The Leclerc featured a 4-stroke V8 diesel allowing a top speed of 72km/h on road and 50km/h cross country, and was equipped with a French built 120mm, L/52 smooth bore cannon. Series 2 tanks had an air conditioner to cool the computer system as well as several other improvements.
About the Model:
This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 306mm.
Road wheels now come as moulded plastic components.
The Leclerc is captured with exceptional detail, including Series 2 specific smoke dischargers, stowage boxes, short and long snorkels, and air conditioning unit.
French developed 120mm smooth bore gun with thermal sleeve is accurately reproduced.
Clear parts recreate headlights, taillights and periscope lenses.
Rear hull includes finely detailed engine grille and surface imperfections reproducing the non-slip finish of the actual tank. Other details include tow cable, external fuel tank, fuel tank pipe stay and fuel tank stays.
Commander’s post features rotating sight and a commander figure.
Features 4 marking options, three in the 3-colour NATO camouflage, and one in desert colours. See next page.
Compatible with Item 35280, a dedicated photo-etched parts set for the Tamiya 1/35 Leclerc Series 2.
|Dimensions||38 × 25 × 7 cm|