However, due to an underpowered engine, unreliable drivetrain, and slow speed, it could not effectively counter the fast-paced German advances, and the KV-1 eventually made way for more modern tank designs.
About the ModelReplica-quality 1/48 scale finished display model of the KV-1. Early production KV-1 with welded turret accurately reproduced. Professionally-applied washing technique with light weathering effects give the tank a realistic appearance. Unique pad-printed markings distinguish this finished model from the assembly kit version. Die-cast chassis provides added weight to match the tank's formidable presence. Special numbered display base with nameplate is included. Line it up with other 1/48MM Russian AFVs or display it with its former German adversaries.