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Germany's Faun L900D567 heavy truck

Design

The Faun L900D567 was used to transport light tanks.1 It was a 6x4 truck.1 Not many were produced as half tracks towing trailers with a tank on it replaced the Faun trucks.1

Production

  • Faun L900D567 heavy truck:
    • Manufacturer: Büssing-NAG2, Vomag2, Faun2, Fross-Büssing2, Krupp2, MAN2

Specifications

  Faun L900D567 heavy truck
Crew  
Passengers  
Radio  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 20,282 lb1
9,200 kg1
Weight - Cargo 19,400 lb1
8,800 kg1
Length 34' 1.4"1
10.4 m1
Height 8' 6.4"1
2.6 m1
Width 8' 2.4"1
2.5 m1
Ground clearance  
Ground pressure  
Armament  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model) 1: Deutz F6M5171
1: Deutz2
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders 61,2
Capacity 13,450 cc2
Net HP 1501,2
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Transmission (Type)  
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Fuel (Type) Diesel1,2
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road  
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road  
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle  
Climbing ability  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  

Sources:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, Chris Bishop, 1998
  2. World War Two Military Vehicles Transport & Halftracks, G. N. Georgano, 1994
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site