Body Style : The Pattern of Evolution

 

Genuine Corgi Batmobile :

 

1- 1966, Corgi Batmobile, matt black.

Production : 1966

1.1 - 1966 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed, slightly transparent aerial"

 

1.2 - 1966 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed, silver aerial"

 

2 - 1966-67, Corgi Batmobile, gloss black, no towhook.

Production : 1966-67

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2.1 - 1966 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed" (1) (2) (3) (4)

 

2.2 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, one nose filled-in"

 

2.3 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed, right filled in door"

 

2.4 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight half filled-in, one nose filled-in"

 

2.5 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight half filled-in, two noses recessed"

 

2.6 - 1966 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed, aqua green canopy"

 

 

3 - 1967-72, Corgi Batmobile, gloss black, with a towhook.

Production : 1967-1972

3.1 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, two noses recessed"

 

3.2 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight recessed, one nose filled-in"

 

3.3 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight half filled-in, one nose filled-in"

 

3.4 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillinght recessed, two noses recessed, right filled in door"

 

3.5 - 1967 "Long tail fin, taillight half filled-in, two noses recessed"

 

3.6 - 1972 "Long tail fin, taillight half filled-in, two noses filled-in, long slot"

 

3.7 - 1972 "Short tail fin, taillight filled-in, two noses filled-in"

 

4 - 1972 only, Corgi Batmobile, red tyres, whizzwheels 8 spoke hubs.

Production : Prototype

4.2 - 1972 "Prototype red tyres"

 

Production : 1972

4.1 - 1972 "Red tyres"

 

 

5 - 1973-76, Corgi Batmobile, black tyres, whizzwheels 8 spoke hubs.

Production : 1973-1976

5.1 - 1973 "Smooth sided tyres, aqua canopy, bat-emblems on the side may be were noticeably thinner, silver aerial"



5.2 - 1974 "Smooth sided tyres, light aqua canopy, silver aerial"


 
5.3 - 1974 "Tread sided tyres, aqua canopy, silver aerial"



5.4 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, clear canopy, silver aerial"


5.5 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, clear canopy, grey aerial"



5.6 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, purple canopy, silver aerial"

   
5.7 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, purple canopy, grey aerial"



5.8 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, green canopy, silver aerial"

 

5.9 - 1975 "Tread sided tyres, green canopy, grey aerial"

 

6 - 1976-79 Corgi Batmobile, black tyres, whizzwheels 12 spoke hubs.
"Batmobile" on the bottom :

Production : 1976-79

6.1 - 1976 "Clear canopy, silver aerial"

 

6.2 - 1976 "Clear canopy, grey aerial, short slot/half-short slot"


6.3 - 1976 "Purple canopy, silver aerial"

 

6.4 - 1976 "Purple canopy, grey aerial, short slot/half-short slot"

 

"National Periodical" on the bottom :

Production : 1976-1979

6.5 - 1976 "Purple canopy, silver aerial"

 

6.6 - 1976 "Purple canopy, grey aerial"

 

6.7 - 1976 "Clear canopy, silver aerial" .

 

6.8 - 1976 "Clear canopy, grey aerial"

 

The windshield was more light blue as opposed to aqua.

6.9 - 1977 "Light blue canopy, short slot, little horn, yellow headlights" (1) (2)

 

6.10 - 1977 "Light blue canopy, short slot/half-short slot, little horn, yellow headlights, JUNIOR Batdoor stickers"

 

 

6.11 - 1979 "Light blue canopy, short slot, little horn,orange headlights"

Little horn indicators
Whizzwheels (type 2)
Short chain cutter slot

 

 

6.12 - 1979 "Light blue canopy, short slot, big horn, orange headlights"

Big horn indicators
Whizzwheels (type 2)
Short chain cutter slot

 

 

6.13 - 1979 "Light blue canopy, long slot, little horn, orange headlights"

Little horn indicators
Whizzwheels (type 2)

Long chain cutter slot

 

 

6.14 - 1979 "Light blue canopy, long slot, big horn, orange headlights"

Big horn indicators
Whizzwheels (type 2)
Long chain cutter slot

 

7 - 1979-83, Corgi Batmobile, black tyres, wide whizzwheels.

Production : 1979-1983

 

7.1 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, short slot/half-short slot, little horn, orange headlights"

Short chain cutter slot & little horn indicator

 

7.2 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, little horn, orange headlights"



7.3 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, short slot/half-short slot, big horn, orange headlights"

Short chain cutter slot & big horn indicator

 

7.4 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, big horn, orange headlights" (1) (2)

Long chain cutter slot & big horn indicator

 

7.5 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, big horn, yellow headlights"

Long chain cutter slot & big horn indicator

 

7.6 - 1979 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, little horn, yellow headlights"

 

7.7 - 1980 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, big horn, red headlights"

red headlight

 

7.8 - 1983 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, Blue dashboard"


7.9 - 1983 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, Batcopter stickers"


7.10 - 1983 "Wide Whizzwheels, long slot, Batcopter stickers, blue dashboard"