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V111B - Leyland Victory Mk 2/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - This 'Caltex' Victory Mk 2 was included in the 'Coming Soon' section of the Collector's Model January - June 2000 Catalogue, and was issued in Hong Kong on 8th May 2000. Purchasers of the Hong Kong version had a chance to win the 'Phillipines' liveried Victory (Model No. V107A), of which only two were produced.

The bus Kowloon Motor Bus took delivery of over 500 Leyland Victory Mk 2 buses between May 1979 and February 1983. They were numbered G5-544. G5-G155 featured an external sliding driver's cab door. Later batches featured an internal sliding driver's cab door.  G346-543 saw the removal of the radiator filler cap just below the windscreen and a deeper windscreen than the earlier batches. G263 was first registered on 5th January 1981.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Collector's Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Leyland Victory Mk 2
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander CB
 Prototype length  9.7 metre
 Fleet number  G263 
 Registration number  CK4013
 Route number  53
 Destination  Tsuen Wan Ferry
 Quantity (total)  1,000
 
Hong Kong
UK
 Quantities (if known)
 500
500
 Date released
 8th May 2000 
30th Jun 2000

 
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