German VK4502 (P) Hintern 82445

The proportional model:1:35
Browse the number:9551

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Product introduction:

    The Porsche Type-180 design [Designated VK 45.02(P)] was based on the earlier VK 45.02(P) design but mounting the 8.8cm L/71 gun on a much modified hull. Two versions were proposed, with turrets to the front(Vorne), or to the rear(Hinten), however only the former was proceeded with, and the construction of three prototypes was underway by February 1943.

The turret and guns were designed by Krupp, the distinctively shaped ‘P2-Turm’ turrets which were designed for these ve1hicles have since been called ‘Porsche’ turrets. As production of these had already started the first 50 KingTiger were fitted with these.

Unfortunately the large armoured ‘lip’ surrounding the turret ring on the Type-180 was not a feature of the Henschel design and resulted in a major shot trap below the mantlet. All later production King Tiger vehicles used the H3-Turm turret, commonly know as the ‘Henschet’ turret.

It seems that one of the Porsche Type-180 vehicles may have been in operation since a Porsche Tiger with an 8.8cm L/71 gun is listed as part of the Panzer Kompanie Kummersdorf on March 1945. Virtually all operational Tiger II tanks, and prototypes were used at the end of the war.

Item Code     MN
Item No     82445
Item Name     German VK4502 (P) Hintern
Trademark     HBS
Bar Code     6939319224453
Scale     1:35
Item Type     Static Armor
Model Dimension     Length: 245.86mm   Width: 99.10mm
Total Plastic Parts     640+pcs
Total Sprues     8 sprues,upper hull ,lower hull and track links
Chromeplate Parts     n/a
Camouflage Scheme     German VK4502 (P) Hintern
Resin Parts     n/a
Metal Parts     铜缆
Photo Etched Parts     1piece
Film Accessory     n/a
Released Date     2011-02
More Features    Multi-directional slide moulded upper hull.
-  Multi-directional slide moulded lower hull
-  216 individual track links
-  Photo Etched parts fo