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1/48 Military Miniature Series no.58
Japanese 4x4 Light Vehicle Type 95 Kurogane
Item No: 32558

Length: 75mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

The 4x4 which was ahead of its time
From the request of the Japanese army, the world's first light weight 4x4 vehicles were developed and named "Kurogane". From December 1937 after various improvements, a new type was produced. It carried 3 passengers, had a 1,400cc 33 horse power air cooled V two type cylinder engine. It had front wheel independent, rear wheel leaf spring suspension and large tires. From 1930 to 1939, about 4,800 vehicles of various types were made. The lightweight 4x4 Kurogane was used for reconnaissance and communication in China, South East Asia, and the Pacific.

About the Vehicle
This Japanese 4x4 Light Vehicle Type 95 Kurogane is a plastic model assembly kit. Length 75mm. Has a distinct roundish individualistic style. Has a 3 seat interior, large tires and with easy to assemble parts gives the model a solid feeling. Comes with both open and closed convertible top. The vehicle appears assembled with a metal transfer star mark on the front grill. Comes with the standing officer and driver.


This picture captures the solid characteristics of the vehicle.

You have the choice of setting the convertible top to your liking.

You can enjoy assembling a Japanese Army Airplane and exhibiting it with your Kurogane.



Main Tamiya Colors required: XF-49 KhakiAXF-51 Khaki drab

This information was updated February 12, 2008. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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