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Ford Explorer Sport Trac
Debut Series 1-75: Sun Chasers
Produced 2001-2003 (Original)
2004-2012 (Retool)
Number MB485 (Original)
MB605 (Retool)
Scale 1:69

Model History[]

The Ford Explorer Sport Trac has been issued in two different forms:

  • MB485 (Tailgate folds down and bed extender flips out - 2001 mainline)
  • MB605 (Tailgate now closed and there is no bed extender - 2004 mainline)


The Ford Explorer Sport Trac has come out in the following 1/69 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy Number(s) Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB23 2001 1-75: Sun Chasers 3/5 Red Silver headlights, Explorer, Black and Silver scallops Gray / Plastic Clear Light Gray 7SpokeSawblade.jpg 92227 (USA) 92805 (INT) China Sun Chasers Ford Explorer Sport Trac.jpg
MB24 2002 1-75: Great Outdoors 4/4 White Huskies, Dog Sled Team, Black and Red stripes, husky drawing Gray / Plastic Smoke Blue 7SpokeSawblade.jpg 95220 China USA only 50th Ford Explorer Sport Trac.jpg
N/A 2002 Across America: Utah 45/54 White UTAH, 45, Elk Mountain Ski Patrol Yellow / Plastic Smoke Blue 7SpokeSawblade.jpg 97514 China 45 Ford Explorer Sport Trac (Utah).jpg
N/A 2002 Collectibles: Coca-Cola Black White splash design, Coca-Cola Chrome / Plastic Smoke White GoodyearSpiral.jpg 96958 China 104-OVP-2002-CC.jpg
MB40 2003 1-75: Hero City Mom and Pop Shops 5/5 Black Tune-Up Auto Parts, cartoon car Purple / Plastic Clear Red 7SpokeSawblade.jpg 97736 China USA only FordExplorerSportTrac2003.png
N/A 2003 5-Pack: Sizzlin´Style Metallic Blue Ford logo, MATCHBOX Black / Plastic Smoke Gray 7SpokeSawblade 2002.jpg 91489 China Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2003 5Pack.jpg

Modified Versions[]

Slightly modified casting; the main difference is that this version has see-through rear side-windows, while the previous casting has solid metal windows as part of the body. Also, there's no longer a lowering rear tailgate with plastic bed extender.

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB47 2004 1-75: Medic Rescue 2/5 Metalflake Light Blue 04, nondescript design tampo Red / Plastic Red Tint White 7SpokeSawblade 2002.jpg B5364 (USA) B5469 (ROW) China Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2004.jpg
N/A 2004 Around the World: The Alamo 3/45 Bronze The Alamo, Texas Brown / Plastic Smoke Yellow 7SpokeSawblade 2002.jpg C0740 China ´104-OVP-2004-AtW.jpg
N/A 2005 5-Pack: SpongeBob SquarePants Lime Green "Sandy Cheeks" "KAH RAH TAY" Gray / Plastic Orange Tint Yellow 7SpokeSawblade 2002.jpg H4430 China Fordsportrac.jpg
SF61 2006 Superfast Metalflake Blue Headlights, taillights, Explorer on side Gray / Plastic Clear White WhiteOpenDot10Spoke.jpg J6610 Thailand Superfast Ford Explorer Sport Trac.jpg
N/A 2007 5-Pack: Wilderness Yellow White, Red and Black stripes, Beach Patrol Lifeguard Dark Gray / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg K9617 Thailand MB605 - 2007 5-Pack.jpg
N/A 2008 5-Pack: Construction Metalflake Maroon Construction, "mud" splatters Tan / Plastic Smoke Light Gray 6SpokeUtility(Tan).jpg M0142 Thailand FordExplorerSportTracConstruction5packmaroon.jpg
N/A 2009 10-Pack Dark Red Silver "Arctic Exploration Team" on hood and sides, Silver and Black "Tracking Vehicle" on sides Black / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf.jpg P3013 Thailand Base Code(s): B23 FordExplorerSportTracred.jpg
N/A 2012 5-Pack: Beach Rescue Yellow BEACH PATROL, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, LIFEGUARD, 18 Black / Plastic Smoke Gray M007 - 6909bf.jpg W5185 Thailand Base codes(s): E45 Ford Explorer Sport Track 5-Pack.jpg