Modelo : Mongoose Funny Car
The CIPSA version of the Mongoose Funny Car is a Wave 2 release using the US version of the Mongoose casting.
The paint colors are not found in normal production,
either HK or US and the glass on the CIPSA version is different having a slight tint. The interior and prop assembly are black like the domestic versions.
The wheels are Type 1 capped redlines like all domestic cars. The stickers on the CIPSA Mongoose are similar to the Mongoose II version from 1971. However, they
have Spanish wording and the CIPSA logo where the Mattel logo is normally located.
- Metal Flake Blue
- Metal Flake Green
- Metal Flake Purple
- Orange Enamel
- Medium Caps in front and Large Caps in rear
- Black Interior and Prop assembly
The Mongoose Funny Car was one of the first known CIPSA cars. Like its domestic counterpart, the Funny Car is found with the plastic prop assembly inside and
user applied stickers. Only a few of the more than 30 known examples have good condition stickers, making those very desirable.
The First Known CIPSA Mongoose Funny Car
This fine example was the one of the first known CIPSA cars of any kind in the US. The photo dates to around 2002.
An excellent example of the stickers on the CIPSA Mongoose Funny Car.
Base of the CIPSA Mongoose Funny Car
All examples of the CIPSA Mongoose Funny Car have US bases.
Mongoose Funny Car Paint Colors
The CIPSA Mongoose Funny Car in the four standard Wave 2 colors.
Mongoose Funny Car in Metal Flake Blue
Mongoose Funny Car in Metal Flake Green
Mongoose Funny Car in Metal Flake Purple
Mongoose Funny Car in Orange Enamel
As of 2016 about 30 Mongoose Funny Cars are known. Click on the link to the Mongoose Funny Car Registry to see all known examples of this casting
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