The 1998 Hess Toy Truck Recreation Van with Dune Buggy and Motorcycle is one of the Hess toy truck collection that has been longed for by children, collected by all ages, and become a traditional gift during holidays for more than four decades now. It was one of the toy products that became famous in the toy industry. Leon Hess was the founder of this successful toy line that made its way into the global toy market. The prices are affordable and the Hess trucks are great gifts especially for children during holiday season. The Hess company has been putting out Hess Trucks since it commenced its first model in 1964.
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Not just a toy, Hess Toy Trucks are collected by avid toy cars collectors as having one of the most classical yet innovative and revolutionary styles, features and designs. The Hess company has never failed to make toy products with high quality and fun features that any child and/or collectors will enjoy.
The 1998 Hess Toy truck model is a Recreational Van which amazingly comes with both a Dune Buggy and a Motorcycle that can ramp inside and out. It has the attractive and clean colors of white and green, which have long been associated with the Hess Toy Trucks. The recreation van has working headlights as well as working tail lights. These lights are probably one of the features that children really enjoy.
The dune buggy and motorcycle also have working head lights, as well as working tail lights.. Both the dune buggy and the motorcyle are small enough to fit right into the recreation van. Both can run via friction-powered motors. The dune buggy has a roll bar, chrome-type bumper, and molded internal parts that make it very cool. The motorcycle can perform wheelies which is a first-time feature. The motorcycle also includes its driver that’s in the position of speeding up. The van door has an opening that serves as ramps for the motorcycle, while for Dune Buggy; a ramp is release after the door is opened up. A pop-click button is present to open the doors for the Dune Buggy and Motorcycle.
The size of 1998 Hess Toy Truck is 12 inches in length, and 5 inches for both width and height. It can also be place on a table or collection area without consuming too much space. The design is perfect for the imagination of children as they see themselves being a rider of such a well-featured recreation van.
As stated above, Leon Hess always wanted his Hess Toy Trucks to be affordable, and the company has continued with that same motto. Children and car collectors alike can enjoy these true-to-life replicas of vehicles!