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80871 - Ankai HFF6110GS-2
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The model - a surprise release on 10th May 2012, with no previous announcements, is this Big Bus Ankai. Issued at the same time as the UK version (80871A), this model is limited to 1,500 pieces. This version appears to represent the proptotype more accurately than the UK version.

The bus - this bus was the first Chinese built double-decker to enter service in Hong Kong. It was also the first new open-topper to operate in Hong Kong. Built by Anhui Ankai Automobile Limited Company for Big Bus Hong Kong, it arrived in late November 2009 and received the registration FX5737. Three further examples arrived during 2010.

 
 Manufacturer of model  80M Bus Model Shop
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Ankai Automobile HFF6110GS-2
 Prototype bodywork  -
 Prototype length  11 metre
 Fleet number  9
 Registration number  FX5737
 Route number  -
 Destination  Hong Kong Route
 Quantity  1,500
 Date released - Hong Kong  10th May 2012 

 
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