1:50th Scale Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel & Lube Body

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel Lube Body

Presented here is an Elliot fuel and lube body mounted to a Peterbilt 357 chassis. The model is of die-cast metal construction and features a host of details found on the real truck. The engine cover opens forward to reveal the fully detailed engine bay inside and the radiator is visible through the etched front grill.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel Lube Body

The cab doors open to reveal a detailed interior and metal wing mirrors, supplied in the box are fitted to the cab frame. The battery compartment features a removable cover revealing the batteries inside while the opposite side has a chrome fuel tank and exhaust stack.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel Lube Body

The cab roof has a number of holes where the metal air horns need to be fitted. There are also warning beacons and lights fitted to the roof. The diecast metal wheels are fitted with rubber tyres complete with authentic tread pattern and the front wheels are steerable with fenders that extend over the wheels and have flexible rubber mud flaps.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel Lube Body

The Elliot body features five opening tool and equipment storage areas with fold down access ladder on one side and an electrical generator system fitted on the other. The large fuel tank features an opening cap and lifting eye along with side facing work lights.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel Lube Body

The rear of the model features an opening roll up door which is very smooth opening revealing a host of hose reels, complete with dispensing nozzles and pipe detail. There are also rear facing work lights and rear mounted warning beacons and flexible rubber mud guards with the Elliot logo marked in white.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel/Lube Body

The paint finish is second to none and all hazard warning markings have been authentically reproduced along with the addition of fire extinguishers on both sides and Peterbilt logo's on the bonnet.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel/Lube Body

This is one of the most detailed truck models available and shows what can be achieved in 1:50th scale diecast. The model is supplied with a booklet detailing the Elliot range of bodies and information on the company.

Peterbilt 357 with Elliot Fuel/Lube Body

There are six versions of the model including three company coloured versions and three standard colour versions consisting of Red (Limited to 400), White (Limited to 500) and Yellow (Shown here and limited to only 300). The orange Kokosing version is limited to 300 while the Americal Asphalt (White) and Walsh (White) company liveried versions are limited to only 250 pieces each. The model was released in October 2007.