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German Balkenkreuz

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

Production

  • Schwere geländegängige gepanzerte Personenkraftwagen (SdKfz 247): 58
    • Production: July 1941 - January 1942
    • Manufacturer: Daimler-Benz

Specifications

  Schwere geländegängige gepanzerte Personenkraftwagen (SdKfz 247)
Crew 6
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 4.46 tons
Length 5 m
Height 1.8 m
Width 2 m
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°
Hull Front, Lower 8@35°
Hull Sides, Upper 8@35°
Hull Sides, Lower 8@35°
Hull Rear 8@30° & 8@35°
Hull Top 6@90° & Open
Hull Bottom None
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Horch 3.5
Transmission 5 forward, 1 reverse.
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road 80 kph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 400 km
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