Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 212.
Model: Comes with a Delta electronic circuit. 2 axles powered. 4 traction tires. Metal frame. Length over buffers 14.1 cm / 5-1/2*.
In 1958 the German Federal Railroad (DB) first placed the V 100 general purpose diesel hydraulic locomotive into service These units had a power rating of 1,100 horsepower. Starting in 1962 a more powerful version with 1,350 horsepower was delivered. These locomotives have a length over the buffers of 12.3 meters or 40 feet 4-7/16 inches and reach a maximum speed of 100 km/h or 63 mph. The first production series, the V 100.10, has been designated the class 211 since 1968, and the second series, the V 100.20, is the class 212.