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new November 27, 2011
Scout- & Monteverdi Drivers Winter Party!
Saturday February 4, 2012 - Neustadt am Rübenberge near Hannover

Whilst most Scouts will be asleep in hibernation, their owners will get the opportunity for an exchange of experience and a sociable get-together.
The Winter Party will take place in a heated marquee with a collection of Scouts and Monteverdis. Since these can serve as demonstration objects nobody will have to expose his Scout to wintery roads with corrosive salts. Leaving your Scout at home is definetely OK and encouraged.
Trailer camping is available right next to the Scout hall, and a limited number of participants can sleep on mattresses in a room of the host's domicile. Besides there are some nearby hotels.
Anyone interested can register at scoutfreund@web.de
or phone +49 (0)5032 9520-18.

News Items before 2011:

Sorry, we have been unable to update the english language version since fall 2009. Hoping for better days with more time for the Scout site! In the meantime- keep on scouting ;-)

Aug. 23, 2009
Scout Offroad TreffenScout Offroad TreffenOffroad Day for IHC/SCOUT & other offroaders
September 12, 2009, Neustadt near Hannover

Surprise! Harald Wassermann has made a quick decision and will this year again organize one of his popular events on his own 4x4 terrain!!! The day will be focused on 4x4 activities, but at the same time will serve as an "inofficial" Scout/IHC meet. Hurry to mark your agendas! More information: »Scout Calendar

Scouts meet at lake SchleiJune 25, 2009
Pictures from IH Owners event 2009 in Denmark
Im May IH-Owners Denmark held their 18th IHC get-together over the long weekend of Ascension. A day before going to Denmark, Nils and friends already celebrated their own small Scout meet in Schleswig on the shore of Lake Schlei, with the respectable number of 6 Scouts (see picture), one of them from the Netherlands, and 5 from the North of Germany. »Pictures

Foto Copyright © 2009 Nils Kuhlmann

new August 2009 IHC L-161 Firetruck
Good news from the "lost & found" IHC firetruck
Meanwhile the Dutch IHC L-161 has been saved from the scrapyard, and is now beeing restored: »read more

June 20, 2009
Monte Safari drive report in German offroad mag "4wheelfun"
Just found this by coincidence, a pleasant article for Monteverdi fans (in German language): »http://www.4wheelfun.de/fahrbericht/klassiker-monteverdi-safari_146659.html

Scout IIDecember 3, 2008
SSII - where less is more
Many of us fancy an SSII based on its audacious, "stripped" look, but will shy away from the lack of convenience arising from the nonexisting doors. Frank Koster and his SSII conversion are not plagued with this kind of doubt and enjoy the breezy ride almost daily since years, with or without softtop depending on wheather conditions.
In March a great article about the two of them has appeared in the Dutch Autovisie. Since the magazine wasn't available outside the Netherlands, Frank has provided us with pictures from the photoshoot with authorization from the photographer: »pictures

Many thanks to Frank Koster and the photographer!Pictures Copyright ©2008 Arno Lingerak


Scout toy model Spielzeugauto Dezember 3, 2008
Scout II toy models
First the good news : Toy model manufacturer Johnny Lightning has issued various Scout II models in 2008 as part of their collection 'Trucking America' : a topless yellow Scout, a black Scout with Hardtop and a white Scout with CocaCola advertising decals. The bad news : The small edition of 2500 pieces per model was quickly sold out. But here and there you can find some of them for sale. So just goodle for "Johnny Lightning Scout". Thanks to Frank Koster for the tip and for his »pictures of these authentic models!

Less recent articles:

Youngtimer Magazin August 12, 2008
Monteverdi Safari in German YOUNGTIMER magazine

A silver Safari
is featured in the current issue of YOUNGTIMER 003/2008, available at newsstands around Germany. It can as well be ordered online in Germany, Austria and Switzerland: »http://www.motor-klassik-webshop.de

Autovisie NL March 15th -
SSII article in Autovisie No. 06 !!! Title (to the right) available as of 13.03. in the Netherlands
»read more
(Thanks to Frank Koster - dank U wel ;-)

Bernd Neumann's »SCOUTSTORE has got a new e-mail adress: SCOUT_II@web.de
Scout Store

Scout II parts (German) listing updated
Bernd Neumann has been sifting through old documentations and found a few rare body parts that are not know by many Scout fans. They have been added to the useful ScoutII parts listing. For updated version see »Scout II parts

Scout u. Monteverdi Treffen Hannover  07March 15th -
in Neustadt near Hannover September 2007 »pictures & write up
IHC Scout Spain March 12th - Scout II in Manila!! His owner is an ardent Scout enthusiast, but is forced to sell it...
»read more
*100 Years of International Trucks Celebration USA* - Great photo gallery with 100 pictures submitted by Scout fan Reinhard »gallery
For more information see

July 25, 2008
So many great pictures - and no time to put them online...
Several months ago Chris Coelen and his belgian IHC friends have sent us a CD with over 1000 pics (!) from their trip to the 100 years show and and from various automobile museums in the USA.
- For lack of time the planned galeries have to be postponed yet another time - Sorry!

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»top Last Update: December 03, 2011

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