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Volkswagen Beetle Taxi
Debut Series 1-75 series Hero City
Produced 2003-2008
Number MB578
Scale 1:58
Matchbox Volkswagen Beetle Taxi - 1279ef.jpg


The Volkswagen Beetle Taxi has been issued 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
MB31 2003 1-75: Hero City Airport 1/5 Green, White top Black and White Taxi tampos, 'HC' logo Green / Plastic Black none Lace.jpg 97666 China VolkswagenTaxi2003.PNG
Black and White Taxi tampos, Matchbox tampo on right side MB578 - Volkswagen Beetle Taxi - 2003 1-75 (no 'HC' logo).jpg
MB44 2004 1-75: Hero City Getting Around 4/5 Metalflake Dark Red City Skyline, Taxi, 'Hero City Taxi' Gray / Plastic Gold White Lace.jpg B5361 (USA) B5466 (ROW) China Volkswagen Beetle Taxi.jpg
N/A 2004 5-Pack: Fun Park Metalflake Purple Circus design Yellow / Plastic Red Red 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg China Volkswagen Beetle Taxi Fun Park.jpg
MB41 2005 1-75: Buried Treasure (USA, INT) Yellow Black and white Checker lower panel, MB578, Price chart Black / Plastic Smoke White Smooth disc.jpg H1856 (USA) H2179 (INT) H5836 (INT) China MB578 - Volkswagen Beetle Taxi - 2005 1-75.jpg
SF73 2005 Superfast Yellow white side section, TAXI, 578, black checkers Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall.jpg H7777 China USA only Superfast Volkswagen Beetle yellow.jpg
SF73 2005 Superfast Green White top, TAXI, 578, black checkers Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall.jpg H7777 China ROW only Superfast Volkswagen Beetle green.jpg
N/A 2006 5-Pack: City Transport Pearl White "TAXI", "Yellow Stripe" Gray / Plastic Clear Black 5-Spoke Teardrop - 1285cf.jpg J4674 Thailand VolkswagenBeetleTaxipearlwhite.jpg
Lace.jpg 363C - 2006 5-Pack.jpg
MB56 2008 1-100: City Action 12/12 Green, White top Black Taxi tampos Gray / Plastic Smoke Black M001f.jpg M5287 Thailand USA only Volkswagen Beetle Taxi - 6691df.jpg