s. Pz. Sp. Wg. (Sd. Kfz. 231): Heavy Armored Scout Car

s. Pz. Sp. Wg. (Sd. Kfz. 231): Heavy Armored Scout Car 6-radGerman nomenclature: schwerer Panzer­späh­wagen (Sd. Kfz. 231) mit Fahr­gestell des leichter gelände­gangiger Last­kraft­wagen (o).

English designation: Heavy armored scout car with special chassis of the light cross-country truck (standard commercial vehicle).

SPECIFICATIONS

Net weight         5,300 kg         11,684 lb.
Pay load 700 kg 1,543 lb.
Gross weight 6,000 kg 13,227 lb.
Weight: Front axle 1,850 kg 4,078 lb.
Weight: Rear axle 2,075 kg 4,574 lb.
Length (overall) 5,600 mm 18 ft., 4 ins.
Width (overall) 1,850 mm 6 ft., 1 in.
Height (overall) 2,250 mm 7 ft., 4 ins.
Ground clearance 200 mm 8 ins.
Tread centers 1,840 mm 6 ft.
Wheelbase 2,500/900 mm 98/35 ins.
Wheel width    
Angle of approach   55°
Angle of departure   40°
Seating capacity 600 mm 23 ins.
Fording depth
Climbing ability   13°
Overturn gradient (lengthwise)   55°
Overturn gradient (crosswise)   35°
Turning radius 16 meters 52 ft., 6 ins.
Trailer load    
Engine horsepower 70 c-v 69 hp
Piston displacement 4,600 cu cm 276 cu. ins.
Fuel tank capacity 100 liters 26.4 gal.
Highway fuel consumption   5.9 m.p.g.
Average terrain fuel consumption   3.6 m.p.g.

German: p. 74.63

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