Checker Cab
Debut Series 1-75
Produced 2004-2009 (Original)
2015-2016 (Retool)
Number MB600 (Original) / MB980 (Retool)
Scale 1:62
Matchbox Checker Taxi 2005 - 1280ef.jpg


Model History[edit | edit source]

In 2015 a retool was issued for easier assembly. The taxi sign is now part of the window assembly and some details were reworked.

Versions[edit | edit source]

The Checker Cab A10 "TAXI" has come out in the following 1/62 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy Number(s) Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB41 2004 1-75: Hero City Getting Around 1/5 Yellow Black, White and Silver taxi tampos Gray / Plastic Clear Black Lace.jpg B5359 (USA) B5463 (ROW) China HeroCityCheckerCab.jpg
MB4 2005 1-75: Buried Treasure (USA) Yellow Black, White and Silver taxi tampos Gray / Plastic Clear Black 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg H1816 (USA) China Checker Cab on base. Matchbox Checker Taxi 2005 - 1280ef.jpg
SF33 2005 Superfast Yellow Checker Cab, checkered flags, checkered side stripe Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall.jpg H7749 China ROW only Superfast Checker Cab yellow.jpg
SF33 2005 Superfast White & Green Checker Cab, checkered flags Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall.jpg H7749 China USA only MB600-OVP-2005-NSF-USA.jpg
MB42 2006 1-75: MBX Metal Metalflake Green White doors, Metro Taxi, taxi tampos Chrome / Plastic Clear White 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg J5591 (USA) J6336 (ROW) Thailand MB-42 Checker Cab.jpg
N/A 2006 5-Pack: One Piece Silver-Blue Name the Navigator Chrome / Plastic Clear White 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg J4721 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
N/A 2006 5-Pack: Superman Yellow Metropolis Cab Company, White stripe, mud Gray / Plastic Clear Green 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg J4724 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
SF33 2006 Superfast Light Beige Checker Cab, 600, checkered stripes on side, Taxi Fare Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall.jpg J6582 Thailand Superfast Checker Cab.jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: SpongeBob SquarePants Red Squidward and Patrick with bubbles Chrome / Plastic Clear Brown 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg L1577 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
N/A 2009 5-Pack: Go Diego Go! Metalflake Light Blue Lion, TO THE RESCUE! Gray / Plastic Clear Black 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg N9894 Thailand Base code(s): A51, A52 Checker Cab (2009 5 Pack).jpg
MB980 Modified Model (sign is part of the window)
MB11 2015 1-120: MBX Adventure City Yellow MBX Metro City, Cab No. 63, etc Gray / Plastic Clear Gray Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg CFV85 Thailand USA only,
Base Code(s): G46, G50
2015 checkard cab.jpeg
N/A 2016 5-Pack: Shark Week White SHARK WEEK, HAMMERHEAD, 21, CHECKER CAB Black / Plastic Smoke Black Yellowtrispoke.jpg DVG50 Thailand Base code(s): J29 Checker Cab (Shark Week 5Pack).jpg

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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