jpg H7734 China ROW edit MB042-OVP-2005-NSF-ROW.jpg
SF1 2005 Superfast Collector Tin Purple Pink Silver headlights, Red taillights, trim details Chrome / Plastic Clear White White Wall
SuperfastSmall.jpg
J2276 Thailand Superfast Tin 1957 Ford Thunderbird.jpg
SF1 2006 Superfast White Silver headlights, Red taillights, trim details Chrome / Plastic Faded Green Tint Gray SuperfastSmall.jpg J6550 Thailand Superfast 1957 Ford Thunderbird.jpg
N/A 2006 5-Pack: Vintage Classics Black Cream sides Chrome / Plastic Clear White Lace.jpg J4677 Thailand T-Bird 5 Pack (2006).jpg
MB27 2007 1-100: MBX Metal Yellow White headlights Chrome / Plastic Clear White M001f.jpg K9483
(USA)
L0930
(INT)
Thailand MB-27 Ford Thunderbird.jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: US Classics Blue White headlights Chrome / Plastic Smoke White M001f.jpg K9625 Thailand MB042 - 2007 5-Pack.jpg
N/A 2008 10-Pack Sky Blue Detailed tampo Chrome / Plastic Smoke White M001f.jpg M6400 Thailand Base code(s): Mb42h.jpg
N/A 2009 5-Pack: Nickelodeon Light Green The Fairly OddParents graphics on sides Gray / Plastic Clear Light Pink 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg N9930 Thailand Base code(s): B38 1957 Thunderbird (Nickelodeon 5P).jpg
N/A 2010 5-Pack: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Light Teal Mickey Mouse, Camping with friends is fun Gray / Plastic Clear White 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg R0615 Thailand Base code(s): C27, C51 Ford Thunderbird (2010 Mickey Mouse).jpg
N/A 2017 5-Pack: Open Road-sters Dark Blue Detailed trim Gray / Plastic Smoke Beige M001f.jpg DVL89 Thailand Base code(s): K24, K29, K31, K38, K45, L02 57 Ford Thunderbird (2017 5 Pack(.jpg
Modified Model
MB14 2020 1-100: MBX City Metalflake Rose Red Detailed trim Chrome / Plastic Smoke Beige M001f.jpg GKK44 (USA) GKL72 (ROW) Thailand Base code(s): M38, M40, M41 Fordthunderbird2020.jpg

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 www.mbxforum.com Retrieved 2 November 2016
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