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1:35 WWII PzKpfw. II Ausf.F/G (5) SK.121

SKU: 300035009

Article number: 300035009 Product: 1/35 WWII PzKpfw. II Ausf.F/G (5) SK.121

In the morning of September 1, 1939, the German forces consisting of the 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th and the 14th Armies invaded Poland all heading for Warsaw, its capital. This was the beginning of the 2nd World War that had shaken the whole world for six years and the Germans made a good show of their war efforts at the start with this violent surprise offensive by massed air forces and mechanized ground forces in close co-ordination, the so-called "Blitzkrieg". It was none other than the Pzkpfw 11 that had played the key role in this Blitzkrieg which started with the invasion of Poland to be followed by break-through of the Maginot-line 7 months later and ended with the surrender of France.

In anticipation of the delay in production of the two main strength tanks of the Pzkpfw III and the Pzkpfw IV then under development, the Ordnance Department decided in 1934 to develop a new tank instead to fill the gap. It gave specifications of the proposed new tank to the following three companies - the Mann, the Krupp and the Henschel. The specifications envisioned a tank weighing less than 10 tons and armed with 2 cm and 7.92 mm machine guns, one each. Among the designs of the rivaling three companies presented, the one by the Mann was selected and the Mann in cooperation with the Daimler-Benz developed a first tank of the a1 type in 1935. When 25 tanks of the same type were produced, the tank was officially named, "Panzer Kampfwagen II".

After the first 25, another 25 tanks of the a2 type and 50 of the a3 type were produced in succession by 1936. Tanks of these 3 types thus produced were equipped each with a 6-cylinder, 130HP, May-Bach HL37 engine and credited with a maximum speed of 40km/h. However, it was decried that the horse-power was not enough and the engine was replaced with a May-Bach HL-62 one of 140 HP. The frontal armour, too, was reinforced and a new tank of the b type was produced. In 1937, the Pzkpfw II was further improv

1:48 WWII Ger.Tank II Ausf.A/B/C F.C.

SKU: 300032570

Article number: 300032570 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger.Tank II Ausf.A/B/C F.C.

In the mid 1930s, the German military pushed the production of tanks. The Panzer I designed as a training tank, did not have the adequate performance, so a light tank was needed to full the gap until the Panzer III could be introduced. Therefore, the German Ordnance Department issued a request for a new training tank that could be used for combat. In the end, MAN was chosen in 1934 to produce the Panzer II, a compact 4.8m long, 2.2m wide design with a three man crew. The 8.9 ton tank featured a 2cm Kwk 30 L/55 cannon and 7.92mm machine gun in the turret, 15mm armor protection for turret and hull front, leaf spring suspension, and a 140hp Maybach HL 62 TRM engine matched with a ZF SSG46 transmission, which gave it a 40km/h top speed. The Ausf. A was produced from 1937, followed by the Ausf. B and C, which were difficult to distinguish from each other visually. About 1,100 Panzer tanks were produced by April 1940, and due to delays with the Panzer III, they were immediately issued as the Panzer divisions' main tank for the invasion of Poland in September 1939. Based on lessons learned on the battlefields of Poland and, in May 1940, France, improvements such as extra armor and a turret cupola were added, and the Panzer II went on to serve in North Africa and Russia in front line and liaison and reconnaissance duties until the end of 1943. Afterwards, they were used to police occupied territories and the chassis was also adapted for use as the basis for various self-propelled gun designs.

1:48 Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf.D Halftrack (2)

SKU: 300032564

Article number: 300032564 Product: 1/48 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf.D Halbkette (2)

Of the many variables that take affect any conflict, supply and mobility are the most pressing.Germany realized this very early and developed a number of vehicles for this purpose,including the Sd.Kfz 251 half-track. This machine became the centerpiece of their mechanized corps throughout WWII. The half-track could drive on difficult terrain and could easily tow various kinds of trailers and cannons. The Ausf.D was designed for ease of production and various types were produced, including those equipped with wireless radios and gun turrets. However, the basic version was the troop carrier which seated 12and came armed with two MG42 machine guns. The half-track could be seen at every front and had an on-road top speed of 53km/h and a 300km operational range.

Length: 126mm, Width: 48mm. As there were many variations of the Ausf.D, this 1/48 assembly kit model of the GermanMtl.SPW. Sd.kfz 251/1 Ausf.D Schutzenpanzerwagen depicts a personnel carrier. Parts such as the interior and undercarriage have been accurately reproduced with less parts for easy assembly. The included assembly type tracks have a realistic sag effect. A commander figure wearing a winter uniform and a soldier figure carrying a MG42 machinegun on his shoulders are included. (Total 2) Accessories such as the Panzerschreck, grenade cases, infantry equipment and so onare also included in this set. Three kinds of decals depicting Normandy and the Eastern front units are included.

1:48 WWII Ger. 20mm Flakvierling 38 (4)

SKU: 300032554

1:48 WWII Ger.Truck Krupp Protze w/8Fig.

SKU: 300032534

1:48 WWII Citroen CV11 Staff Car

SKU: 300032517

1:48 WWII Ger.Sd.Kfz.181 Tiger I Ausf.E

SKU: 300032504

Article number: 300032504 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger.Sd.Kfz.181 Tiger I Ausf.E

Answering the requests from AFV fans all around the world, Tamiya is proud to introduce our first amazing tank to the 1/48 scale Military Miniature Series. And what tank could be more appropriate than the awesome Tiger I?! In a size that sits comfortably in the palm of your hand, this is a must have for all diorama fanatics and AFV collectors.

For our first tank release there was no looking past the Tiger I. One of the most sophisticated and best engineered WWII tanks, the Tiger I saw action across all fronts and remains one of the most popular builds amongst AFV modelers. Lining this beautifully detailed model with other 1/48 scale WWII vehicles or aircraft and you will feel the true size and refined power of this amazing war machine.

About the Tiger I

Towards the middle of WWII, the Wehrmacht was hard pressed on two fronts, facing tough fighting against the superior Soviet T34 and KV-I tanks in the East, and retreating in the face of the Allied offensive in North Africa. But in late 1942, German units were assigned a powerful new war machine that far surpassed the Panzer III and Panzer IV tanks: the Tiger I. Equipped with the awesome 88mm main gun, 100mm thick armor at the front, 80mm armor on the sides, and a 650hp Maybach engine, the Tiger I is widely considered to be the most powerful and sophisticated tank of its time. Henschel produced over 1,300 Tiger I heavy tanks during the period of the war, ranging from initial production to modified late production models. The approximately 200 models produced from November 1942 to June 1943 are characterized as early production models. Distinctive features of early production Tiger I tanks include the large cylinder shaped cupola with a smoke discharger and pistol ports on the turret. The Tiger I first saw action against the Soviets near Leningrad, and went on to serve with distinction on the Eastern, Western, Italian and African fronts, gaining the fear and respect of

1:48 WWII Ger. Kettenkrad m. Goliath

SKU: 300032502

Article number: 300032502 Product: 1/48 WWII Ger. Kettenkrad m. Goliath

Following the release of the Kubelwagen as the first model in the 1/48 scale Military Miniature Vehicle (MMV) series, Tamiya introduces the second amazing release, the Kettenkfraftrad. This is a fabulous complete display kit featuring Kettenkfraftrad with an infantry cart, a demolition vehicle and many other great accessories on a tiny 1/48 scale. Model can be enjoyed by itself or combined with one of our fantastic 1/48 scale aircraft for a diorama display.

About the Kettenkraftrad (Infantry Cart & Goliath Demolition Vehicle)

Kettenkraftrad: Featuring three forward and one reverse gear the Kettenkraftrad was used as a transportation vehicle, a power generator, a communications vehicle, towing vehicle etc. Capable of towing up to 4 tons it was widely used to tow artillery and equipment, as well as aircraft when used by the Luftwaffe. Infantry Cart: A lightweight cart that could be easily towed by just two men, a horse, a motorcycle or a Kettenkraftrad. The infantry cart was used all throughout WWII, displaying superior versatility and practicality. Goliath: The Goliath was a remote control operated self-detonation vehicle. An 800m-long cable enabled remote control access to far away targets and remote detonation of its 60kg load of explosives.

About the Model

1/48 scale high quality plastic model of the Kettenkraftrad as used during WWII Overall length of Kettenkraftrad: 64mm Set includes accurately detailed Goliath demolition vehicle and infantry cart Includes loads of accessories such as two types of grenade launchers, fuel drum, jerrycans, ammunition boxes, rifles and 1 uniformed driver figure 5 sets of markings to reproduce both the Germany army or Luftwaffe vehicles.

1/274 NSX

SKU: 300024344

Article number: 300024344 Product: 1/274 NSX 

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show was the stage for a momentous announcement for super sports car fans (and particularly those of the legendary NSX), with the first glimpse of the production version of the long-awaited second generation NSX (NC1). This hi-tech modern car was designed under the lead of Acura, and employs the Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) hybrid system deploying 3 electric motors in tandem with the 3.5-liter V6. One of the motors is between the engine and the 9-speed dual clutch transmission, while the other two act upon one of the front wheels each, to provide exacting cornering. The car also has four distinct drive modes that provide performance tailored to the conditions. The body and space frame are extremely lightweight, using aluminum and high strength steel extensively. The whole assembly process is taken care of in a brand new Honda manufacturing facility in Ohio, U.S.A.

About the Model

• This is a 1/24 scale plastic model assembly kit.
• Length: 187mm, width: 92mm, height: 51mm.
• The model recreates the dynamic NSX form, which was penned with aerodynamics and cooling in mind.
• It employs the same frame as the real car, with authentic rendering suspension.
• The V6 engine is recreated with impressive detail.
• Features a realistic depiction of the cockpit interior with excellent detail such as door interior panels.
• Includes decals and stickers to recreate markings, plus window masking stickers.
• Metal transfers are used to capture mirror surfaces and emblems.
• Contains parts to assemble left- and right-hand drive versions, plus Acura and Honda cars.

1/24 FXX K

SKU: 300024343

Article number: 300024343 Product: 1/24 FXX K

The FXX K is Ferrari's cutting-edge racetrack sports car based upon their hybrid sensation, the LaFerrari. Despite a rumored price tag of 2.7 million dollars, the 40 or so FXX Ks sold out quickly. This track-only car, not intended for competition, has a design without restrictions for homologation and street-legality, etc. A thumping V12 engine delivers 860hp, plus 190hp from the electric motor. The FXX K inherits the LaFerrari HY-KERS hybrid system and offers 4 performance settings to be selected according to the conditions. Top of the range aerodynamics are provided by the sleek LaFerrari styling form with the mesmerizing new rear spoiler design catching the eye at even a brief glance. Even the slick tires are super hi-tech, with sensors providing feedback that helps the traction control get the most out of the car. If your budget didn't quite stretch to one of these pricey playthings, why not get the next best thing, with tremendous Tamiya 1/24 scale detail from this kit?

Model Detail Features The revamped form of the FXX K is beautifully rendered in Tamiya 1/24 scale. There are a number of differences from the LaFerrari, and these are artfully captured to make them great stablemates in your 1/24 Tamiya collection.

New Part Features

New spoiler parts are integrated into the rear fenders. Gull wing doors may be opened. The new interior is crisply depicted, including updated seat design, and various features surrounding the driver position. New rear diffuser details.

1:24 Honda S600 Convertible/Hardtop

SKU: 300024340

Article number: 300024340 Product: 1/24 Honda S600 Cabrio/Hardtop

The Honda S600 is an automobile manufactured by Honda. It was launched in March 1964. It was available as a roadster and as a fastback coupé – introduced in March 1965. The S600 was the first Honda available in two trim levels. During its production run up to 1966, the model styling would remain pretty much the same, with the most notable changes coming to the front grille, bumper, and headlights. The S600 got 57hp out of a 606cc 4-cylinder DOHC engine that could hold its own compared with racing engines, and it featured a motorcycle style chain-driven rear wheel drive. Exports to Europe followed as the S600 quickly gained respect, gaining popularity as a highly lightweight and speedy sports car. It was also to prove a success in races both inside and outside of Japan. The Tamiya model faithfully captures the essence of the S600, thanks to new tooling and updated parts from the S800 model kit.

About the model:

• This is a 1/24 scale plastic model assembly kit.
• The compact, lowdown form of the S600 is covered with accuracy.
• This kit is based upon Tamiya’s accurate kit of the S800 (Items 24190, 89657). New parts are included to depict S600-specific features such as the front grille and bumper unit, hood, radiator-top parts, brake and reverse lights, plus wheels.
• The unique rear chain-drive unit-based trailing arm suspension is concisely and realistically captured, as is the front double wishbone setup.
• Parts are included to recreate the S600 as an open top with folded down roof, or as a hard top.
• Decals and metal transfers have been newly designed for this model.
 

1:24 Mercedes Benz SL300 Gullwing

SKU: 300024338

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL joins the 1/24 Sports Car Series as it is considered an all-time classic in the automotive world. The real car began life as a prototype for the German motor giant’s works racing team, taking part in international races, and in 1954 a production version debuted at the International Motor Show in New York. Despite nominal road car status the 300SL was still a very racy vehicle and proved popular, particularly in the United States. It possessed a 3-liter engine (hence the 300 in its name), and a highly lightweight body (SL stands for Sport Leicht, lit. "light sports") with striking gull wing doors. 1,400 cars were produced by the end of its production run in May 1957. The Tamiya model kit captures the real life subject down to the working Gull-Wing doors and complex tubular space frame.

Productdetails: - This is a 1/24 Scale plastic model assembly kit. - The elegant form of this classic is breathtakingly captured by the model, and includes opening engine hood and gull wing doors. The doors can be locked in open position using a small strut. - Opening the hood reveals the faithful depiction of the engine. Hood can also be locked in open position. - The complex tubular space frame – one of the signature points of the car – is elegant recreated. - Nylon mesh is included to recreate the front air intake - Numerous metal-plated parts recreate side bars, bumpers and more. - Comes with masking stickers for use when painting the model. - Metal transfers are included in the kit to depict mirror surfaces and emblems. - Features newly-designed tire parts.

1:24 Renault Alpine A110 ´71 Monte Carlo

SKU: 300024278

Article number: 300024278 Product: 1/24 Renault Alpine A110 ´71 Monte Carlo

In 1997, Tamiya released the street version of the Alpine A110 as a 1/24 scale model, and its perfect duplication of the car's nostalgic design was a big hit. Now, Tamiya presents the rally version of the Alpine A110, representing the car that won the 1971 Monte Carlo Rally.

The Alpine was developed by Jean Redele, who initially raced with the Renault 4CV. He soon noticed the limitations of its heavy body, and decided to replace it with his own design made of FRP. Redele drove a modified 4CV, dubbed the Alpine, to victory in the Mille Miglia road race in 1955, and continued to develop new versions based on Renault cars. The Alpine A110 was released in 1963, and was based on the Renault 8. It had a 956cc 4-cylinder engine at the rear and lightweight body shell made of FRP. Front suspension featured the independent double wishbone type, while the rear used swing arms. The A110 proved its ability by dominating road races held throughout the late 60's and early 70's, with its win at the 1971 Monte Carlo Rally undoubtedly crowning the pinnacle of its career. With its successful record and beautiful design, the Alpine A110 is adored by motor sports fans worldwide.

Skillful reproduction of the Alpine A110's low and sleek body styling. Overall Length: 161mm. Exquisitely designed decals reproduce the A110's 1971 Monte Carlo Rally markings. Amazingly precise details of car's mechanisms, including rear-mounted inline 4-cylinder engine, front and rear suspension and special rally wheels. Includes dash-mounted odometer and other features specific to the rally version.

1:24 Honda S2000

SKU: 300024245

Article number: 300024245 Product: 1/24 Honda S2000

Honda's first passenger production car, the S500 open two seater sportscar, was first announced in the 1962 Tokyo Motor Show, going on sale the following year. After the production termination of its successor, the S800, Honda moved away from producing front-engine/rear-wheel drive sports cars. September of 1998 saw the sensational rebirth of this type, with the announcement of the S2000. This open two seater features the traditional sports car look with a puposeful long nose/short deck styling. Futuristic headlights wrap around the side, appearing to be pulled back, poised for speed. The naturally aspirated 2.0 liter inline-4 DOHC-VTEC powerplant pumps out over 250hp, yet still manages to reduce toxic exhaust emissions to 1/10th the level of its predecessors. The positioning of the engine is also ideal, sitting just behind the front wheel axle in interest of 50/50 weight distribution. The sturdy body and superior road handling, meshed with a four-wheel double wishbone suspension and a newly developed 6-speed manual transmission, offer high tractability and synthesis between car and driver. The inside of the cabin features bucket seats, state of the art digital indicators, and a red button for starting the engine. Of course, the impact safe design, air bag, and all the other safety features of modern sports cars have also been thoroughly considered. Developed in celebration of Honda's 50th anniversary, the S2000 will surely take it place as the 2000cc sports car to beat in the 21st century.

1:24 Porsche 911GT3 ´99 Streetversion

SKU: 300024229

Article number: 300024229 Product: 1/24 Porsche 911GT3 ´99 Streetversion

About the Porsche 911 GT3

Since its debut in 1963, the epoch-making Porsche 911 has captivated generations of sports car enthusiasts. Over the years, various models of the 911 have been released, including the 1998 Le Mans-winning 911 GT1. In 1999, the "heart" of that automotive masterpiece, the water-cooled flat-six engine, was inherited by the Porsche 911 GT3. The brainchildren behind that machine are Porsche's development engineers in Weissach, who imbued it with superior agility and handling, without compromising active safety. Capable of accelerating to 100km/h in a mere 4.8 seconds, and with a top speed of 302km/h, the GT3 achieved a new record for production cars when it completed a lap on the northern circuit of Nuerburgring in only 7.56 minutes. The exterior appearance of the GT3 remains true to that of its predecessors, but features a new rear end, discreet side-sills, fixed rear wing, red brake calipers and sporty 18-inch light-alloy wheels. Compared with the 911 Carrera, the four-piston aluminum fixed monobloc brake calipers are larger and sturdier than before, and tightly grip the perforated brake discs. The GT3 cockpit is true reflection of its performance. It features leather-covered bucket seats, which ensure not only ample side support, but also comfort on long journeys and provide about 20kg of weight savings. And since the entire rear-seat section of the car has been dropped, the overall weight of the GT3 was reduced by another 8kg-a true benefit for a sports car of this performance level.

Tamiya has recreated this epoch-making sports car in 1/24 scale. The intricate engine is visible when model is viewed from below. The upper surface features a four part rear-wing construction, enhancing the sophistication of the body design. Kit also comes with the Porsche emblem, authentically recreated as a metal transfer. The inside of the detailed cockpit includes a carpet seat for the floor. Glossy metallic parts are

1:24 Toyota GT-One TS-020 LeMans ´99

SKU: 300024222

Article number: 300024222 Product: 1/24 Toyota GT-One TS-020 LeMans ´99

About the Toyota GT-One TS020

"The Longest Day in France", also known as the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, takes place two hundred kilometers southwest of Paris, in the city of Le Mans. This high-speed circuit is made up of public roads closed off for the race, which stretch to 13.6 kilometers in length-the world's longest circuit track. Throughout the long history of the Le Mans, two or three major manufacturers have always fought for the top honors, but the 1999 race boasted six major contenders. The Toyota GT-One TS020 led the grueling 24 hour event right up until one hour before the finish, when it was struck with an untimely tire blowout, but still managed to finish second. Subtle refinements to the sleek carbon fiber composite body of the GT-One TS020 were conducted in the pursuit of optimal aerodynamics. The 3600cc V8 twin turbo R36V engine also underwent various modifications, improving power, torque, and fuel efficiency.

About the Model

• 1/24 scale plastic assembly model kit based on the GT-One TS020 of the 1999 Le Mans.
• Overall length: 202mm, overall width: 84mm.
• This model boasts faithful recreation of innovative aerodynamics.
• Highly detailed nose and diffuser-just like the full size car.
• Rear cowl is removable, allowing modeler to view the detailed V8 twin turbo engine even after completion.
• Kit includes decals for Car no. 1 and 3.
• Masking seals are also included for accurate body painting.
 

1:24 Toyota Celica Street-Version

SKU: 300024215

Article number: 300024215 Product: 1/24 Toyota Celica Street-Version

First announced at the Detroit Auto Show as the "Toyota XYR", this 7th inception of the Celica debuted on Sept. 20, 1999 showing outstanding form. Targeted specifically at the younger drivers, it features a streamlined unison of power and style. MacPherson struts make up the front suspension and a new double wishbone suspension makes up the rear, which in addition to heightening stability, gives rise to sharp handling for a throughly exciting driving experience. Toyota's commitment to individualism and high performance has once again paid off with their latest version of the Celica sports specialty car.

About the model:

This is the 1/24 scale assembly model kit based on the 7th incarnation of the Toyota Celica. Overall length: 182mm, overall width: 81mm. Stylish form has been authentically recreated. Door trim and inner panels ahve been finished in smooth foam. "Cross-over cockpit" features separately molded inner door piece recreated in stunning detail. Steering wheel can be assembled on either right or left side. Front struts, rear double wishbone suspension, exhaust pipe, and chassis under-surface all overflow with authenticity. Below the front undercover, the bottom of the engine and transmission can also been seen. Wheels and headlights have been prepared as metal plated parts. Nylon mesh for the openings in the front bumper also included. "Toyota" mark on the front has also been reproduced as metal transfer.

1:24 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI

SKU: 300024213

Article number: 300024213 Product: 1/24 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V won the 1998 WRC Manufacturer's Title, and T. Makinen earned the Driver's Title in the same year. The continuing refinement of the car for the 1999 Rally season led to the development of the Evolution VI.

The street car version of the Evolution VI was announced in January, 1999 and utilizes the experience derived from rallying. The first modifications centered on the aggressive exterior. On the right side of the bumper, the oil cooler air intake was enlarged and an air outlet on the right side was created to improve efficiency. To improve the radiator airflow, the license plate was offset to the left. The rear spoiler is a delta type twin wicker with an adjustable angle on the upper wing, this increases downforce for extra stability. Reliable, abundant power is provided by the 4G63 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine with an intercooled turbocharger. Power is transferred through a full-time 4WD transmission to the wheels, the front features a helical limited slip differential, the center is equipped with a viscous LSD, the rear has an Active Yaw Control differential. The front wheels are suspended on Macpherson struts, the rear use multi-links.

Additional high performance features were incorporated into the car, resulting in an exceptional vehicle with superior handling. Mitsubishi generously endowed the Lancer Evolution VI with their know-how and experience, creating a rally capable sports car.

1:24 Toyota Corolla WRC

SKU: 300024209

1:24 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.V WRC

SKU: 300024203

1:24 Nissan R390 GT1

SKU: 300024192

Article number: 300024192 Product: 1/24 Nissan R390 GT1

About the Nissan R390 GT1

One of the most prestigious and grueling racing events held in the world is the "Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race". It has brought excitement and pleasure to motorsports enthusiasts worldwide, ever since it was first held in 1923. In 1997 Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Entered their latest Nissan R390 GT1 which was developed to vie for this renowned racing event.

The R390 GT1 took its name from a car, R380, that excited Japanese motor sports enthusiasts over thirty years ago. Jointly developed by Nissan and TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing), the R390 GT1 is the state of the art racing expertise of them. Aerodynamically refined low and sleek body styling is suggestive of Nissan's highly competitive Gr. C machines raced during the 1980's. The 3.5 liter V8 engine, producing an awesome 600 horsepower output, is bolted directly to the carbon composite monocoque and works as a load-carrying element. The tremendous power is delivered to the rear wheels via a transversely mounted, six speed transmission. The four wheel double wishbone suspension system is connected to the horizontally mounted shock absorbers via pushrods and bell cranks to provide optimum road handling performance.

Three R390 GT1's were entered in to the 1997 Le Mans event and, among them, the car No. 21 achieved a pole position in the pre-qualifying race. Although the overall result was rather discouraging, the R390's outstanding performance, displayed during the early stage of the race, was something to behold and promising for the year to come.

1:24 Porsche 911 GT1 LeMans `96 Factory

SKU: 300024186
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