Search Impex announce new DAF XF truck model with Ken Williams Livery

28 June 2024
Derbyshire based promotional model trucks specialist, Search Impex, has announced the upcoming release of a 1/50 scale DAF XF 530 Space cap MY2017 (6x2) heavy recovery truck, customised in the livery of Welsh operator, Ken Williams Recovery.

Any model collector that would like to get their hands on one of these new models will need to be fast as the model is being produced exclusively for Search Impex by WSI Collectibles as a certified Limited Edition with a run of 125 pieces. Model collectors are advised to register their interest with Search Impex as soon as possible and provide their contact details. The new model truck is expected to be priced at around £169 each (including UK delivery and VAT). 

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The new 1/50 DAF XF model

The new DAF XF model comes embellished with Prince of Wales Feathers and the Welsh flag as well as a personalised number plate KW21 TOM which is a reference to Tom, the driver. Like its real-life counterpart, the diecast model will be finished in Ken Williams’ distinctive livery, complete with all the requisite trimmings and will make an attractive addition to any model truck collection! 

Above: The new model will be a 1/50 scale DAF XF 530 Space cap MY2017 (6x2) heavy recovery truck and will be customised in the livery of Welsh Operator, Ken Williams Recovery 

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Who are Ken Williams Recovery? 

Ken Williams Recovery provides high quality vehicle breakdown and recovery services across South and West Wales and has been operating for around 40 years. The company’s diverse range of more than 50 recovery vehicles means they can provide services for a range of vehicles and handle more than 15,000 recoveries each year. Ken Williams specialise in heavy recovery (particularly buses and coaches) and their fleet of heavy recovery units are on call 24 hours a day to assist with any eventuality. Throughout its history, the company have been associated with its history for heavy winching recovery, are well known for this specialisation and they also operate a number of heavy off road winching units. 

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Ken Williams recovery vehicles will already be a familiar sight to many people on the roads of South and West Wales, with their instantly recognisable two tone green and red livery, which the company are incredibly proud of. The DAF XF, which the new model is based on, is one of the latest additions to the fleet.