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Germany's Schwere geländegängige gepanzerte Personenkraftwagen (SdKfz 247) armored car

Production

  • Schwere geländegängige gepanzerte Personenkraftwagen (SdKfz 247): 581
    • Production: July 1941 - January 19421
    • Manufacturer: Daimler-Benz1

Specifications

  Schwere geländegängige gepanzerte Personenkraftwagen (SdKfz 247)
Crew 61
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 4.46 tons1
Length 5 m1
Height 1.8 m1
Width 2 m1
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 8@38°1
Hull Front, Lower 8@35°1
Hull Sides, Upper 8@35°1
Hull Sides, Lower 8@35°1
Hull Rear 8@30°1 & 8@35°1
Hull Top 6@90°1 & Open1
Hull Bottom None1
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Horch 3.51
Transmission 5 forward, 1 reverse.1
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 80 kph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 400 km1
Turning Radius  
Elevation Limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Return rollers each side  
Tires  

Sources:

  1. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site

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