Ghia 5000 Mangusta with De Tomaso Chassis (271)


$42.99

As the 1960s morphed into the 1970s, Corgi continued to introduce innovative features, most notably on a selection of models featuring a removable chassis. The Italian Ghia 5000 Mangusta with a De Tomaso chassis was an ideal subject – Ghia famous for their streamlined bodies and De Tomaso for their engine and chassis combinations.

Launched into the Corgi range in 1969 with a stylish two-tone body, gold stripes on the bonnet and some beautifully detailed ‘magnesium’ style wheels, it certainly looked the part! In 1970, renumbered 203, it was revamped with Whizzwheels – no longer with a detachable chassis and in green paintwork – although the two-tone livery still appeared on the box illustration.

SizeLength: 100mm Width: 42mm Height: 25mm

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Rocco Vitarelli
Mangusta

The car was not packed in the packaging correctly or moved about in shipping. The rear of the car wasn't being held down which caused a bend in the antenna. It was able to be straightened out so all is fine.

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Bill Kleinschmidt
Wonderful

Made to perfection... thanks

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MPoli
Just like the original one

Looks and feels like the original one i had as a kid… at least from what i remember ! Funny how you remember those details (50 years ago in my case), when you played with the toys; the weight, the colors, etc!

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PB
Cobra Killer

Really well made. The body detaches/reattaches from the chassis flawlessly. Box is very unique and reminds me of the James Bond Moon Buggy box.

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David Fair

271 - Ghia 5000 Mangusta with De Tomaso Chassis

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