GAZ-03-30 Mod. 1938 new from MiniArt in 1/35

MiniArt continues to release new kit; this is the time for a new one in their truck collection, the Gaz mod. 1938 in the bus edition, perfect for a diorama: it seems to be a very detailed model!

We have received the following infos from MiniArt:

BOX: 345x240x70 mm
This kit contains 435 parts. Box contains model of soviet bus.

· Highly detailed model
· Total details 435
· 396 plastic parts
· 9 PE parts
· 30 clear plastic parts
· Decals included. 10 variants of painting and marking.
· Full-color instruction.
· New Tooling. Up-to-date technology using sliding moulds.
· Highly detailed chassis
· Engine is accurately represented
· Authentic wooden texture
· All doors can be assembled open or closed.



In 1933 started production of GAZ-3 – bus with 16 seats. In 1936 the bus was renamed to GAZ-03-30, were -03 means model of chassis and -30 – model of body.
Buses had single-wing back door till 1937, after it was replaced by swing door. From 1938 buses were transferred to the upgraded chassis MM with 50-hp engine, same as all GAZ-AA models.
GAZ-03-30 buses were used for local passenger traffic and official use. GAZ-03-30 became the most used bus of pre-war period.
During the WWII period many GAZ-03-30 buses were at military service. Buses were used as troop carriers, staff cars, ambulances etc. Lot of buses were captured by German Army and used till the end of the WWII.
In 1933-1950 were produced 14 809 GAZ-3 and GAZ-03-30 buses.


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