Category: Reviews

Matchbox MB1077 : 2016 Mazda CX-5 0

MB1077 : 2016 Mazda CX-5

A welcome return to this great casting for the 2021 basic range; we have only seen this one twice before, in the 2018 & 2019 basic ranges so its good to see it back....

Matchbox MB742 : Garbage Truck 0

MB742 : Garbage Truck

First released in 2008 as the MB742 : Garbage Truck this is a great example of the type of vehicle that can be and should be used to fill the generic quota of the...

Matchbox MB1188 : Subaru Sambar Truck 0

MB1188 : Subaru Sambar Truck

Normally I wouldn’t be overly impressed with an all black vehicle but in this case I think it works and it works well. This is the 4th outing for the Subaru Sambar Truck casting...

Matchbox MB1206 : 1995 Nissan Hardbody 0

MB1206 : 1995 Nissan Hardbody

Another day, another great casting from the Matchbox design team at Mattel. for me this one has so much play value for the kids as well as some good collect-ability for the bigger kids...

Matchbox MB1201 : Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 S 0

MB1201 : Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 63 S

Its been a few days since I managed to post, so for the return post I wanted to showcase one of the better castings that Mattel have put out recently and what better one...

Matchbox MB1217 : MBX Garbage Scout 0

MB1217 : MBX Garbage Scout

Another generic model but unlike the Mini Cargo Truck I looked at yesterday this one does not impress me; in fact quite the opposite.  This casting for me is quite a let down.  We...

Matchbox MB1249 : MBX Mini Cargo Truck 0

MB1249 : MBX Mini Cargo Truck

As an ex Airline worker I really love this new generic, this is certainly something that you can see getting about airports and factories around the world and for me should certainly spark some...

Matchbox MB1219 : 2019 Mazda 3 Series 0

MB1219 : 2019 Mazda 3 Series

WOW!!! What can you say, this is one casting that is definitely worth the wait.  Originally scheduled for release as #41 in the 2020 Basic Range but never made it that far.  The delay...

Matchbox MB1230 : Tesla Roadster 0

MB1230 : Tesla Roadster

As most people already know the 2020 Tesla Roadster was used as the launch vehicle for Mattels announcement on the future sustainability of the brandm as more and more adults purchase electric vehicles it...

Matchbox Dinky DYB07 : Lotus Super Seven 0

DYB07 : Lotus Super Seven

Back in 1999 when Mattel made some larger scaled models under the Matchbox brand they released this beauty.  The DYB07 : Lotus Super Seven was the last in a series of seven vehicles that...