Technical Museum in Sinsheim (Germany). VW Kübelwagen. Part 50 (↻100%)
This light-weight cross-country vehicle was designed in 1941 by Prof. Porsche under pressure.
It was the most built and most road worthy passenger car of the German army. Its undemanding nature and reliability under all weather conditions, in the African sands and on Soviet mud tracks, was legendary. In the army it was called "bucket seat car" or in brief "bucket". Based in the Volkswagen model, it had a reinforced chassis and the body was converted into military requirements, the transmission got a locking differential and a reduced total gear ratio. 50.000 vehicles have been delivered to the army.
Power: 25 HP
Engine cc: 1,131 cc
Engine: 4 cyl.
To be continued.