As of the Carrera Panamericana in 1952, Mercedes-Benz started to take part again in international racing events. In 1954, the
Stuttgart-based company then re-entered the Grand Prix circus and was successful at its very first start at the French Grand Prix with
a one-two victory by Juan Manuel Fangio and Karl Kling. In order to be able to transport the W196 and 300 SLR racing cars to the
respective race tracks — along with the Mercedes-Benz racing division’s huge amount of equipment — a large racing division fleet was
maintained. One of these special vehicles was the Mercedes-Benz O3500 on the basis of the O3500 omnibus, on which our Schuco model, at
a scale of 1:43, is derived. No less than three examples of this vehicle belonged to the racing division.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

  • Period: Historic
  • Material: Resin
  • Model brand: Mercedes-Benz
  • Scale: 1:43

MB O3500 Rennabteilung 1:43

  • Article number: 450909400
  • Age recommendation: from 14 years
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