New Release: SU-85mm Self-propelled Gun
Buy the SU-85 by October 16 and get free shipping on your entire order*
*Within the USA free shipping means delivery by the United States Postal Service using First Class Mail (packages up to 8 ounces) and Priority Mail (packages over 8 ounces). Select Countries: Free Economy Mail delivery (4-8 weeks) is also being offered to Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Luxemburg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
About the SU-85:
The SU-85 was a tank destroyer specifically designed to deal with heavy German armor such as the Tiger and the Panther. Designed on the original T-34 medium tank chassis, the SU-85’s sole purpose was to deal with these heavily-armed German terrors. While these tank destroyers were excellent in their assigned roles, they also had no defensive machine gun, making them susceptible to close-range attacks.
The SU-85 was only produced for a short time until the Red Army deployed the new T-34/85, mounting the same 85mm gun on a T-34. Because of this improvement on the T-34, production of the SU-85 was ceased and Soviet factories began turning out the next generation of tank destroyers, the SU-100. Although the Soviets during World War II no longer produced the SU-85, it saw continued use through other 20th century conflicts.
Much like the Soviet tanks, our version of the SU-85 is also based on the chassis of our T-34 model.
- Units produced: 2,050
- Crew: 4 (commander, driver, gunner, loader)
- Main armament: 85mm D-5T gun (later equipped with D-5S)
- Engine: V-2 12-cylinder diesel
- Suspension: Christie vertical coil spring
- Operational range: 248 mi (road), 124 mi (terrain)
- Speed: 29 mph (road)
Additional information about this Brickmania custom building kit:
The SU-85 comes with the following features:
- Custom-printed minifigure
- 5 opening hatches
- Includes custom-printed elements
- 1-wide Brickmania™ Tracklinks
- Spacious interior including room for driver and engine
- Main gun capable of traversing, elevating, and depressing
- 1/35 scale to match other Brickmania models
- Designed by Yitzy Kasowitz
- Includes 433 genuine new-condition LEGO® & BrickArms elements
- Intermediate Skill Level (4-6 years of experience with LEGO is recommended)
All Brickmania model kits are made of new-condition LEGO bricks. This model comes disassembled and includes complete printed building instructions and comes packaged in a sealed box. This is a limited edition kit and production may be discontinued at any time.