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Mercedes-Benz Arocs 6x4 Meiller Tipper - Orange

Maker:  NZG
Model No:  923/65
Scale:  1:50
Review Date:  January 2015

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Mercedes-Benz Arocs Tippers Video  [Youku Video]
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NZG windowed box.
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Smart wheels.
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Running empty.
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Detail behind the cab.
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Moderate tipping angle.
Good looking truck.
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This model is a Meiller tipper mounted on a Mercedes-Benz Arocs 6x4 chassis. 

The Arocs was announced by Mercedes-Benz in 2013 and is their truck aimed at the construction sector.


The model comes in an NZG branded box with a window. 

There were no defects or missing parts on the review model.

There is no information about the real machine, and as the model is complete out of the box, there are no instructions provided.


This is a heavy model with a relatively low plastic content.  Underneath, the chassis is fully detailed in metal with only the steering linkage being functionally modelled.  The tyres have a decent tread pattern and are the same on all wheels.

The cab has horns and an aerial on the roof, and another small aerial and a plastic grab rail on the driver's side.  The door mirrors have some texture and the distinctive Arocs grille is modelled with a realistic appearance.  There is a dummy NZG number plate front and rear.  There are some tiny Mercedes-Benz graphics which are fairly sharp.

Inside the cab, the seats have arm rests and there is the Mercedes-Benz logo on the steering wheel.

Behind the cab the exhaust and intakes are modelled in plastic.  The wheel arches are metal throughout and the light bar at the rear has nice plastic lenses.

The Meiller tipper body is metal with a single stage hydraulic ram. The mechanisms for the opening sides are modelled but are not functional.


The truck rolls well and the steering can be posed to a very good angle.

The tipper body raises to a moderate angle. 

The tailgate opens but is not free-swinging.


It is well made model with a high metal content. 

The paint and graphics are very good.


It is reasonable value.


This is another good quality Arocs tipper model and the orange colour is striking.  It would have been nicer still if the tipping angle was greater, and if the cab was tilting.


The Arocs model first appeared in prototype at the Nuremberg Toy Fair 2014. 
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Distinctive Arocs grille.
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Profile view.
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Metal chassis.
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Roof light in the cab is see-through.
Being loaded.