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TAMIYA Military Miniature Collection No.33

About the Kubelwagen Type 82
Dr. Ferdinand Porsche designed the Volkswagen for civilian use under the "people's car" project,but the German army was also interested in the design for military use. The resulting Kubelwagen was a canvas-top convertible with a lightweight monocoque body.

Equipped with a reliable air-cooled 985cc 4-cylinder engine, the vehicle had excellent cross-country performance. It was used on all fronts by the German army and the Luftwaffe in roles such as liaison, reconnaissance,and personnel transportation.

About the Model
*Replica-quality 1/48 scale display model of a Kubelwagen Type 82 belonging to JG52 when the unit was stationed in Italy in May 1944.
*Every feature of the Kubelwagen from its interior to its underbody has been accurately reproduced.
*Fully-finished model is professionally painted, featuring a light wash and realistic weathering.
*High-quality pad-printed markings for license plate.
*Spin-cast metal parts provide added weight for greater realism.
*Perfect for display alongside other 1/48 scale German vehicles or aircraft.