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Autore: Alessandro


The Tiger was a German heavy tank of the Second World War. Development of a heavy tank design had been initiated in 1937, the initial design contract was awarded to Henschel. Another design contract followed in 1939, and was given to Porsche. Both prototype series used the same turret design from Krupp. The main differences were in the hull, transmission, suspension and automotive features.


Summer 1942. Europe is lit. Nearly all countries in the region have found themselves drawn into Germany’s scope of influence and are invading from all facades. The anti-Hitler coalition deals tangible blows to the Axis armies. For the first time in Germany, British bombs are exploded. The Americans block the Japanese fleet at Midway and the Solomon Islands. However, the attack on the Wehrmacht’s military machine cannot is unstoppable.

Because a new player, the Tiger heavy tank, went into the battle arena. This 24-ton vehicle with 88 mm main gun, 10 cm frontal armor, a duo machine gun, a mortar, and a 40 km / h travelling speed, turned out to be Third Reich’s irresistible attacking force.   

“Tiger,” the new technologies’ embodiment of its time, still has significant interest among military equipment fans. This tank was movable, well-armed, and easily controlled using the steering wheel and pedals, just like a car. These factors worked in favor of the fact that the “Tiger” stayed in service until the end of the Second World War with virtually no deep modernization.

“Metal Time” welcomes you to plunge into the legendary combat vehicles’ history with the modular “Ponderous Panzer” model. The model retains all the original “Tiger’s” features, including the “chess” arrangement of the rollers, the shape of the hull and turret, the command turret, and the gun. The tracks made up of individual tracks supplement realism and make you work hard when assembling them. The tank comprises a spring engine and can overpower small obstacles while driving.

Cutting the set precisely does away with the likelihood of cuts in the event of assembling. The parts closely fit into each other and will not lead to joint problems.