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40k photo of 1938-42 Mercedes-Benz 170V Wehrmacht Kübelsitzwagen
Mercedes-Benz 170VK (W136K)

Years of production: 1938-1942
Overall production: 19075 examples, see Production table
Body: Mercedes-Benz 170V based military car for Wehrmacht
Engine: 38hp/3200rpm, straight 4-cyl, 4-stroke 1,697cc
Compression ratio: 6,0-6,5:1
Bore/Stroke: 73,5/100mm
Clutch: dry single plate
44k image of 1938-42 Mercedes-Benz 170V Wehrmacht KübelsitzwagenLength: 4100mm, width: 1690mm, height: 1830mm
Wheelbase: 2845mm
Front wheel track: 1310mm
Rear track: 1370mm
Rear axle road clearance: ?mm
Turning radius: 5,5m
Gearbox: 4 speeds + rear (before 1939 synchronized III - IV gears, since 1940 synchronized I - IV gears)
43k image of 1938-42 Mercedes-Benz 170V Wehrmacht KübelsitzwagenHydraulical brakes on all wheels
Weight: 1235 kg + 425 kg "payload"
Maximal speed: 90 km/h
Tyres: 5,25x16 inches
Fuel tank capacity: 43 Ltr.
Fuel consumption: 13 Ltr./100km (highway)

Photos and data are from:
Werner Oswald's book "Mercedes-Benz Personenwagen 1886-1986", 1987, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
Sergey Kuznetsov (Harkov, Ukraine).
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Last updated 8 IX 2002.