BRONCO CB35125 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette Serie II (Early Production)

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This item is an injection-plastic military vehicle model kit. 

The Italian government purchased four British Carden-Lloyd Tankettes in 1929 and produced their own vehicles in modified form. The first was the Carro Veloce CV-29 which served as a pilot model for the CV-33 which entered production in 1933. Fiat of Turin and Ansaldo of Genoa were chosen as the manufacturers, producing around 300 of the CV-33 model. The Tankette was usually armour being 14mm. Combat wieght was 3.2 tons. The CV-33 was armed by a single 6.5mm machine gun. Power was provided by a 43bhp Fiat SPA petrol engine giving a maximum speed of 46 km/h.The CV-33 was widely used and many were exported to friendly nations. It saw action with the Italian army during the North Africa campaign. The CV-33 was replaced by the CV-35 in 1936, the only major difference was bolted construction to ease manufacture and repair and twin 8mm machine gun mount. Most CV-33's were rebuilt to CV-35 standard from 1938 and were designated the CV-33 Series II.

About the model

Full Kit.

Includes: Plastic Sprues, Photoetch, Waterslide decals, Clear Parts.

And be sure to check out Darren Baker's excellent review of this kit HERE!

Additional product information

Manufacturer BRONCO MODELS
Code CB35125
Date Released January 2014

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