MB 1625 van Roskopf

MB 1625 van

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Roskopf 712

Type

Mercedes-Benz 1625 van

Faded box, paint poorly applied on the cab. Many moulding burrs. At the rear, the body is not properly glued to the chassis and is more than a millimetre apart. Opening tailgate.

Miniatures presented in Loco-Revue:

  • No. 390 of January 1978: MB 1632 (similar cab) Kibri ref. 10021 “tridem” (3-axle) semi-trailer.
  • No. 521 of December 1989: MB 1625 Herpa Car Transport.

Modifications

Case glued correctly; mirrors mounted; headlights silvered; rear lights painted red; wipers painted black; axles shortened to 24 mm to reduce the clearance.

According to Roskopf, the MB 1625 has a power of 250 hp (184 kW) and a total weight in charge of 16 t. According to the blog de magnum31gb, its cab would have appeared around 1973.

Documents:

MB 1625 van RoskopfMB 1625 van Roskopf

MB 1625 van

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