CMC M-164 Mercedes-Benz LKW Renntransporter LO 2750 + W25 T-Car CMC Bundle Scale 1:18
Mercedes-Benz amassed dominant victories with its Silver Arrows in the racing of the 1930s. Public attention tended to focus on the winning cars afterwards: Types W25, W125, W154 and W165. But a no less significant role was played by the racing-car transporters, which carried renowned Silver Arrows to the race tracks all over Europe safe and sound.
In the process, they created an indelible image of brand excellence and commitment to competition. For transporting racing cars, Mercedes-Benz had a 2.75-ton truck of the type LO 2750 readily available — produced by its own factory in Gaggenau. With a low-lying floor and a low loading-platform, the vehicle was a nice fit for the task of loading and unloading Silver Arrows.
A reliable and economical 4-cylinder diesel engine with an output of 65 hp facilitated a safe and punctual transport to the race tracks. Soon, painted in an iconic Mercedes blue with the lettering “Mercedes-Benz Rennabteilung” at its tail, the truck became an integral part of the factory transport-and-supply chain. The racing scene was no longer imaginable without them.
The LO 2750 Transporter fleet often returned to Stuttgart as celebrated winners. With the tarpaulin removed and the side boards and tailgate let down, the loaded victorious cars were displayed for the local crowds to see. Because of the significance of these pre-war Silver-Arrow transporters, CMC decided to honour their memory in the form of an authentic high-end model despite the challenges that came with it.
With this limited set, we're introducing a Mercedes-Benz LO 2750 Racecar Truck with wagon number #2 and a Grand Prix training version of the Mercedes-Benz W25 Silver Arrow marked with a "T" instead of the starting number.
Neither of the two models that comprise this set is available separately from the bundled M-164, which is limited to 1000 pcs only worldwide.
-Hand-crafted metal precision model built from 2,365 single parts, of which 1,991 parts use metals
-True-to-the-original loading bed and tarpaulin cover, made of a variety of materials: metal, wood, textile, brass and leather
-Metal furnishings on the side boards and tailgate
-The loading bed is constructed to transport every type of the CMC-Mercedes pre-war-Silver-Arrow models
-Highly detailed 4-cylinder diesel engine, complete with all aggregates, pipes and cabling
-Detachable three-part bonnet with spring-loaded locking hooks
-Hand-crafted stainless-steel cooler with a Mercedes-Star filler cap that unscrews (caution needed, risk of breakage, observe operating instructions)
-Beautifully-replicated driver’s cab with a movable hand-brake lever and hinged windscreen. Seats are upholstered in real leather, and the bench cushion is removable.
-Openable doors and functional direction indicator (winker)
-Sideboards and tailgate can be folded down; both are made of real wood
-Detachable loading ramps and affixed rails are made of metal
-Metal framework with wood-plank support for the tarpaulin
-Foldable tarpaulin made of textile with brass eyelets and leather straps
-2 detachable spare wheels under the loading bed
-2 openable tool boxes, mounted left on the frame
-Large diesel-tank made of metal with a functional filler neck cap
-Front and rear axles made of metal
-Detailed underbody that displays hand-brake linkage and hydraulic piping
-Two-tone paintwork with tampon-printed lettering
-4 wheel stoppers to keep the loaded car in place
-4 cable ropes with adjustable turnbuckles to fasten the loaded car
Technical Data (Original Vehicle)
-4-cylinder diesel engine OM65 with Bosch injection pump & MB precombustion
-Cylinder housing and crankcase cast in one block
-Cylinder heads combined in pairs
-Rigid steel frame
-Strong semi-elliptic leaf-springs front/rear
-Hydraulic four-wheel brake
-Spacious driver’s cab, designed for 3 persons
• Bore x stroke: 110 x 130 mm
• Displacement: 4,939 cc
• Output: 65 hp at 2,000 rpm
• Track front / rear: 1,715 / 1,605 mm
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To ensure costs are minimised the furniture is typically delivered by the driver who may require assistance with heavy items. Furniture deliveries are to the ground floor of your building. Shipping of furniture may take 5-12 business days depending on your location in Australia. Please ensure you provide a contact phone number for the driver to make delivery arrangements.
Please Note: Delivery to rural areas may incur a delivery charge
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY ORDER? Australia - 7-14 Business days (in most cases a lot faster) We Print To Order.
New Zealand -8-15 Business days (in most cases a lot faster) All Other Countries -14 Business Days (No more than 28 Days in remote areas)
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