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Volkswagen Kubel / Kubelwagen Multirole Armored Car (1940)

The Kublewagen light armored car a robust and reliable vehicle the many fronts making up War 2 for the German Army.

The Volkswagen Car) was the product of Porsche and engineering and design originating in at Adolf Hitler’s request. production examples — as the Type 62 — appeared in and were based on Porsche’s VW automobile design. When the was selected to fill the ranks of the German military, several changes were implemented to the Type 82 designator. By war’s some 50,000 to 55,000 of the Volkswagen Kubel (meaning or Kubelwagen (meaning bucket would be produced — the derived from the bucket-type of the seats. Full rate began in 1940 with already embroiled in total

Volkswagen Kubelwagen

In practice, the Volkswagen Kubel highly reliable, robust and by all banners that it operated and served the same multi-role as that of the equally-famous American JEEPof the Allies. The Kubel a light-weight and inexpensive production car the capability to operate equally on road or off road. Power for vehicles was served through a 4-cylinder engine producing with 998cc while and onwards models were through a 25-horsepower engine 1,131cc. The operational components of the design proved efficient and to maintain under the harshest of conditions and the air-cooled engine that it could operate in colder temperatures when to a liquid-cooled design. Crew was nothing more than metal body panels. cover consisted of a canvas top with integrated screens to the windowless doors. Four served as the exit/entry methods for the and up

to three passengers.

The Kubel appeared in a variety of including the Type 92 which a fully-enclosed body design onwards). A tropical version, as the Tropenfest, was also delivered the base Kubels failed to in hot climates across North and the Middle East. These fitted with special to navigate the deep sands and filtration. This variant was unofficially by the Allies as the German

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