Amphibious car VW Schwimmwagen type COBI 2403 - World War II

Kit of the military amphibious vehicle Volkswagen KdF 166 Schwimmwagen, based on the VW Beetle. The assembled model has a hinged propeller and a solid door to prevent water from entering the vehicle. The package includes a figure of a German Luftwaffe pilot equipped with binoculars and a Mauser 98K automatic rifle. A paddle is attached to the left side of the car. Simply cut out the instructions to get a Cobigames collector's card.
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349 Kč
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List Number: COBI-2403
EAN: 5902251024031
Warranty:24 měsíců
Price excluding VAT:288,67 Kč
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You know that:

  • The car was in the armament of the German army from 1942 until the end of the war?
  • A total of 14,265 were produced?
  • The car had a hinged propeller at the rear for fast movement on the water?
  • The wagon also included paddles and a 3 metre pole for measuring water depth?
  • The tubular structure was manufactured in Berlin by the American company Ambi-Budd, which ironically also produced parts for American Jeeps ?
  • The vehicle was equipped with a special gear for getting out of the water onto the shore ?
  • In the water, the car was steered by turning the front wheels in the same way as on dry land ?
  • The Schwimmvagen also proved its worth during the African campaign and E. Rommel requested the delivery of more units, but the army supplied him with a Kübelwagen type instead ?
  • The price of one car was 4,200 Reichsmarks, about 17300 € today ?

Technical parameters:

  • dimensions length 3,82 m, width 1,48 m, height 1,61 m
  • weight 903 kg (empty)
  • power unit petrol 4-cylinder VW 1,3l engine with 25 hp
  • maximum speed on road 80 km/h, in water 11 km/h
  • fuel tank capacity 50 l
  • range up to 450 km on the road, consumption when sailing 10l/h
  • armament usually 7.92 mm machine gun 
  • equipment 2x paddle and measuring rod
  • crew max. 4 persons


Below you will find assembly instructions that give an idea of the difficulty (children usually have no problem), or in case the original instructions inserted in each package are lost. It will also help if you are in doubt about what all the pack contains. This service is brought to you exclusively by COBISHOP.CZ

Počet figurek1 ks
Verze (série)12/2020
Rozměr po sestavení15 x 5,5 cm
Počet kostek200 ks
Hmotnost balení245 g
Rozměr krabice (balení)27,5 x 18 x 5,5 cm
Doporučený věk6+
Kostečky lze kombinovat s jinou známou značkouAno
Obsahuje světélkující kostkyNe
KolekceWorld War II
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