The Taigen BB RC tanks are of the highest quality and are brand new to the market. The Tiger I RC tank features a working smoke and sound simulator. It’s nearly 2 feet in length with full multi-directional driving, turret swivel and barrel raise and lower.
This fantastic scale radio controlled replica from Taigen looks great and is feature packed. The highly detailed finish adds to the realism, the included commander figure who is fully painted and in uniform completes the model perfectly. The tank fires plastic bbs and is the upgraded version with a built in real smoke generator and sound effects. Realistic sound effects – motor start-up, engine, machine-gun and cannonball when it fires a BB. All functions of the RC tank are controlled from the included transmitter. The tank can go forward and backward at two different speeds and the real working tracks mean it can be rotated any way. The turret is also fully controllable and can be rotated as well as moving the gun up and down. The tank has working suspension for climbing over objects and up hills.
History: The real Tiger I was a German heavy tank used in World War II, produced from late 1942 as an answer to the challenge of facing the unexpectedly formidable Soviet armor encountered in the initial months of Operation Barbarossa. The Tiger I design gave the Wehrmacht its first main battle tank that was capable of using its most formidable piece of ordnance, the 88 mm gun, which had previously showed its convincing effectiveness against both aircraft and other tanks. The Tiger differed from earlier German tanks principally in its design philosophy. Its predecessors balanced mobility, protection, and firepower. The Tiger I represented a new German approach that emphasised firepower and armor at the expense of mobility.