Last Updated on September 5, 2022 by GND
You probably know someone who loves tanks, and he also loves models, or would like to have one? This is a place for you, here you will find all you need as gift model tank kits for adults. Owning a model is just a beginning. Next step is painting it to look realistic. Every model in this list is an important tank and has an impact in tank history. So any pick from this good list is a no brainer. Any model tank enthusiast will be more than happy to have one of these models. Hope we will make your present an appropriate one.
One of the finest 1/35 scale kits. This tank is important since it is the first tank in battle. It was one of the interesting war machines of the first world war. It was introduced on the battlefield on June 7th, 1917, and turned the thinking of usage of war machines. This model is a great present for any tank model enthusiast. A perfectly replicated model and it is a great gift for any tank enthusiast.
1/35 US Medium Tank M43A3E8 Sherman Plastic model kit. One of the great ones of a few wars. It was nicknamed easy 8, from the E8 code that was the version with HVSS suspension. Sherman was introduced in 1944, it had wide-track HVSS, and had new 76mm M1A2 cannon, better armor than previous versions, better firepower, and wet stowed ammo. This tank was in service in the Korean and Vietnam war too.
Also known as Tiger II by allied soldiers was a German heavy tank. Official designation was Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B. Successor of Tiger I, upgraded thick armor with sloping used on Panther tank. A tank that was used for a short period of time in war, but left the mark in tank history. The kit is 8.3 inches long, a beautiful 1/35 scale model.
The Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (abbreviated as PzKpfw V) is a German medium tank from World War II. Its ordnance inventory designation is Sd. Kfz. 171. From mid-1943 until the end of the war in May 1945, Panther was used on both the Eastern and Western Fronts. The Panther was created to compete with and eventually replace the Panzer III and Panzer IV as well to counter Soviet T-34 medium tanks. Beautiful model in 1/35 scale. It will be a pleasure to assemble for any model tank enthusiast.
The M41 Walker Bulldog, 76-mm Gun Tank, M41, was a light tank designed in America for armed reconnaissance. It was successfully offered to the United States Army between 1951 and 1954 as a replacement for its outdated M24 Chaffee tanks from World War II. 1/35 scale model of this beautiful tank. Although this tank wasn’t in the ww2, it fits this list since it is the successor of a great ww2 tank.
Crusader, also known by its General Staff number A.15, was one of the most important British cruiser tanks in the early stages of the Second World War. Its full name is “Tank, Cruiser Mk VI, Crusader.” Mark III was up-gunned with a 57mm 6-pounder. The first British tank to mount this gun. Model tank kits for adults gifts is an easy task since Crusader Mk.II is here. The model comes in scale 1/35. It length is 7 inches, and width 3 inches, comes with 2 figures and 2 puller pads.
The Russian Heavy Tank JS-2 was built with the purpose of defeating the German Tiger I. The JS-2 tank which was put into production in the later half of World War II in December 1943 had a long powerful 122mm gun and superior mobility. JS-2 tank was produced in the Chelyabinsk Kirov factory, and its distinctive feature is that it is a one-piece cast round front tank. Tank marked JS-2 showed great strength in breaking through defensive positions, as well as in fighting against tanks. The Russian tank JS-2 made a significant contribution to the Allied victory at the end of the Great War. 1/35 scale armor.
The Ferdinand or Elefant was a German tank destroyer of World War II. The first prototypes of the vehicle were created in 1942, and production continued in 1943 only. Production ended in 1945 with only about 90 cars produced. Ferdinand was powered by two powerful engines, each with 300 horsepower. The gun was equipped with a 88 mm PaK 43 L / 71 gun and later a 7.92 mm MG34 machine gun. Ferdinand was created at Porsche and Alkett plants based on the chassis of the Tiger heavy tank, which was not adopted for mass production. This design was created by the first company. 1/35 scale, item dimensions 17.25x10x3 inches.
A highly detailed model of the German WWII tank destroyer Nashorn. This full-scale vehicle featured her 8.8 cm gun, also known as the PAK 43, mounted on a lightweight turretless chassis. Although this vehicle was lightly armored, the PAK43 gun was able to penetrate her 190 mm armor at 1,000 m. The Nashorn was used in many of the conflicts with German heavy anti-tank battalions fighting Soviet and Allied forces. Due to relatively low cost and superior mobility compared to heavy tanks, Nashorn continued to be produced until the end of World War II. Model tank kits for adults gifts have never been easier with this beautiful tank destroyer. 4 figures in winter uniform are included, and all can fit in the fighting compartment. Comes with 3 marking options. 1/35 scale model.
The Cromwell was one of the most successful British tanks of World War II and was often compared to tanks of similar weight such as the Sherman and Panzer IV. Mk.V/VA based mostly on his 75mm Q.F. 6Pdr. However, it was housed to fire American ammunition. It was a very good dual-purpose gun, capable of destroying enemy anti-tank guns at long range or penetrating the frontal armor of his Panzer IV at normal combat range. However, it was not very effective against German heavy tanks. The Cromwell was first used in the Normandy Campaign, where it was at a disadvantage because it could not take advantage of its superior speed and maneuverability, but this changed after combat shifted to open country. . Cromwell tanks made remarkable progress in tracking German forces in northern France, Belgium, and Holland. Cromwell was again used in South Korea, and eventually, she was decommissioned in the late 1950s. Model is scaled 1/35.