This modern Tamiya classic originally released in 2005 has been updated with plastic road wheel parts in place of the original's die-cast components.
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 smoothbore cannon. Series 2 tanks had an air conditioner to cool the computer system as well as several other improvements.
Requires paint and assembly.
Features:1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 306mm.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 smoothbore 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-color NATO camouflage and one in desert colors.Compatible with Item 35280 a dedicated photo-etched parts set for the Tamiya 1/35 Leclerc Series 2