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