Panther Ausf. A Early
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Panther_A_Early

Model Specifications
Model: Panther Ausf. A Early, PzKpfw V Sd.Kfz. 171, I./Pz.Rgt. 4, Italy, March 1944
Scale: 1:35
Manufacturer: Italeri + scratchbuild
Aftermarket: Dragon DS tracks
Figures: Dragon + Tamiya
Base: -
Painting techniques: Airbrush with acrylics, oils
Author: Bero


Vehicle Specifications
Type: Medium tank
Place of origin: Germany
Service history
In service: 1943–1945
Wars: World War II
Production history
Designer: MAN AG
Designed: 1942
Produced: 1942–1945
Number built: about 6,000
Technical Specifications
Weight: 44.8 tonnes
Length: 6.87 metres, 8.66 metres gun forward
Width: 3.27 metres, 3.42 metres with skirts
Height: 2.99 metres
Crew: 5 (Driver, radio-operator/hull machine gunner, commander, gunner, loader)
Armor: 15–120 mm
Primary armament: 1 × 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70, 79 rounds
Secondary armament: 2 × 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34, 5100 rounds
Engine: V-12 petrol Maybach HL230 P30 700 PS (690 hp, 515 kW)
Power/weight: 15.39 PS/tonne
Transmission: ZF AK 7-200. 7 forward 1 reverse
Suspension: double torsion bar, interleaved road wheels
Operational range: 250 km
Speed:46 km/h

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