This is the Trumpeter 01514 kit in 1/35 scale, of the ‘German Mittlere Zugkraftwagen 8 ton – Early version’.
The vehicle first appeared in 1938 and was destined to be used mainly as the tractor for the 8.8 cm FlaK gun and the 15 cm sFH 18 150mm howitzer.
The vehicle could carry gun crews of up to 12 men in theatre-type seats. The rear of the vehicle was an enclosed compartment for storage of ammunition. The tractor could tow loads up to 8,000 kg in weight. Most were fitted with a winch.