- Corgi's original intentions were to allocate product codes 43211 and
43212 for two Long Win Bus models, these representing two 11 metre vehicles,
which had received experimental liveries. Corgi had already issued
a standard liveried model (see 43208).
This model is a pre-production example of
what was planned to be 43212. This model was scheduled for release in June
1998, but owing to problems, believed to be related to licensing problems
from Long Win Bus, it was never released.
The product number 43212
was eventually used for the second of three New World First Bus Volvo Olympians.
- KMB loaned 5 Volvo Olympian 11 metre air-conditioned buses (fleet nos.
AV238-AV242) to Long Win Bus, prior to the arrival of their Dennis Tridents.
Two of these received experimental Airbus liveries, of white/orange/red
and white/red. This model carries the former and is based on AV239 (reg.