By Hans-Georg Schmitt
All photographs by, and copyright of, the Manufacturer.
The releases from Busch, and allied brands, expected by the end of September are shown below. All models are moulded for Germany to 1:87 scale.
The pleasing shaped 170V was first presented to the public in February 1936 during the 26th International Automobile and Motorcycle Exhibition (IAMA) in Berlin.
41448 Mercedes-Benz 170V Cabrio limousine – two-tone green/cream
Cadillac 66 Saloon
42958 Cadillac 66 Saloon “Metallica” – silver
42960 Cadillac 66 saloon “Metallica” – blue metallic
Toyota Land Cruiser Crawler
This special power train has been in use for 15 years and has even passed strict military tests.
Mercedes-Benz 300 Landaulet
44807 Mercedes-Benz 300 State Landaulet
Only three of this type of body were built. This was in the early 1950s and they users were the German Federal Public for state occasions, the Pope for his tours, and an Arab State.
Chevrolet Bel Air
More variations upon the old Revell-Monogram 1957 Chevy moulding bought by Busch.
45045 Chevrolet Bel Air Saloon 1957 “Metallica” – grey metallic
Chevrolet Bel Air Saloon 1957 “Metallica” – red metallic
Another long running moulding in the Busch range. Here with custom wheels and a metallic paint job.
45118 Cadillac Eldorado Cabriolet, open, “Metallica” – brown metallic
45119 Cadillac Eldorado Cabrioet, open, “Metallica” – green metallic
The Ford Probe 24V was made from Summer 1988 to Autumn 1997 in Flat Rock, Michigan, USA. It was imported into Europe too though it was never a strong seller.
47413 Ford Probe 24V “Metallica” silver
47414 Ford Probe 24V “Metallica” red
47420 Ford Probe 24V “Sport” blue
In the livery of the German motor rescue outfit.
48546 Mercedes-Benz M-Class facelift “ADAC”
Land Rover Defender
Caribinieri are a special Police Force unit in Italy.
This vehicle is equipped for rescue activities. The Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft e.V. (DLRG) is the German Life Saving Group and is the biggest such organisation in the world.
50712 Smart Fortwo Coupe 2014 “German Police”
Mercedes-Benz V and G Class
Many public services represented here. From the Fire Brigade to the Emergency Doctor Service and the Technical Assistance Service.
51169 Mercedes-Benz V-Class “Fire Brigade of Karlstein
51460 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 2008 THW
EsPeWe IFA W50
The TLF16 appliance went into production in 1985 based upon the 4×4 chassis of the IFA W50.