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Atlas Editions Military Vehicles 7895-001
BMW R75 Motorcycle w/Sidecar Diecast Model
German Army DAK, North Africa

1:24 Scale   Length   Width
BMW R75 Motorcycle w/Sidecar   4"   2.5"

The BMW R75 is a World War II-era motorcycle and sidecar combination produced by the German company BMW. In the 1930s BMW were producing a number of popular and highly effective motorcycles. In 1938 development of the R75 started in response to a request from the German Army. The third side-car wheel was driven with an axle connected to the rear wheel of the motorcycle. These were fitted with a locking differential and selectable road and off-road gear ratios through which all four and reverse gears worked. This made the R75 highly manoeuvrable and capable of negotiating most surfaces. The success and reliability of the shaft-driven R75 during the war led to the US Army requesting that Harley-Davidson produce a similar shaft-driven cycle for American troops. This led to Harley producing their first ever shaft-driven model, the Harley-Davidson XA, which was a near duplicate of the R75.

BMW R75 Motorcycle w/Sidecar

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Atlas Editions Military Vehicles

The Atlas Editions "Military Vehicles" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military vehicles.

Atlas Editions "Military Vehicles" diecast vehicles feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Rotating turret, elevating cannon and accurate hull.
  • Painted, fitted, non-moving tracks on detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.

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