News from the Continent Oct/Nov 2016 – Wiking

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

Wiking Releases October 2016 – New Items


All pictures are supplied by Wiking and show their models moulded in plastic for Germany.

1:87 scale
18845-wiking-0479-010479 01 Büssing 12.000 flatbed lorry

18846-wiking-0788-010788 01 Volkswagen T1a delivery van

18847-wiking-0228-010228 01 Volvo Amazon

18848-wiking-0788-020788 02 Volkswagen T1a Bus

18849-wiking-0861-380861 38 Henschel HS 100 Fire brigade-heavy rescue vehicle

18850-wiking-0681-490681 49 Mercedes-Benz Aroc/Liebherr transport concrete mixer

18851-wiking-0679-050679 05 MAN TGS Euro 6 Skip lorry

18852-wiking-0536-040536 04 MAN TGS Euro 6 articulated tank truck

18853-wiking-0590-020590 02 Culemeyer wagon carrier trailer with MAN tractor

1:160 scale

18854-wiking-0934-040934 04 Mercedes-Benz G-Model Fire brigade

Upgraded models

1:87 scale
18855-wiking-0317-040317 04 Volkswagen T1b Samba-Bus

18856-wiking-0388-380388 38 Agricultural trailer

18857-wiking-0898-040898 04 Ruthemeyer road roller

18858-wiking-0163-010163 01 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

18859-wiking-0795-050795 05 Volkswagen Beetle 1303 “Yellow-black racer”

18860-wiking-0220-020220 02 Mercedes-Benz 180 Ponton saloon

18861-wiking-0864-400864 40 Volkswagen T3 bus “German Police”

18862-wiking-0842-010842 01 Mercedes-Benz L 2500 Platform tractor-trailer combination

18863-wiking-0990-90_00 18863-wiking-099090_01 18863-wiking-099090_02 18863-wiking-099090_03 18863-wiking-099090_040990 90 Set “old Wiking brand names”
1:160 scale
18864-wiking-095138_000951 38 Lanz Bulldog tractor

Finally the Wiking Magazine for 2016


The Magazine contains:

  • background information on the street scenes of Friedrich Peltzer
  • The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class and it’s model
  • The Fuchs F 301 excavator
  • Why Faller used Wiking models for their advertising and brochure shots
  • All the Wiking models made in 2015
  • The story of the Wiking company history and a look forwards to the 85th anniversary celebration on 29th April 2017 in the Wiking museum in Lüdenscheid

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