CHC7147 - 1/700 U.S.S. Gabrielle Giffords LCS-10 w/Naval Strike Missiles (NSM)
DRA14132 - 1/144 Morser Karl mit Railway Transport Carrier
DRA14135 - 1/144 Morser Karl mit Munitionsschlepper auf Panzer IV
DRA4624 - 1/144 B-1B Lancer
DRA5575 - 1/48 FOCKE-WULF Fw190D-9 'LANGNASEN-DORA'
DRA6537 - 1/35 JS-2 Stalin II (3 in 1) + Soviet Infantry Tank Riders
DRA6933 - 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H Late Production w/Zimmerit (2 in 1)
DRA6787 - 1/35 JSU-122 vs Panzerjäger (3 in 1)
DRA6911 - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.250/3 “Greif”(2 in 1)
DRA7498 - 1/72 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.J Mid Production
DRA7547 - 1/72 Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf.D (2 in 1)
DRR63002 - 1/72 PLA ZTL-11 Assault Vehicle
DRA11024 - 1/400 International Space Station (Phase 2007)
DRA5566 - 1/48 Bf110E Nachtjager
DRA6941 - 1/35 Panther Ausf.G Late Production (Steel Wheel) mit Pantherturm
DRA7279 - 1/72 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H Mid Production
DRA7546 - 1/72 Sd.Kfz.171 Panther A (2 in 1)
DRA7581 - 1/72 Sd.Kfz.232 Schwerer Panzerspahwagen (Fu)
DEALER LOGIN
Dealers Please Click
Here To Login

PRODUCT SEARCH

Orange the new color of Value


Dragon Models USA, Inc.
19223 Colima Rd. Ste 837
Rowland Heights, CA 91748

Call: (626) 968-0322
FAX: (866) 365-8721
sales@dragonmodelsusa.com

Dragon Models
An award-winning line of high quality plastic model kits that include tanks, cars, aircraft, figures, and warships in popular scales.
1/35 Sd.Kfz.234/3 schwere Panzerpahwagen(7.5cm) - Premium Edition
Click on any images to view their full size.
ITEM NO: DRA 6786
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195867865
SCALE: 1:35
ANNOUNCED ON: 12/4/2013
ARRIVED ON: 2/11/2014
Share |
Find This At Your Local Hobby Store
Type In Your Zip Code
*actual product may not be exactly as shown
Barcode: 0 89195 86786 5
Case Pack: 20 pieces per master carton
Box Size: 9.6" x 15" x 3.1"

Germany created a number of successful schwerer Panzerspahwagen (“heavy armored reconnaissance vehicles”). An important family of vehicles in this class was the Sd.Kfz.234, which carried on where the older Sd.Kfz.231 8-Rad (“eight-wheel”) design left off. Design work commenced in August 1940 and the Sd.Kfz.234 had four distinct variants, the third of which was the Sd.Kfz.234/3. This 8-wheeled vehicle is the subject of Dragon’s newest 1/35 scale plastic kit. This 6m-long reconnaissance vehicle boasted a 7.5cm KwK51 gun of L/24 caliber installed in the open-topped fighting compartment. Only 88 vehicles were produced by Büssing-NAG between June and December 1944, and they were employed in armored reconnaissance companies on both the Eastern and Western Fronts.

Dragon's new Sd.Kfz.234/3 has been upgraded as a Premium Edition kit. Brand new are the side fenders with integral storage bins. These bins have photo-etched covers that can be modeled open should the modeler choose to do so, which gives more versatility. The 7.5cm KwK51 gun is accurately rendered, which is just as well since all its details are visible in the open-topped fighting compartment. The driveshafts and tie rods are constructed in such a way as to allow all eight wheels to be angled, just like on the original vehicle. This updated Premium Edition Sd.Kfz.234/3 kit accurately replicates this German 8x8 armored vehicle and it certainly gives the family more firepower.