1/160 Scale WW2 German Army VK 100.01 (P) Ausf. B Heavy Tank.
Highly detailed tank with accurate Track detail and moveable Turret
VK 100.01 (P) Ausf. B Heavy Tank
- 1x VK 100.01 (P) Ausf. B Heavy Tank
(Or Tiger-Maus Project) is initial design of Porsche’s 100 ton super heavy tank that was favored over Krupp’s Pz.Kpfw. VII (Panzerkampfwagen VII Löwe) design. Numbered as ‘K 3381’ and prepared by Ing. Leopold Schmid, the initial designation for the project was ‘Porsche Typ 205’; Afterwards, the first prototype, to be ready in 1943 was initially to receive the name Mammut
(Mammoth). This was reportedly changed to Mäuschen (Little Mouse) in December 1942 and finally to Maus (Mouse) in February 1943.
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