News from the Continent June 2016 – Herpa

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

Here is a selection from the releases during the first quarter of 2016
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028639/038638  Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupe racing yellow / Metallic rhodium silver

 These are new moulds. The visible differences between the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and Carrera 4s are the exhaust system and the wheel rims.


18483-05-2016305730  MAN F8 artic. box truck with walking floor “Deutrans”
 This truck was operated in the GDR with a “push floor” trailer. The vehicle was also temporarily chartered by the IGK Potsdam to transport broken glass. The GDR used these striking orange trucks for intelligence gathering during their tours through West-Europe. The drivers were mostly Stasi-officers (State-Security Officers)
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 305778  Volvo FH GL XL artic. refrigerated box truck “Ralph Davies Ltd.”

 The first model in the livery of the forwarder haulier Ralph Davies from the South of England was released in 1989. This is the welcome addition for all of those collecting models of this carrier.


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305709  DAF XF 105 Euro & SSC articulated box truck “DAF Promotion Truck”

Herpa has released the new DAF XF 105 SSC Euro 6  as a DAF promotional truck with a refrigerated box trailer. The Super Space Cab and the matching trailer feature the original´s multi-coloured design.


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