1962 VOLKSWAGEN SAMBA
 
Item: 5071 - 1:12 scale 

The Volkswagen Kombi T1 or Microbus entered production in March 1950. Initially manufactured at the Wolfs burg plant, it was transferred in 1956 to the new Transporter factory in Hanover. With its innovative design where the driver was placed over the front wheels and the engine at the rear, the Kombi, or combined passenger and cargo vehicle, was produced in several forms including as a delivery or panel van with or without raised roof, Minibus, flat-bed truck with standard or crew cab, and as a camping van (Westphalia). Production ceased in Germany at the end of 1967, but continued in Brazil until 1975, and then, after modification into the so-called T1.5, until 1996.

In the USA, the VW Bus became an icon of the ¡¥60s and, in particular, of the hippie youth sub-culture. It could carry a number of passengers, camping gear and supplies, its shape was the antithesis the American automobile of the period, and as a second-hand or used vehicle, it was extremely cheap. It quickly became a symbol of the ¡§Peace and Love¡¨, anti-war generation.

As its first model, Sun Star has chosen the T1b deluxe version with its eight additional skylight windows and fabric sun-roof, which often is referred to as the ¡§Samba¡¨, or as the 23-window version in the USA. Later Sun Star models will feature all the major earlier variants.

Features :

•  Opening fabric roof.
•  Functioning door handles on front and side doors.
•  Extending radio aerial.
•  All four wheels can be changed by unscrewing the 5 nuts.
•  Front seat back folds up for access to removable spare wheel.
•  Fully
position able external mirrors and supports.
•  Removable hub caps.
•  Removable fuel cap.
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Possible windscreen wipers which also hinge outwards.
•  Movable gear lever.
•  Sun visors fold down and swivel.
•  Front seat back folds up for access to removable spare wheel.
•  Bench seat folds up for access to tool kit.
•  Fully functional steering.
•  Front side windows slide to open.
•  Front quarter-lights open.
•  Working front and rear suspension.
•  Soft leather-effect seats.
•  Detailed engine with separate HT leads fan belt, alternator, starter motor etc.
•  Over 600 separate parts.

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1957 VOLKSWAGEN Kombi
Item: 5061
Color: Dove Blue

Limited Edition 3000pcs
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1958 VOLKSWAGEN Standard Bus
Item: 5075
Color: Mango Green/Sea gull Grey

Limited Edition 3000pcs
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1957 Volkswagen Kombi
Item: 5072
Color: Lufthansa

Limited Edition 2000pcs
The Volkswagen Kombi was an extremely versatile utility vehicle, with little or no interior decoration. Used as a minibus, it could carry 9 people in comfort. Alternatively, one of the two rows of rear seats could be removed to create a large cargo space, or both could be removed to convert it into a van. This versatility made it the ideal service vehicle for use by airlines for the transportation of any combination of crew, passengers or cargo, either to and from the aircraft, or outside the airport. Our model is an authentic replica of a vehicle used by Lufthansa during the 1950¡¦ s and ¡¥ 60¡¦ s.
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1969 Volkswagen Kombi
Item: 5062
Color: Light - Woodstock Bus

Limited Edition 3000pcs
Dr. Bob's most famous Art car, the Volkswagen bus "Light" (better known as "the Woodstock bus"), was photographed by the Associated Press and Rolling Stone at the original 1969 Woodstock, and is still seen today regularly reprinted in media all over the world.? A die cast model of Hieronimus's painted Woodstock bus will be produced by Sun Star in 2009 in recognition of Woodstock's 40th anniversary.
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1963 Volkswagen Kombi
Item: 5063
Color: Pan American World Airways

Limited Edition 1500pcs
Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the principal international airline of the United States from the 1930s until its collapse on December 4, 1991. During 1950¡¦s and ¡¥60¡¦s, the Volkswagen Kombi was made the service vehicle for use by Pan Am for the transportation of any combination of crew, passengers or cargo, either to and from the aircraft, or outside the airport.
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1956 Volkswagen Samba - Bus
Item: 5073
Color: Chestnut Brown / Sealing Wax Red

Limited Edition 1500pcs
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1956 Volkswagen Fire Engine
Item: 5081
Color: Kastenwagen Red

Limited Edition 1000pcs
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1957 Volkswagen Minibus
Item: 5076
Color: Palm Green/Sand Green

Limited Edition 1000pcs
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1960 Volkswagen Samba - Bus
Item: 5074
Color: White/ Light blue

Limited Edition 888pcs
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1962 Volkswagen Samba - Bus
Item: 5077
Color: White/Yellow
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1956 Volkswagen Police Van
Item: 5082
Color: Green

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