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Scania R Highline + Broshuis 4-axle Trailer - Gruber

Maker:  WSI
Model No:  01-3153
Scale:  1:50
Review Date:  October 2020

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Features   (max 20) 17
Quality   (max 25) 21
Price   (max 15) 11
Overall   (max 100) 82%


Scania R Highline + Broshuis 4-axle Trailer - Gruber Video. [Youku Video]
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The box.
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Attractive Gruber colour scheme.
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Detailed grille.
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Engine under the cab.
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Extended deck.
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Heavy crane sections.
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Rear width markers are a little loose fitting.
Loading equipment.
Liebherr ballast blocks on board.
Deck width extensions and posts can be fitted.

This is a model of a Scania R Highline 6x4 tractor with a Broshuis 4-axle semi low loader. 

It is in the colours of the Italian logistics company 


The model comes in a WSI Models branded box with a window, and it is held between plastic formers. 

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

There are quite a few parts supplied for the trailer, but no instructions.


The tractor is a Scania R Highline CR20H 6x4 unit.  It has a very detailed chassis, with the suspension and transmission modelled.  The wheel hubs are particularly nice, and there are different tyre tread patterns on the driven and non-driven axles. 

The cab has the distinctive Gruber colour scheme, with black door mirrors.  There is a fleet number and realistic number plate.  There are beacon lights on the roof.  Behind the cab, there are coiled lines, with the Scania name embossed in the rear wall.  There is a fire extinguisher box and ladder also.  The rear lights have lenses and the mud flaps have Scania printing.

The trailer is highly detailed.  Underneath, the structure of the trailer is modelled well, with the axles having the suspension fully represented, and there are hoses running to each wheel.  At the front there are a couple of landing legs.  Rear legs for the loading ramps are modelled but are not functional.

The surface of the trailer is very good with the screw holes modelled in the replica timber deck.  Details on the trailer include some 'micro' graphics on the gooseneck. 

The gooseneck has storage side boards and a spare wheel.

The trailer width can be extended with boards and there are also parts for securing a container, and there is a support beam and a pack of deck posts supplied.

Separate ramps are provided for accessing the trailer at the rear end, and plates for accessing the gooseneck.

A pair of width markers loosely attach at the rear end of the trailer if required, and a couple of pull-out ones are stowed under the gooseneck.


The Scania has a steerable axle with some movement.  The model rolls nicely.

Under the tilting cab is a nice engine with coloured components.

The trailer has plenty of features.  All the axles have effective working suspension with good movement, and the rear two axles are linked with self-steering and can adopt a reasonable angle. 

At the front the landing legs can be screwed down, and the marker boards stowed under the gooseneck can be slid into position. 

The trailer bed can be extended to almost double its length.  For wider loads the trailer has a load floor width adjustment and this works with tiny extension beams which can be pulled out and then replica timber beams can be laid between them.

Other configuration options are provided by the gooseneck storage.  Locks for attaching shipping containers are also supplied, as is a transverse support beam.

Loading plates for the gooseneck and rear loading ramps are also included.


This is a high quality truck model from WSI with a high metal content.

The paintwork and graphics are excellent.


The model is reasonable value as a limited edition.


This limited edition model is an excellent combination of detail and functionality.  It looks nice in the Gruber colour scheme.


The model appeared in September 2020. 

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On the road.
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The parts.
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Detailed chassis.
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Scania name on the back of the cab.
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Detailed chassis.
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Loaded with road building machinery.
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Moderate steering.
Beam provides level loading.
Large container can be carried.