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GM New Look Bus Model, Santa Monica #2525- Rapido 703062

GM New Look Bus Model, Santa Monica #2525- Rapido 703062 - click to enlarge
GM New Look Bus Model, Santa Monica #2525- Rapido 703062 - click to enlarge

Item No. RT-703062
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Rapido Trains Inc.

GM TDH-5303 New Look “Fishbowl” Transit Bus – Santa Monica Intercity Bus Lines #2525, destination sign: 33 Downtown via Freeway

1:87 (HO) Scale Model (standard).  Approximate Length: 5.5"

The GM New Look Transit Bus (nicknamed "Fishbowl" for its six-piece rounded windshield) was introduced in 1959. Production in the U.S. ended in 1977, when it was replaced by the RTS bus but continued in Canada until 1986. A total of 44,484 New Look buses were produced, of which 33,413 were built in the U.S. and 11,071 were built in Canada. The New Look's high production numbers and long service career made it the iconic North American transit bus.

Rapido Trains is a manufacturer of highly detailed trains and accessories. Rapido’s models are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original vehicle.

This model of a Rapido GM New Look transit bus features:

  • Fully assembled and painted
  • Designed from a 3D scan of a real GM New Look Bus
  • Seats with seatback handrails and grooved flooring
  • Separate farebox and steering wheel parts installed
  • Rear exit door in either 2 or 4-window variants (as appropriate)
  • Era-correct rear engine door
  • Historically accurate paint scheme and markings
  • Rolling wheels with rubber tires
  • Pre-installed route destination signs for added realism
  • Window box

  • Category: Buses

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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