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Volkswagen (T2) Bus (1970)
Debut Series Outdoor Adventure
Produced 2008 - Present
Number MB734
Scale 1:59
Volkswagen T2 Buses - 1289ff

DescriptionEdit

  • The Volkswagen T2 Bus is based on the 1970 production model of the same name. It was a veritable home on wheels and many free spirits in the 1960's and 1970's drove them and used them as a way of life. A similar model was used in the episode of Futurama entitled "Bendin' In The Wind," to great effect, as the main characters follow a band around and live in the Volkswagen Bus. Think Deadheads.
  • This vehicle is almost always released with a White plastic base and a White interior, except the Lesney Edition vehicle with a metal base, the 2009 Mail-in Superfast with a black base and interior, and the 2013 60th Anniversary Edition with a gold base and interior.
  • When the Pacific sun sinks into the sea, it's time for a bonfire and some barbeque action! And when the night stars come out, your Volkswagen T2 Bus doubles as an incredible camper van. Transform your Volkswagen into a cozy sleeper on wheels.

VersionsEdit

The Volkswagen (T2) Bus (1970) has come out in the following 1/59 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB79 2008 Outdoor Adventure
4/12
Orange Detailed headlights and taillights White
/
Plastic
Smoke White M001f M2633 Thailand Base Code(s): Volkswagen T2 Bus - 5747df
MB94 2009 Outdoor Sportsman
6/12
Light Green Detailed headlights and taillights White
/
Plastic
Smoke White Ringed Disc - 1288cf P2974 Thailand Base Code(s): B23 Volkswagen T2 Bus - 1286ef
MB94 2009 Outdoor Sportsman
6/12
Red Detailed headlights and taillights White
/
Plastic
Smoke White Ringed Disc - 1288cf P6523 Thailand Base Code(s): B20 Volkswagen T2 Bus - 1287ef
Mail-in Promo 2009 Superfast Metalflake Gold Matchbox 55th Anniversary logo on sides, black roof, detailed headlights Black
/
Plastic
Smoke Black Ringed Disc - 1288cf Thailand Wheel has whitewall
Base code(s):
Image Not Available
N/A 2010 Lesney Edition Medium Blue Detailed headlights and taillights, White roof Unpainted
/
Metal
Smoke White Ringed Disc - 1288cf R1291 Thailand Wheel has whitewall
Base code(s):
Lesney Edition 70 Volkswagen T2 Classic Bus
MB79 2010 Outdoor Sportsman
6/10
Hunter Green Camouflage, Sportsman's lodge White
/
Plastic
Clear White Ringed Disc - 1288cf R5010 Thailand Base Code(s): C40 Outdoor Sportsman Volkswagen T2 Bus green
N/A 2010 Disney 5-Pack Flat Blue Lilo & Stitch graphics on sides, painted windows White
/
Plastic
Smoke White 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf MB734 Thailand Base Code: C27: Image Not Available
N/A 2010 Off-Road Adventure 10-pack Light Blue Water splashes, Sport Fishing Experience White
/
Plastic
Clear White RingedDiscWhite R0621 Thailand Base Code(s): C18, C30 VolkswagenT2Bus1970lightblue
MB79 2011 Outdoor Sportsman Indigo Medium blue side, Blue Horse Trainers, other tampos. White
/
Plastic
Light Blue White Blue Ringed Disc - 1288cf T8979 Thailand Base Code(s): D30 BHtrainer
N/A 2011 Camping Adventure 5-Pack Orange World Camping Tour, etc. White
/
Plastic
Clear White Ringed Disc - 1288cf Thailand Base Code(s): Volkswagen T2 Bus (2011 5 Pack)
MB734 2012 Outdoor Adventure 5-Pack Red Camp Matchbox, Beach Camp, El Segundo, California, Fun time in the summertime! Black
/
Plastic
Clear White Ringed Disc - 1288cf W5188 Thailand Base Code(s): E19 Volkswagen-(T2)-Bus-(1970)
MB16 2013 Matchbox 60th Anniversary Black Detailed tampo with Volkswagen written on both sides  Gold
/
Plastic
Clear Gold 483px-Ringed Disc - 1288cf Y5339 Thailand Base Code(s): E49 E50 7DF5C649-CD61-456B-BD94-BD8D42E8F398
N/A 2013 Mission Force: UFO Crew Black UFO TRACKER, fwsa Silver
/
Plastic
Green Green M001f Green Thailand Base code(s): Volkswagen T2 Bus UFO
N/A 2017 Best of Matchbox Gray Matchbox tampo on doors, VW logo and "Service and Parts" on sides with white & blue stripes White
/
Plastic
Clear White Vw t2 bus 17 wheel MB734 Thailand Base code(s): K32 Vw t2 van 2017

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