Articles tagged Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Page 40 of April 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, April 1967

Miniatures News

Lesney's February release consisted of three commercial vehicle miniatures, a Scammell Contractor 6x4 prime mover with pipe-truck body in the " Matchbox " King Size series, No. K-10, eight inches long, the scale being 69 :1. This impressive vehicle costs 8s. 11d. Then there were the " Matchbox " series No. 49, a fine little replica of the fascinating four-wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz Unimog cross-...

Page 23 of February 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, February 1970

Miniatures news

THE Corgi Toys range of heavy commercial vehicles has been augmented by Corgi Major model No. 1147 which is a miniature of a Scammell Handyman M 3 tractor unit with articulated trailer, of the kind found on the International freight routes operating the "Ferrymasters" heavy haulage service. The model is 9,f in. in length and is well-detailed, with removable tilt over the platform trailer body and...

Page 22 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1970

Miniatures news

The latest Corgi offerings are a replica of the Iso Grifo coupe, faithfully reproducing its styling, including the four headlamps recessed in the nose of this 7-litre Chevrolet Corvette-powered Bertone fastback, the claimed maximum speed of which is 180 m.p.h.; the low-friction wheels of the 4-in.-long miniature enable it to exceed this in scale speed, say Mettoy-Playcraft, and it is complete...

Page 39 of April 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 1967

Cars in books

Some time ago I referred in this feature to a rare book by Toby Rawlinson about his experiences as a member of the R.A.C. Corps in France during the First World War. I did not think it likely that another book of this kind had been published, until Mr. A. E. Sharp of Ealing kindly sent me a copy of " From Mons to Ypres with French," by Frederic Coleman (Sampson Low, 1916). This is a similar book...

Page 59 of December 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, December 1972

The Welsh Hill Rally

(October 21st/22nd) The first Welsh Hill Rally, primarily for 4 x 4 vehicles, took place in May last year, sponsored by Senior Service, who repeated it in September with an International event on the same lines, i.e. with difficult observed sections which were timed as well as having to be "cleaned", as distinct from the excellent but more trials-pattern events organised by the All Wheel Drive...

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