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Kfz 1 Kubelwagen Type 82


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Germany
First Produced/Service Dates: 1940
Manufactured by: Volkswagen
Crew: 1-4
Armament: (1) MG-34 or MG-42 Machine Gun
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: Used mostly as a staff car, but also used extensively as a scout car as well.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos (Taken at the 2006 Thunder Over Michigan Show) Mark Austen - Ohio USA
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos Clint Freeman - Foster City, California USA
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos German Bundesarchiv
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos (Photographed at the WWII Victory Museum - Auburn Indiana and WW2 Days - Rockford, Illinois USA) Patrick Keenan - Editor
Kubelwagen Porsche Type 823 "Panzerattrape" (Dummy Tank) Photos (Photographed at the WWII Victory Museum - Auburn Indiana) Patrick Keenan
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos from 2005 War & Peace Show (Beltring, UK) and 2005 Military Vehicle Show (Kemble, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK

Kubelwagen (1943) Photos

Alan Wise Collection


References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Kubelwagen Technical Manual (TM E9-803) (Developed by US Military) US War Department via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos and Information www.kubelwagen.co.uk website

Printed

Reference Author
German Early War Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
Kubelwagen Typ 82: From the Military Beetle to the Amphibious Schwimmwagen Dr. H.G. Mayer-Stein - Tankograd Publishing
l.gl Pkw K1 Typ 82 Kubelwagen Rossa Graph
Modeler's Special Edition: Guide to the Kubelwagen Military Miniatures In Review
Modeling Soft-Skinned Military Vehicles Osprey Publications
VW at War Vol. 1 - Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen & other Special Vehicles Schiffer Publications
VW at War Vol. 2 - Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen Schiffer Publications
VW Kubelwagen in Detail Frantisek Koran and Jan Mostek

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Bandai 1/48 Out of Production.  Same mold as Fuman.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Bego/Platz/Tasca 1/35 Very Nice Kit, but expensive.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit BlueTank 1/35 Out of Production.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit DA Models 1/48 Resin? Comes with 1 Figure.
Kubelwagen Type 82 DAK Kit (with Officers) DML/Dragon 1/35 Plastic. Same as Hasegawa Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (with Cold Starting Equipment) DML/Dragon 1/35 Plastic. Same as Hasegawa Kit. Comes with cold starting equipment, engine, and 3 figures.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Eduard 1/48 Resin.  Out of Production.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit FM Models 1/48 Resin?
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Fuman 1/48 Plastic.  Same Mold as Bandai.
Kubelwagen Type 82 DAK Kit Hasegawa 1/35 Plastic. Same as Dragon Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Hasegawa 1/24 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 DAK Kit Hasegawa 1/24 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Heller 1/35 Plastic. Older Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Italeri 1/35 Plastic. Older Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (with Rommel Figure) Italeri 1/35 Plastic. Older Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Italeri 1/72  
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Revell of Germany 1/9 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Sol 1/48 Resin.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (with Field Marshall Erwin Rommel Figure) Kit Tamiya 1/16 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (European Version) Kit Tamiya 1/16 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Tamiya 1/35 Older Kit. Decent for the time it was released, but there are much nicer kits out now.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (35213) Tamiya 1/35 Plastic. Newer release.  Very nice kit, one of the best on the market.
Kubelwagen (DAK) Type 82 Kit (35238) Tamiya 1/35 Plastic. Newer release.  Very nice kit, one of the best on the market.
Kubelwagen (DAK) Type 82 "Rommel Field Command Post" Kit (89649) Tamiya 1/35 Plastic. Newer release.  Very nice kit, one of the best on the market.  Special release with Tent, a few accessories and three Figures (including Field Marshall Rommel)
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (32501) Tamiya 1/48 Plastic. Very nice kit.
Kubelwagen (DAK) Type 82 Kit (32503) Tamiya 1/48 Plastic. Very nice kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 (with Crew) Kit Verlinden 120mm-1/15 Resin
Ground Vehicle Set (with Kubelwagen Kit) Academy 1/72 Also Comes with Jeep and Kettenkraftrad.
German Reconnaissance Set (Sdkfz 222 & Kubelwagen Kits) Airfix 1/72  
Kubelwagen Type 82 & BMW Motorcycle Kit Hasegawa 1/72  
Kubelwagen Type 82 and Stug IIIG Kit Fujimi 1/76 Also comes with Stug III Ausf. G and 3 figures.
Kubelwagen and MG Team Kit Fujimi 1/76 Also comes with a BMW Motorcycle with Sidecar, 37mm PAK Anti-Tank Gun and 9 Figures.
Pzkfw I Kit (with Kubelwagen) Fujimi 1/76 Also comes with Panzer I, Motorcycle with Sidecar and 4 Figures.
       
Aftermarket Item Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Kubelwagen Detail Set (35079) Aber 1/35 For Dragon and Hasegawa Kits
Kubelwagen, Schwimmwagen and Kettenkrad Instruments and Placard set (AR35313); Archer Fine Transfers 1/35 Decals;
Kubelwagen/Schwimmwagen Common Wheel Rim (BK-055) Bitskreig 1/35 Resin
Kubelwagen/Schwimmwagen Off Road Wheel Rim (BK-057) Bitskreig 1/35 Resin
Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen Spare Common Off-road (Tread Type 2) Wheel set (BK-058) Bitskreig 1/35 Resin
Kubelwagen Universal Wheel Cap Set (BK-059) Bitskreig 1/35 Resin
Kubelwagen Accessory Set (T35002) Black Dog 1/35 Resin
Kubelwagen Accessory/Stowage Set (T48032) Black Dog 1/48 For the Tamiya kit; Resin

Kubelwagen Mirrors (357121)

Echelon Fine Details

1/35

For Tamiya Model Kits; "Peel and Stick" Series.

Kubelwagen Detail Set (35514) Eduard 1/35 For Italeri Kit.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (35355) Eduard 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (28463) Eduard 1/48 For Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Color Detail Set (28502) Eduard 1/48 For Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (22095) Eduard 1/72 For Academy Kit.
Kubelwagen Canvas Top Gaso.Line 1/48 For Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Balloon Sand Tires Gaso.Line 1/48 For Bandai/Fuman Kits.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (HLU35025) Hauler 1/35 Multi-Media; For Newer Mold Tamiya Kits
Kubelwagen Detail Set (48010) Hauler 1/48 For Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Wheel Set (HSR35096) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin.
Kubelwagen Sand Wheel Set (HSR35091) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin.
VW Kubelwagen Typ 157 Railroad Wheels (LW35202) Lead Warrior 1/35 Resin; For Any Model Kit.
VW Kubelwagen Typ-155/4c Schneeketten (HALF-TRACK) Conversion (LW35203) Lead Warrior 1/35 Resin; For Dragon or Tamiya Model Kits.
Kubelwagen Type 239 "Holzgas" (Gas-Generator) Conversion (LW35204) Lead Warrior 1/35 Resin; For Tamiya Model Kit.
Kubelwagen Type 239/LKW Cargo Variant "Holzgas" (Gas-Generator) Conversion (LW35205) Lead Warrior 1/35 Resin; For Tamiya Model Kit.
Kubelwagen Accessory Set (MAC05) Mantis Miniatures 1/35 Resin; For Tamiya Kit
Kubelwagen Canvas Top (MAC06) Mantis Miniatures 1/35 Resin; For Tamiya Kit
Kubelwagen Canvas Window Set (AVM35072)   Minor Model 1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For All 1/35 Model Kits.
Kubelwagen Tire Chain Set (AVM35077)   Minor Model 1/35 Photo Etched Brass; For All 1/35 Model Kits.
Kubelwagen Sand Tires MR Models 1/35  
Kubelwagen Railroad Wheels MR Models 1/35  
Kubelwagen Wheels/Tires (Domed Hub) MR Models 1/35  
Kubelwagen Wheels/Tires (Stepped Hub) MR Models 1/35  
"Camouflaged" Kubelwagen (North Africa)Conversion (TC0004)

Review by Chuck Aleshire at Armor Modeling and Preservation Society Website
NeoGrade 1/35 Resin. Supposedly for Newer Tooled Tamiya Kit.
VW Kubelwagen Road Wheels with Chains (RE35-135) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.
"Jenny's" Clamp for Softskins (P35V-010) Passion Models 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass.
Rifle Rack Set for Softskins (P35V-009) Passion Models 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Detail Set (P35-090) Passion Models 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass. For the Tamiya Kit.
Kubelwagen Wheels & Spare: Off-Road Tread Pattern 1 (QWX-034) Quick Wheel 1/35 Resin.
Kubelwagen Wheels & Spare: Off-Road Tread Pattern 2 (QWX-036) Quick Wheel 1/35 Resin.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (173) Royal Model 1/35 Resin and Brass PE. Not sure which kit this is for.
"Battle for Berlin '45 #1: The End of 11th SS Panzergrenadier Division Nordland" (35-981) Star Decals (ex-Bison Decals) 1/35 Decals; contain markings for Kubelwagen and Sdkfz 223 Funkwagen
Kubel Engine Maintenance Set (35220) Tamiya 1/35 For Newer Tamiya kit.  Comes with 1 Figure, work bench, engine and tools.
Kubelwagen Tires with Ice Chains (TWS1048) The Tank Workshop 1/35 For New Cyberhobby/Dragon Kits
"Captured Cars in Polish Service" Decal Set  (35D19) Toro Model 1/35 Decals. Markings for Kubelwagen, Mercedes 170, Opel Olympia, Fiat Topolino/Simca 5CV, Schwimmwagen and Steyr 1500 vehicles
"Captured & Non-Standard Vehicles in Polish service" (35D32) Toro Model 1/35 Decals. Markings for AB41 Armored Car, M8 Greyhound and possibly the Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen.
"Captured & Non-Standard Vehicles in Polish service" (48D15) Toro Model 1/48 Decals. Markings for AB41 Armored Car, M8 Greyhound, Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen.
Kubelwagen Canvas Top (102) Trakz 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit?
Kubelwagen Canvas Top with 2 Ribbed Support(103) Trakz 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit?
Kubelwagen Accessory Set (104) Trakz 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit?
Type 82 Kubelwagen Standard Tire Set (TX0068) Trakz 1/16 Resin.  Ex-Warriors' Set?
Kubelwagen Detail Set (1284) Verlinden 1/35 Would probably work for most 1/35 Kits.
Kubelwagen Stowage Set (2114) Verlinden 1/35 Would probably work for most 1/35 Kits.
Kubelwagen Detail Set (35249) Voyager Models 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit
Type 82 Kubelwagen Standard Tire Set (MW015) Warriors 1/16 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
"Camouflaged" Kubelwagen (North Africa) Model Photos) (1/35 Tamiya Model and Neograde Conversion) Chuck Aleshire - Shorewood, Illinois USA
Kubelwagen Type 82 Model Kit Photos (1/35 Dragon) David Blankenship- Tallmadge, Ohio USA
Kubelwagen Type 82 Model Kit Photos (1/35) Eduardo Mamoretti - Buenos Aires, Argentina