Siku Super Series

Replacing the V Series in the mid 80's the Siku Super Series of today has become the primary collection in the whole range, made slightly smaller but with no specified scale in mind. Each model in the Super Series is packaged in a blister packet consisting of a plastic molded window perfectly shaped to the model design and a flat cardboard backing. Each one displays the Siku logo, model number on the top left corner and all the necessary safety and legal marks detailed on the back.

Well the Siku Super Series is widely recognised as 1:72 scale, it's not officially announced as so by Siku, but to distinguish the range from their whole collection, they do match up to a near perfect 1:72 scale and therefore this makes it easier from the buyer's point of view. Well the Super Series offers less detail than the 1:87 range, but equally well built models, you'll find Siku produced their own line of vehicles designed to their own modifications with no special licenses required.

Siku Super Agriculture

Agriculture

As the most popular selection in the whole range, Siku Super Agriculture extends to 20 farm models in the series ranging from toy tractors to farm trailers that connect with a hitch with additional farm vehicles including utility vehicles and combine available. Apart from there own design in the range, Siku produce a selection of their Super Series Agriculture vehicles from major manufacturers such as John Deere, Fendt, Claas and Massey Ferguson.

Siku Super Buses

Bus & Rail

Siku's Bus and Rail models once again includes 20 toy in the series including all sorts of city and travel buses to trams and trains branding a company logo they represent. Unlike the usual toy trains and trams needing a rail to move, Siku produce their models that work just as well on the floor with no limits. Although the Bus & Rail selection from Siku do vary in size and not just limited to 1:72, so you can expect to find 1:87 scale and even smaller but they do match up to a close size.

Hobby & Leisure

Siku Super Hobby

Well only 6 models are including in the Camping & Leisure category, they are certainly not without great play value with each one providing the ability to excite and extend play in other categories. Most vehicles do come with a matching trailer but for any horse lover you'll find a Jeep with a horse box, or a horse trailer as a stand alone product. These models compliment your farm vehicles range well going back and forth from the farmyard to the stables.

Siku Super Construction

Cranes & Roadwork's

Listed on the Siku website under 2 separate categories we can't help think both the Cranes and Road Works vehicles range should come in one category, simply called Construction vehicles. Under the Cranes category you have 2 Super Cranes with additional 7 construction vehicles presented under Roadwork's. Each model include functioning parts with a few of the vehicles produced under license from major construction vehicle manufacturers.

Siku Super Emergency Services

Emergency Services & Police

Siku's Super Police and Emergency Rescue range includes a total of 35 models, making them one of the most popular range in the Series. The Police collection includes a total of 17 toy police cars and vehicles with the Emergency Rescue range offering 15 models. From NYPD to German and Worldwide police forces, they are all included in the selection. Emergency Rescue include a whole selection of vehicles from airport fire trucks to city fire rescue and helicopters.

Siku Super Box Sets

Box Sets

Build up a collection of your favourite Super Series toys in one from Siku gift sets which includes 5 various vehicles in one. In the 5 Agricultural Vehicles Gift Set it includes various farm vehicles with the toy tractor set complete as a 5 Tractors Gift Set which includes the same tractors all currently sold separately. Siku box sets include sports cars, construction vehicles, emergency services and train sets complete with trains and carriages.

Siku Super Winter Services

Local & Winter Services

A combined total of 7 vehicles are available in both the Winter Services and Local Community Services category featuring vehicles commonly used by local authority such as refused and trash disposal trucks with grit and snow plough vehicles for the winter. Each toy vehicle presents it's own features including accessories for carrying on the back, trailers for hauling behind vans and free rolling wheels on every model as standard.

Siku Super Military

Military

Build up your army with a selection of monster toy military vehicles for going to battle. As with most militaries you'll find a tank for the battlefield, helicopter for air assaults, armoured reconnaissance vehicle for spying on the enemy and a couple of jet fighters for taking down planes. The models are usually finished in different shades of green presenting military colours with a whole range of features.

Siku Super Cars

Cars

Go with traditional with a selection of popular die-cast toy cars as a similar size to classic matchbox toy cars. The range include super sports cars from Siku's own design with toy cars from manufacturers such as Porsche, Hummer, Mercedes and even BMW. Well they may not feature intricate detail found on the larger toy cars you can rest assured these cars are made with solid construction and are well built.

Siku Super Loaders

Transporter & Loaders

In any toy car collection your sure need to include a few different types of vehicles to keep the role play fresh and exciting with the prospect of new vehicles introduced. You'll be pleased to find Siku Transporters and Loaders in the Series will provide plenty of action with big lorries hauling long trailers capable of pulling cars, combines and even boats on the back for transporting to its destination. Your usually find each lorry has a folding down rear tailgate for loading and offloading.

Siku Super Accessories

Accessories

Like most toy vehicles, additional accessories are vital to keep role play going and extend play value in each range. For general toy cars and vehicles road signs will make the perfect compliment. Simply playing with cars on the carpet are a thing of the past as road safety is now required when toy road signs are added to play. Siku's Super Accessories also extend to their other series so there's a little something for everyone.

Article by Junior Farmer - Republished on 7 April 2016 (Originally published on 17 October 2012)

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