Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218 diesel hydraulic locomotive. Crimson paint scheme. B-B wheel arrangement. The locomotive looks as it did in Era IV.
Model: This is an Era IV version with a motor with a bell-shaped armature. The buffer plates have been prototypically enlarged. Both trucks and all axles are powered. Triple headlights and dual marker lights with warm white/red LEDs change over with the direction of travel. The locomotive has dark nickel-plated wheel treads. Length over the buffers 75 mm / 2-15/16".
One-time production for the Märklin Dealer Initiative (MHI).
Motive power to go with the 87189 car set.