• Description


The M551 Sheridan is another model in the range of 1/16 RC tanks from TAMIYA. The M551 is designed for universal use worldwide. The U.S. Army used this tank for a worldwide police after the 2nd World War. With an aluminum chassis hull and small turret it weighed only 15 tons, but had an enormous firepower thanks to its M81 152mm cannon. The M551 was in service from 1968 to 1996 and was used among other things in the Vietnam war.

Technical Details:
- 1/16 scale kit model - length: 408 mm, width 177 mm, height: 186 mm
- very detailed replica of the M551 with its compact M81 cannon
- Die-cast suspension parts for high stability
- Aluminium gun barrel
- many driving functions: forward/reverse, various cornering, turret turning and cannon movement
- Spring-loaded suspension for each individual track roller suspension
- Cannon fire is represented by an LED, realistic cannon recoil, recoil chassis. Machine gun with LED display
- Realistic engine sound and gunshot noises. The sounds were generated by an original M551 tank.
and are recorded in the model via a large
speaker is played back.
- The upper structure is held by magnets.
- LED equipped searchlight in front
- pre-assembled chains with elastomer imitation tread pads

Required accessories: 6-channel remote control with receiver (Carson Reflex Wheel Stick recommended), NiMH battery (no LiPo!), charger, TAMIYA TS-/X-/XF- color

Scope of delivery:
Kit model with detailed illustrated assembly instructions, multifunction unit, 2x 380cc motor, 1x 130cc moto

WARNINGS: Before you begin assembly, you should read and understand all instructions. If a child is assembling the model, a supervising adult should also have read the assembly instructions. Tools, including knives, are used to assemble the kit. Special care should be taken to avoid injury. If difficulties arise during assembly, ask an adult to supervise the work or a model builder with RC experience or a specialist dealer. Only use tools for their intended purpose. Incorrect use may result in injury. If you use paint and/or glue (not included in the kit), follow the instructions provided with the kit. Keep the kit away from small children. Do not allow children to put any components in their mouths or pull plastic bags over their heads.

Technical data

Engine Type Electric
Scale 1:16
Rec. engine
Brand of car
Drive / Build
Sie befinden sich gerade in der Kategorie Tanks bei Artikel US M551 SHERIDAN FULL OPTION 1/16 PANZER von TAMIYA. Dieses Produkt im Maßstab 1:16 weist eine Länge von , eine Breite von auf und ist als ausgeführt.
The firm Tamiya is specialized in high quality RC-vehicles (cars, trucks and buggies) and one of the leading manufacturer in this genre. This japanese company is based in Shizuoka and produces detailed reproductions of coveted vehicles since 1976. "Tamiya Fighter-Cup" is the name of the annual racing series. Since 1990 the final of Germany takes place in Sonneberg.


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