The special vehicle 222 (Sd Kfz. 222), was designed as a light armored vehicle based on the 221 model, to complete terrain reconnaissance tasks. It was deployed by the Werhmacht in all theaters of operations in the early years of the war, until it was replaced by the more modern Sd. Kfz 250.
It was equipped with a 90 hp Horch V8 gasoline engine, which allowed it to reach speeds of 80 km/h on the road and 40 km/h off-road. It had a reinforced chassis and built from scratch in relation to the predecessor model (Sd Kfz 221), with a 14.5 mm armorThe turret, which was open on the roof and was protected with two metal grenade shields (the kit includes this part in photoengraving), as main weapon it mounted a cannon. KwK 38 L/55 of 20 mm (included in metal in this model) and as a secondary weapon a 7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun. More than 1800 units were built of this version.
The kit includes photoetched parts, metal parts, 4 figures and a DKW N350 motorcycle.
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Jesús R. (verified owner) –
buen modelo de tamiya ideal para diorama, con fotograbado y cañon de metal.