Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) double diesel locomotive, road number V 188 001 a/b in a crimson paint scheme of Era IIIb. Converted version with Maybach motors without roof extensions. 4 sand boxes included per side and locomotive half. Exhaust for Webasto equipment in a mushroom shape. Based at Gemünden/Main.
Model: This locomotive is completely new tooling, and the frames and bodies are constructed mostly of metal. Both locomotive halves are motorized, all axles powered respectively. The locomotive has motors with a bell-shaped armature. The two locomotives are permanently coupled together by a coupling drawbar. The headlights / marker lights change over with the direction of travel 3 each warm white / 2 each red with maintenance-free LEDs. The engine room is lighted and has interior details indicated. The locomotive has a high level of detailing with a fine, extensive paint scheme and lettering. Length over the buffers approximately 103 mm / 4-1/16".
The 88150 diesel locomotive is being produced in a one-time series exclusively for Insider Club members.