Zvezda Dodge WC-54 Ambulance | Armorama™

Zvezda have announced a new tooled 1/35 scale Dodge WC-54 ambulance kit.


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nice. The only other maker that offers the WC-54 Ambulance is Italeri.

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And Bilek as well, but i’ve never hear dof this maker before.

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Academy makes a Braille Scale WC-54 with a Bomb cart as well.

It’ll be nice to see how the Zvezda model compares to the Italeri one. :slight_smile:

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The Italeri and Bilek kits are the same plastic. They both are reboxes of the Peerless Max kit from 1976.

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Miniart has released some fine wheeled vehicles as of late; hope they take on the WC-54 as an ambulance.

Roden makes the later Dodge M43, which was used from Vietnam to the 1980s. Hope they do as well…

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This isnt a new kit, its the same old Peerless Max/ Italeri kit.

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Great news, let’s hope they do a carryall as well.

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Is it a new kit or just a new reboxing of the old peerless? Inquiring minds want to know.
I was medivaced in one in 82 outta Lebanon. It was like riding in a freaking target counted 18 holes in it when we got to the hospital and that was with two stops for flat tires in hostile territory…

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@Naseby @Robert_Goldman No gents, this is NOT the ancient and clapped out Peerless Max / Italeri kit! This is an original Zvezda 2024 all new CAD / CAM molded WC-54. Zvezda is producing the WC series, I have their new WC-51 and WC-52 -

And the kits are absolutely amazing. Tamiya quality. Detail, molding, and engineering are outstanding. Zvezda did a major re-org in 2018 and went completely digital in all their manufacturing and the result is kits that can match Tamiya, RFM, and Meng, but sell in the $30 range. They are readily available from shops in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. Also on EBay. I’m really looking forward to the WC-54!

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Thanks for the update

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Zvezda is a brand I avoid but really hope Miniart covers the WC-54 Ambulance in the future.

Looking forward to this as well, if no one else will kit it.

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The new ones are indeed good, but the cast texture is almost inexistent and the weld seems could be better, But probably better than Academy.

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