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B13767 - Guy Arab Mk V/Alexander
China Motor Bus
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The model - ABC Models released two models based on this casting in late 2000 and almost 13 years later, Best Choose released this model.  

The busChina Motor Bus was the largest operator of the Guy Arab chassis, and when their original bodies (single and double-deck) came to the end of their lives, the company decided to rebody 150 of them with kits from Walter Alexander. These were rebuilt between 1979 and 1985 and the new bodies had the appearance of a full-front buses, simialr to that of the Leyland Victory Mk 2. They received the fleet numbers LX201-350.

 

 Manufacturer of model  Best Choose
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Guy Arab Mk V
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  9.6 metre
 Fleet number  LX231
 Registration number  BV9863
 Route number  1
 Destination  Central
 Quantity  1,000
 Date released - Hong Kong  July 2013


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