News from the Continent June/July 2016 – Herpa

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

 

Here is a selection of releases from the first half of 2016

BMW M4 Coupe M Design (4)

071246 BMW M4 Coupe “M-Design”

The miniature is accurately shaped. The body is painted in white with the striking BMW M-stripes and the typical, finely cast wheels. The detailed brake shoes and carbon roof show the high standard of finish.

Bonnet and boot can be opened, a detailed engine is fitted and a well detailed baseplate.


Wartburg 353 NVA (2)

092487 Wartburg 353 1985 “NVA”

Chlorbuna was the name of the typical matt green of vehicles used by the National Peoples Army of the former GDR. The model appears in this colour fitted with authentic lightbar on the roof and the National emblems on the front doors.


Scania R 09 6x2 Tractor (1)

110792 Scania R´09 6×2 rigid tractor “Coles and Sons”

Images of Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe adorn the new Scania R topline rigid tractor of the freight handler Coles and Sons from Great Britain. The blue Scania is equipped with a light box and is released in a high-quality showcase box.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2013 (2)

092531 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2013 Bus with high roof “Postbus”

As well as using coaches for long-distance lines the brand “Postbus” operates this new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for local traffic.


Mercedes-Benz Actros Gigaspace (1)

306003 Mercedes-Benz Actros Gigaspace artic. box-truck “Brian Yardley GB”

Another promotional model for Brian Yardley. This time a Mercedes-Benz Actros lowliner with a box trailer used for events haulage. This follows an earlier Volvo for the same firm.


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