Tamiya 89792 Italian Heavy Tank P40 - 1/35 Plastic Model Kit

Code - TAM89792
Scale - 1:35
Brand - Tamiya

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€59.95

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Tamiya 89792 Italian Heavy Tank P40 - 1/35 Plastic Model Kit



  • Limited edition 1/35 scale plastic assembly kit of the Italian Heavy Tank P40

  • Made by Italeri

  • Riveted hull, sloped armor, and leaf spring suspension have all been realistically reproduced

  • Assembly type tracks included

  • Photo-etched parts include exhaust covers, jerry can racks, and fender stays

  • Markings included to depict Fiat Ansaldo's prototype tank as well as German vehicles. (3 types of markings total)

  • 40 page photo reference book included



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Tamiya 89792 Italian Heavy Tank P40 - 1/35 Plastic Model Kit

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During WWII, the only heavy tank produced by Italy was the P40. The P stands for Pesante, or "heavy" in Italian, and the number 40 for the year of adoption, 1940. The tank featured bogey-style wheels on a lead spring suspension. The riveted hull construction was the same as the earlier Carro Armato M13/40 (Item 32596). The tank was equipped with a 75mm gun and an 8mm Breda machine gun and was powered by a 330hp V12 diesel engine. The P40 adopted sloped armor after encountering the Soviet T-34s in battle. Roughly 1,200 tanks were order, but only a few were completed before the Italian Armistice in 1943. Approximately 100 tanks were use from then to the end of the war in Northern Italy and Yugoslavia.

Additional Information

Scale1:35
Skill Level5
Recommended Age14+