Caterham Superlight R500 (2009)
Debut Series 1-100: Sports Cars
Produced 2010-2014
Number MB802
Designer Ryu Asada
Scale 1:48

Model HistoryEdit

The Caterham Superlight R500 (2009) is a casting by Matchbox designed by Ryu Asada that debuted for the 2010 mainline. The casting has a number of MB802 and was originally produced from 2010 to 2014 when it was discontinued.

Card descriptionEdit

You are almost at the finish line of the Brand Hatch Grand Prix and you are ready to break a new world record. Your Caterham Superlight R500, a leader in lightweight engineering, can easily take the sharp corners while the powerful 263-hp engine is ready to fire you to yet another victory!


The Caterham Superlight R500 (2009) has come out in the following 1/48 scale versions

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
MB3 2010 Sports Cars 3/15 White Red side stripes Chrome / Plastic Black DkGraySplit10Spoke R0454 Thailand Base Code(s): C36, C43 Matcrr1
MB3 2011 Sports Cars 3/13 Yellow Black stripes Gunmetal / Plastic Black M002f T8912 Thailand Base Code(s): D23 SportsCarsCaterhamR500Superlightyellow
MB3 2011 Sports Cars 3/13 Red White stripes, Caterham Dark Chrome / Plastic Black DkGraySplit10Spoke T8982 Thailand Base Code(s): D27 SportsCarsCaterhamR500Superlightred
MB3 2011 Classics 5-pack Blue White stripes, Caterham Black/ Plastic Black DkGraySplit10Spoke V0307 Thailand Base Code(s): D28 Matchbox 2011 Caterham R500 from gift pack a
MB802 2012 National Park Black Yellow stripes, Caterham Grey / Plastic Black Yellow 5 Spoke W4797 Thailand Base Code(s): E03 MB (15)
MB9 2014 MBX Adventure City 9/120 Green Orange stripes, CATERHAM Chrome / Plastic Gray 5 spoke BDV29 Thailand Base Code(s): G29 Caterham Superlight R500 2014 1-120


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