The ZIL-131 is a 3.5 Ton general purpose 6×6 military truck developed by the former Soviet Union. Variants of the Zil-131 included tractors, cargo trucks, dump trucks, tank transporters and launch platforms such as the 36 tube Grad rocket launcher.

The newly tooled Zil-131 from Trumpeter consists of 330 parts, and features a full drive train assembly complete with an engine, transmission, differential housing, and suspension units. The kit also included rubber tires with a realistically reproduced pattern.