Technical Museum in Sinsheim (Germany). VW Kübelwagen. Part 50 (↻100%)

in #museum6 years ago (edited)

VW Kübelwagen

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.

Manufacturer: VW
Year: 1941
Power: 25 HP
Engine cc: 1,131 cc
Engine: 4 cyl.



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This is the first VW test vehicle that had no doors and therefore fitted with bucket seats to prevent passengers from falling out.

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VW Kübelwagen best light car was prefer for US Army infantery officers, very economic low rate of gasoline and no use water for cooling engine, perfect for desert zone. Interesting model of XX Century and technology advance for WWII,

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Me llama mucho la atención los museos de transporte, ellos permiten apreciar como ha avanzado la inventiva del hombre en lo que a vehículos se refiere. Definitivamente son muy interesantes.

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