Zvezda 1/35 Mercedes Maultier L4500R 4.5ton Truck

Brand: Zvezda

Model Number: 3603

Scale: 1/35

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The Zvezda Mercedes Maultier L4500R 4.5ton Truck in 1/35 scale from the plastic truck model range accurately recreates the real life German half-track cargo truck used during World War II.

This plastic truck kit requires paint and glue to complete.

At the time of beginning of Barbarossa operation the most part of Wehrmacht’s transport vehicles was from lorries, produced as per the Program of expedited production of lorries (Schnell Programm). They had sufficient passability for war in Western Europe with its extensive road network. But in the inclement climate of Russia and absence of roads with hard surface thousands of vehicles became stuck in mud and snow and were abandoned during the first war winter. Even the all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz L4500A was not able to carry loads due to the lack of good roads in Russia.

That is why in 1943 the half-track off-road vehicle Mercedes-Benz L4500R Maultier was created on the base of L4500A. During that caterpillar mover from the light tank Pz.Kpfw. II was mounted instead of rear axle. Dead weight of vehicle was increased, load carrying capacity was increased up to 4.5 tones, maximal speed was reduced to 36 km/h, and fuel consumption was up to 200 litres per 100 km. But now Maultier was able to drive on any mud. L4500R was producing till 1948 and 1486 such vehicles had been manufactured.

Manufacturer: Zvezda
Model: 3603 Mercedes Maultier L4500R 4.5ton Truck
Scale: 1/35

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