The PzKpfw V Panther Ausfuhrung F medium tank was outfitted with a smaller turret than either the A or G models to reduce its overall profile. The late-war Ausf. F also came equipped with a more potent 88mm main gun and was outfitted with specially designed stereoscopic aiming gear for more precise target acquisition.
The weight of the production model was increased to 43 tons from the original plans for a 35 ton tank. Hitler had personally reviewed the final designs and insisted on an increase in the thickness of the frontal armor - the front glacis plate was increased from 60mm to 80mm and the turret front plate was increased from 80mm to 100mm.
Once the problems caused by the vulnerability of the engine and the transmission were solved, it proved to be a very effective fighting vehicle. The crew was made up of five members: driver, radio operator (who also fired the bow machine gun), gunner, loader, and commander.
This particular 1:50 scale version comes in a summer camouflage pattern. Sold Out!