Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class V 188 heavy double diesel electric locomotive. Version in a crimson basic paint scheme. Road number V 188 002 a/b. The locomotive looks as it did around 1964.Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. Both locomotives have a motor. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The two locomotives are permanently coupled together. Length over the buffers 25.8 cm / 10-1/8".This model is being produced in a one-time series only for the Märklin Dealer Initiative (MHI). 5th and last locomotive of a series of 5 locomotives with authentic weathering.