Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Apümh 121 open seating car. 1st class with three seats per row. Special design for TEE service, version with steep roof ends. Example: "Rheinpfeil" of 1971.
Model: The car has the new, longer length. Minimum radius for operation 360 mm / 14-3/16". It has underbody details with skirting specific to this type of car. The trucks have brake shoes, magnetic rail brakes, and a separately applied generator. The car is ready for installation of 7319 current-conducting couplings or 72020/72021 current-conducting couplers, the 73406 pickup shoe, the 73400 lighting kit (2 each), and the 73407 marker light kit. Length over the buffers 28.2 cm / 11-1/8". DC wheel set 4 x 70 05 80.
The 43855 and 43865 TEE cars in red/beige can be added to the 26540 TEE train "Rheinpfeil" from the 1970s to make a train of prototypical length.