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This vehicle produced in Mühlhausen, not in Essen like the rest Krupp soft skin vehicles.

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Sd. Kfz. (Sonder-Kraftfahrzeug, special vehicle) 247
Schw. gl. gepanzerter Pkw.
(Schwere gelände gepanzerter Personenkraftwagen, heavy offroad armoured car)

Years of production: 1937-1938
Overall production: about 20
Krupp Protze based 6x4 front engine rear 4-wheel drive armoured car for high-ranked
Length: 4600mm, width: 1960mm, height: 1700mm
Wheelbase: 2445 + 910 mm
Road clearance: 240mm
Front suspension: rigid, on semielliptic leaf springs
Front wheel track: 1580mm; toe-in: ? mm; camber: ?o; caster: ?o
Rear suspension: 2 rigid achles with 1 common coil spring
Rear track: 1565mm (both axles)
Turning radius: 8 m
Both differentials lockable
Engine: "Krupp M 304" 60hp/2500rpm, petrol aircooled opposite 4-cyl. OHV 4-stroke, 3308cc
Bore/Stroke: 90/130 mm
Compression ratio: 5,2 : 1
Carburettor: one Solex BFLH 40
Electrics: 12V, battery capacity - 75 A*h
Generator type and power: ?; ? W
Starter type and power: ?, ? hp
Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm; electrode clearance: ? mm
Clutch: dry single plate
Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
Gearbox: 4 forward, 1 back + auxilliary box
Ratios: ?
Differential ratio: 5,25 : 1
Box profile frame
Brakes: 4-wheel hydraulic
Hand brakes: on gearbox
Weight: 4600kg + 600kg load; trailer weight - 1000kg
Maximal speed: 70 km/h
Tyres: 7,50-17 inches, offroad
Tyre pressures (atmospheres): ?
Fuel tank capacity: 110 Ltr.
Petrol consumption: 28 Ltr/100km (highway), 40 Ltr/100km (offroad)
Gearbox oil carter capacity: ? L
Ford depth: 600mm
Armour: 8 mm
Crew: 6

Photos and data are from:
Werner Oswald "Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichwehr,Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr", 1982,
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
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