Tamiya - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.232 Africa-Corps (Plastic Model Kit)


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In the early stages of WWII, the German military often used the Sd.Kfz.231 series vehicles for reconnaissance missions. One of these heavy armored cars was the Sk.Kfz.232, which was equipped with a long distance wireless radio with a large antenna protruding from the top of the upper hull. In the turret was a 2cm gun and a MG34 machine gun. The 8- wheeled, Sk.Kfz.232 had an on-road top speed of 90km/h, front and rear driving positions, and a superb 8 wheel drive system. The Sd.Kfz.232 performed extremely well and proved its worth in a number of roles on many fronts from Europe to North Africa to Russia.

- Various kinds of equipment like early type jerry cans and tools are included adding further realism.
- Comes in a newly designed package with desert themed artwork.
- Enhancing the impression of the North African front is a German officer figure wearing a tropical uniform.
- A soldier figure for the turret is also included.
- Photo-etched parts such as light protecting net s and an aluminum barrel for the 2cm gun are included.
- Comes with decals for the North African front (2), Balkans front (1), & Kursk front (1).
- Displaying this armored car with other 1/35 scale models such as Item 35286 German Armored Car Sd.Kfz.222 would be an interesting diorama.

Suggested Paint Colors

TS-2 - Dark Green
TS-3 - Dark Yellow
TS-4 - German Grey
X-10 - Gun Metal
X-11 - Chrome Silver
X-5 - Green
XF-1 - Flat Black
XF-11 - J.N. Green
XF-15 - Flat Flesh
XF-2 - Flat White
XF-49 - Khaki
XF-56 - Metallic Grey
XF-59 - Desert Yellow
XF-64 - Red Brown

Product Details

Hobbies & Toys
17 Mar 2015
Brand Logo
Plastic Model Kits
Military - Armoured Vehicles
Supply Source
South Africa