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Christmas gift idea 2013 for kids and collectors alike

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Every year the Hess Corporation comes out with their new model truck in time for the Christmas season. This year's model is the 2013 Hess Toy Truck and Tractor which is available at all Hess Stations as well as online. This year's model is a chrome detailed truck and trailer with a loading ramp for the self-propelled trailer.

The 2013 model features:

· 4 realistic sounds: ignition/idle, horn, back-up alert and hydraulic lift

· 45 lights that work in flash or steady mode

· Hidden extendable rear loading ramp with sound effects

· Motorized forward and reverse motion

· 15 working lights

· Locking front bucket with release button

· 360-degree swiveling back bucket

The truck and tractor set retail for $27.99 (plus tax). Parents will be very happy to know that the 4 AA batteries needed are included!

Since 1964 the Hess Corporation has come out with their annual Hess Truck. Very durable, these trucks are built to last through play and have become prized by collectors. A simple look at a Hess Truck search on eBay is a testament to their popularity.

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