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Ice Cream Van
Debut Series 1-100: City Action
Produced 2009-2013 (Original), 2019-Present (Retool)
Number MB778
Scale Unlisted
Ice Cream Cruiser - 2875hf.jpg

Model History[]

In 2019 the casting was retooled for easier assembly. The former metal cab and plastic body was merged to become fully plastic.

Card description[]

  • The heat is on; it's 90 in the shade, The Ice Cream Van has begun its crusade, To cool the kids who are making a scene, They're all screaming for ICE CREAM!
    -From the 2010 and 2011 City Action cards


The Ice Cream Van has been issued in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB43 2009 1-75/100: City Action 3/13 White Cosmic Ice Cream Unpainted / Metal Smoke Dark Blue Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg N5449 (USA) P6403 (ROW) Thailand Named Ice Cream Cruiser for this release.
Base Code(s): B38
N/A 2009 Dream Halloween Metalflake Green GENUINE ZOMBIE I SCREAM TREATS Unpainted / Metal Smoke Lime Green Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg Green Thailand Base Code(s): B41 Ice van2009 Dream Halloween event.jpg
MB63 2010 1-75/100: City Action 6/15 Light Blue Ice Cream Van Unpainted / Metal Smoke White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg R4978 (USA) R5072 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): B47, C04, C07 1063IceCreamVan.jpg
N/A 2010 5-Pack: City Action Cream Teal, Blue, Green and Yellow polka dots Unpainted / Metal Smoke Black Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg R0605 Thailand Base Code(s): C38, C42, C43, C46, C48, C50 IceCreamVanfadedyellow.jpg
MB63 2011 1-75/100: City Action 4/14 Pink White, Blue and Purple stripes, Mr. Coney's Tasty Treats Unpainted / Metal Smoke Gray Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg T8935 (USA) T9314 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): C50, D05, D08, D10 Ice cream truck.jpg
MB63 2011 1-75/100: City Action 4/14 Mint Green White stripes, Hap's Top Treats, etc Unpainted / Metal Yellow White RingedDiscWhite.jpg T8990 (USA) T9354 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): D12, D16, D19, D20 Heritage Ice Cream Truck.jpg
N/A 2011 5-Pack: City Life Light Pink Ice cream cone pattern, Ice Cream in Pink, etc Unpainted / Metal Smoke White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg V0312 Thailand Base Code(s): D31, D36 Ice Cream Van 2011-5Pack.jpg
N/A 2012 10-Pack Orange Matty's Cones & Scones, All Your Favorite Flavors!, etc Unpainted / Metal Blue Tint White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg Orange X7112 Thailand Exclusive Model.
Base Code(s): D48
Ice Cream Van 2012 Giftset.jpg
N/A 2012 5-Pack: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Translucent Yellow Mickey's Fun Farm, etc Unpainted / Metal Light Blue White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg Blue V9347 Thailand Base Code(s): E35 Ice Cream Van MickeyMouse.jpg
MB32 2013 1-120: MBX Adventure City Metalflake Purple Ice Cream Van De-Luxe, etc Unpainted / Metal Clear White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg Orange Y0714 (USA) BBK72 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): F30, F31 Matchbox 2013 Ice Cream Van Metallic Purple.jpg
Modified Model - Fully Plastic Body
MB98 2019 1-100: MBX Service 11/20 Pale Yellow Jr.'s Cones, etc Unpainted / Metal Clear White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg Orange FYR40 (USA) GCF57 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): M23, M25 48BEF8BD-7BD7-4880-9832-A76696A75B47.jpeg
MB43 2020 1-100: MBX City Light Blue Dave's Sweets, Salt Water Taffy White / Metal Pink Tint Pink Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg White GKK82 (USA) GKM16 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): N23 IceCreamKing2020.png
MB99 2021 1-100: MBX Metro Lime Green Lemon Lime Time, etc Yellow / Metal Blue Tint White Ringed Disc - 1288cf.jpg GVY09 (USA) GXN17 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): P17, P18, P19 2021 MB778 Ice Cream Van.jpg
MB94 2022 1-102: MBX Metro Brown CHOCO MOCHA Light Brown / Metal Amber Tint Tan Black Rim Ringed Disc - 02156bf.jpg HFP79 (USA) HFT15 (ROW) Thailand Base Code(s): P39, P41 -94 2022 MB778 - Ice Cream Van.jpg