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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 (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
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos and Information Jacek Urbanczyk's Kubelwagen Website
Kubelwagen Type 82 Photos Panzer DB

Printed

Reference Author
German Early War Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
l.gl Pkw K1 Typ 82 Kubelwagen Rossa Graph
Kubelwagen Typ 82: From the Military Beetle to the Amphibious Schwimmwagen

Review by Jim Brae via Armorama

Dr. H.G. Mayer-Stein - Tankograd Publishing
Modeler's Special Edition: Guide to the Kubelwagen

Review by John Prigent via Missing-Lynx

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

Review by Ian Sadler via Hyperscale

Frantisek Koran and Jan Mostek

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Revell of Germany 1/9 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 (with Crew) Kit Verlinden 120mm-1/15 Resin
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (with Field Marshall Erwin Rommel Figure) Kit

Review by Andrew Dextras via Missing-Lynx

Tamiya 1/16 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit (European Version) Kit Tamiya 1/16 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Hasegawa 1/24 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 DAK Kit Hasegawa 1/24 Plastic
Kubelwagen Type 82 (Normandy 1944) Kit Forces of Valor 1/32  
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit Bego/Platz/Tasca 1/35 Very Nice Kit, but expensive.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit BlueTank 1/35 Out of Production; Thankfully.
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 DAK Kit Hasegawa 1/35 Plastic. Same as Dragon Kit.
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 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 Bandai 1/48 Out of Production.  Same mold as Fuman.
Kubelwagen Type 82 Kit DA Models 1/48 Resin? Comes with 1 Figure.
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 Kit Sol 1/48 Resin.
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.
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 Kit

Review by Glenn Porter via Hyperscale

Italeri 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 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" (48D15) Toro Model 1/48 Decals. Markings for AB41 Armored Car, M8 Greyhound, Kubelwagen & Schwimmwagen.
Kubelwagen Canvas Top (102)

Review by Brett Green at Hyperscale

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)

Review by Brett Green at Hyperscale

Trakz 1/35 For newer Tamiya Kit?
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

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