|The model - this model was not a general release, instead being a prize in a social
media competition organised by Asiaray in December 2021. The
company asked participants to submit photographs featuring, I
understand, the company's Christmas advertising campaign. The
owners of the photographs with the most 'likes' were rewarded with the
prize of this 1/76 scale model. I believe a total of 40 model prizes
November 2012, Alexander Dennis unveiled its 'new-generation',
three-axle Enviro500 double deck, and announced advance orders for
more than 530. The stylish, new-look vehicle is lighter, more
fuel-efficient and can carry 90 seated passengers. It is designed
specifically for the Asia Pacific market with all of Hong Kong's
franchised operators taking significant orders.
Motor Bus received 802 such examples, allocating them to the
ATENU class and becoming the company's largest ever vehicle type.
ATENU1 was first registered on 23rd April 2013 and ATENU802 being
registered on 23rd November 2015. Subsequent deliveries were of the
'facelift' version, although still carrying the ATENU classification.