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Carbodies Taxi FX4R
Debut Series 1-75
Produced 1987-2002
Number MB174
Scale 1:60
London Taxi (1987-99).jpg


The MB174 Carbodies FX4 Taxi is a model based on the London Taxi. This vehicle is the earlier version of the current model, the MB667 London Taxi. This model debuted in the 1986 in black. Like most Carbodies Taxi Models, it has opening rear doors.


The Carbodies Taxi FX4R has come out of the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color/ Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel/ Type Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB4 1987

1988 1989 1990 1991

1-75 Black No Tampo Unpainted / Metal Clear Grey M005f.jpg Macau TAXI FX4R  on base. Austin FX4 Taxi.JPG
N/A 1988 Promotional Black White taxi and globe, The Great Taxi Ride London to Sydney Unpainted / Metal Clear Grey M005f.jpg Macau Australia only 464D - 1988 Promo AUS.jpg
LL1102 1989 Live 'n' Learn Yellow Balloons, abc taxi on Sides Unpainted / Metal Clear Blue M005f.jpgRed/Yellow Macau Image Not Available.jpg
MB4 1992

1993 1994 1995 1996

1-75 Black Union Jack, LONDON TAXI on left side only tampo Unpainted / Metal Clear Grey M005f.jpg China Austin FX4R (1990).jpg
MB9 (UK) 2000 1-75 Black Union Jack on front doors Black / Metal Clear Red M005f.jpg China Image Not Available.jpg
MB11 1999 1-75: Air Traffic 4/5 Black TAXI with airplane, silver headlights Silver/ Metal Clear Light Grey M005f.jpg China INT Only Austin FX4R (1999).jpg
N/A 2002 Coca-Cola Series White Coca-Cola on Sides Red / Metal Smoke Black M005f.jpg China ROW Only Coca Cola London Taxi.jpg
N/A 2002

Matchbox Birthday Hunts 1/4

Yellow Matchbox 50 Charcoal / Metal Clear Black M005f.jpg China 50th Collection London Taxi.jpg

See also[]

London Taxi, a later model of the same vehicle. CityAction2004LondonTaxiMB667.PNG