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Hobby Boss 85510 1/35 Russian KrAZ-260 Cargo Truck*

Product Code: H85510
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Russian KrAZ-260 Cargo Truck

Production of the KrAZ-260 began some time during the early 1980s when it replaced the earlier KrAZ-255B on the production lines at the Kremenchug Motor Vehicle Plant. However, the vehicle was not disclosed to the general public until 1985 when examples were displayed towing 152-mm2A36 nuclear-capable field guns during a Red Square parade - the KrAZ-260 can tow loads of up to 10000 kg when fully loaded (30000 kg when empty).

The Red Square example had an open body equipped with forward-facing bench seats although this had been a parade configuration. The normal body uses a conventional cargo body with tailgate all covered by the usual tilt over bows. A winch is a standard fitting under the cargo body and can be employed for either forward or rearwards recovery, including self-recovery.

The overall appearance of the KrAZ-260 is similar to that of the earlier KrAZ-255B but the bonnet is more angular to accommodate the turbocharged diesel engine, and the overall dimensions are slightly larger. As far as can be determined the KrAZ-260 was produced for military service only and as apparently not been delivered to armed forces outside the Soviet Union.

Variants known to exist include the KrAZ-260V tractor truck, used to tow a variety of semi-trailers, and the KrAZ-240. It was also used to tow platforms with S-300 missiles. This tractor truck has a 6x4 drive configuration, a slightly longer wheelbase (4,88 m+1.4 m) and an on-road load capacity of 16.8 t; it is used for long range logistic support duties, leaving the KrAZ-260 for forward area load carrying.

In 1999 this heavy utility truck was succeeded with improved KrAZ-6322.

Features

  • Full drive train assembly complete with engine transmission, differential housing and suspension units.

  • The main tires are hollow rubber with very good tread pattern

  • Wheel hubs are in great details

Specifications

  • Model Dimension: Length: 259.5mm Width: 77.2mm

  • Total Plastic Parts: 480+

  • Total Sprues: 17 sprues and tires

  • Photo Etched Parts: 3 pcs