City Bus
Debut Series 1-75: Buried Treasure (USA, INT) / Mainline (INT)
Produced 2005-2010 (Original), 2015-Present (Retool)
Number MB662 (Original) / MB992 (Retool)
Scale Unlisted
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Model History[edit | edit source]

The model was retooled in 2015 for easier assembly. The former metal body and plastic base was changed to a plastic body and metal base.

Description[edit | edit source]

  • The time has come for the annual Matchbox collector's convention! Excitement is building as you join your fellow collectors on the environmentally-friendly City Bus to head to the venue. The chance to make that rare find to complete your Matchbox die-cast collection is finally here! —From the 2011 City Action card

Versions[edit | edit source]

The City Bus has come out 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
MB18 2005 Buried Treasure (USA, INT) Mainline (INT) White White, Orange and Red with Metro Shuttle Dark Gray / Plastic Smoke Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg H1824 (USA) H2147 (INT) H5813 (INT) China City Bus on base. CityBus2005.PNG
SF60 2005 Superfast White Silver lower section, Metro City Bus, Red, Orange and White stripes Black / Plastic Smoke Black 5SpokeSuperfast.jpg H7789 China USA Only Superfast City Bus white.jpg
SF60 2005 Superfast Powder Blue Silver lower section, Metro City Bus, Blue and Orange stripes Black / Plastic Smoke Black 5SpokeSuperfast.jpg H7789 China ROW Only Superfast City Bus blue.jpg
N/A 2006 Stars of Cars White 662, Blue sides, Gold stripe, Silver rear section Black / Plastic Clear Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg J0196 China or Thailand "Dinky" printed on base MB662 - 2005 Star of Cars GER (China Base).jpg
N/A 2006 5-Pack: City Transport Pearl White Metro, CFE, Orange line, Yellow sections Gray / Plastic Smoke Gray 7SpokeSawblade.jpg J4674 Thailand CityBuspearlwhite.jpg
Crown.jpg Image Not Available.jpg
MB33 2006 1-75: MBX Metal Metalflake Silver Orange section, Metro, Local, CFE, Native American Iconography & Symbolism Dark Gray / Plastic Smoke Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg J2387 (USA) J6302 (ROW) Thailand MB-33 City Bus.jpg
SF60 2006 Superfast Yellow Off Road mural, White side stripes, 662 Black / Plastic Smoke Black M004f.jpg J6609 Thailand Superfast City Bus.jpg
MB35 2007 1-75: MBX Metal Metallic Silver / Orange Go Metro Los Angeles, Metro Local Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg K9495 (USA) L0348 (ROW) Thailand MB662 - 2007 1-75.jpg
MB35 2007 1-75: MBX Metal Metallic Silver / Red Go Metro Los Angeles, Metro Rapid Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg L4817 (USA) L0403 (ROW) Thailand MB-35 City Bus.jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: Airport Yellow AIRPORT EXPRESS, White and Purple design Black / Plastic Smoke Green M007 - 6909bf.jpg K9613 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg Image Not Available.jpg
Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg City Bus (2007 5 Pack).jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: Go, Diego, Go! White Go, Diego, Go! Black / Plastic Smoke Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg L1575 Thailand MB662 - 2007 5-Pack USA.jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: Cartoon Network Metalflake Purple The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy tampo Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg L1576 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
N/A 2007 10-Packs Silver / Blue Metro Express, Los Angeles, bus tampos Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg Thailand CityBussilverandblue.jpg
MB50 2008 1-100: City Action 6/12 Red Gray, White, Black and Orange with "City of Everett" and "Everett Transit" on sides Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg M5329 (USA) M7404 (ROW) Thailand 0850ChevyBus.jpg
N/A 2008 10-Pack: Action Light Blue City Tours Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg M6401 Thailand MB662 - 2010 10-Pack USA.jpg
N/A 2008 Sky Busters: MBX International Airport White Pearl Yellow and Red stripes, Red plane, Airport Shuttle Service Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg N1611 Thailand Image Not Available.jpg
N/A 2009 Euro Edition White Black window outline, Blue lower stripe, Enjoy Your Swiss Adventures Dark Gray / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg P9160 Thailand Euro Edition City Bus.jpg
MB50 2009 1-100: City Action 10/13 Black Red stripes with 2009 Matchbox ad on sides Gray / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg P2957 Thailand USA only, Base Code(s): B40 0950Bus.jpg
N/A 2009 5-Pack: City Services Aqua Blue Yellow, White and Black "City Bus" and "Advertise Here" on sides Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg N9647 Thailand Base Code(s): B32 MBX City Bus.jpg
N/A 2009 5-Pack: Nick Jr. Gray Light Blue sides, clouds, Nickelodeon Light Blue / Plastic Green Tint Blue M007 - 6909bf.jpg N9936 Thailand Base Code(s): B45 City Bus (Nick Jr. 5P).jpg
N/A 2010 10-Pack: City Heroes White Orange and Blue design, Black "Matchbox City Transit" and "We Built This City On Die-Cast" Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg R0620 Thailand Base Code(s): C06 City Bus - 02542df.jpg
MB67 2010 City Action 10/15 Pearl White Red, Orange and Yellow stripes, "What's your MATCHBOX Adventure?", bus tampos Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg R4986 (USA) R5080 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): C30, C40, C41 MB662 - 2010 1-75.jpg
MB67 2011 City Action 8/14 Light Orange Atrans, Cross Line Transit MMXI, Blue and White sections Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg T8939 Thailand Base code(s): D20, D23 CityActionCityBusorange.jpg
MB992 - Modified Model (Plastic Body, Metal Base)
N/A 2015 5-Pack: City Works White MBX CITY TRANSIT, POP ART, Red stripes Black / Metal Smoke Black 7SpokeSawblade.jpg CJM05 CJK17 Thailand Base code(s): H35 City Bus MB992.jpg
MB22 2016 1-125: MBX Adventure City White city BUS, Transportation Service, 801 Black / Metal Smoke Blue 6SpokeUtilityWhite.jpg DJV67 (USA) DMG25 (ROW) Thailand Base code(s): J02, J04, J10 City Bus 2016-1-125.jpg
N/A 2017 5-Pack: City Service Blue MATCHBOX, MBX TRANSIT Gray / Metal Smoke Black 6SpokeUtility Orange.jpg DWR81 Thailand Base code(s): K32, K35, K47 City Bus (2017 5pack).jpg
N/A 2018 5-Pack: Metro Transit Green Silver and Yellow stripes, City Transit, LOCAL 220, metro 344 Unpainted / Metal Smoke Black WhiteOpenDot10Spoke.jpg FMV29 Thailand Base code(s): L09, L10, L11, L14 City Bus (2018 5Pack).jpg
N/A 2019 5-Pack: MBX Service Crew Grey Red, Orange and Yellow stripes, "What's your MATCHBOX Adventure?", bus tampos Black / Metal Smoke Grey Wheel Grey.jpg GBJ69 Thailand Base Code(s): M14, M21, M22, M34, M36 City Bus (2019 5 Pack).jpg

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