303 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Open Top

The first Corgi Mercedes, issued in August 1958.

Available in

  • white with blue interior
  • blue with white interior

Models had either smooth or shaped fixed wheels. This first edition had no suspension and no driver.

303S Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Open Top

The second edition of the open top car, now with suspension and a driver from March 1961.

This is available in three colours:

  • white with yellow or brown interior
  • blue with yellow interior
  • silver-plated with brown interior

These had free-spinning smooth or shaped wheels. Later editions had cast wheels. A scarce edition was produced with wire wheels.

304 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Hard Top

This appeared in April 1959, some time after the open roadster.

It was available in yellow with either a yellow or red top.

It would have fixed smooth or shaped wheels.

304S Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Hard Top

Available in March 1961 with suspension.

This was available with a silver-plated body and red top or a more scarce white body with red top. Each would have stripes added to the bonnet and boot and can be found with free-spinning smooth and shaped or cast wheels. There was also a very scarce edition with wire wheels.

A distinctly gold-coloured plating is also known.

230 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Coupe

Issued in February 1962, the second car to have steering.

This was available in three colours:

  • cream
  • cerise
  • black

253 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Coupe

Issued in September 1964, very much the same model as 230 but now with a different shape of boot, an added quarter light and no steering.

This can be found in two colours:

  • metallic blue
  • metallic cerise

247 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman

Issued in November 1964, this model had 'working windscreen wipers' and a sliding rear side window.

It was available in shades of metallic maroon.

388 Mercedes-Benz 111

Issued in February 1971. A rather unattractive Whizzwheels model.

Available in orange.

393 Mercedes-Benz 350 SL

Issued in February 1972 and one of Corgi's long-running models.

Available in several colours:

  • white
  • metallic blue
  • dark metallic blue
  • solid blue
  • metallic green

This had a variety of wheels from a styled 8 spoke variety through to more detailed designs in later years. these are not known with the original 4-spoke type.