Technical Details

These technical details are taken from a German manual for the captured tank. The original French configuration may have been different.

Pz Kpfw 35 R (f)
Crew
Gunner 1
Driver 1
Physical characteristics
Weight 9800 kg
Length Overall 4.00 m
Width Overall 1.85 m
Track edges 1.77 m
Tread 1.56 m
Track 0.21 m
Height Overall 2.10 m
Ground clearance 0.32 m
Armament and ammunition
Gun 37 mm tank gun
Machine gun 7.9 mm machine gun
Armor
Hull and superstructure Front 32 mm
Sides 40 mm
Rear 40 mm
Top 15 mm
Bottom 14 mm
Type
  • Bottom: Rolled
  • Other: Cast
Turret Front 45 mm
Sides 40 mm
Rear 40 mm
Top 30 mm
Type Cast
Performance
Road Sustained speed 20 km/h
Range 138 km
Mileage 1.22 l/km
Medium terrain Sustained speed 8.7 km/h
Range 80 km
Mileage 2.14 km/l
Terrain Vertical climb 0.50 m
Upward climb 23°
Fording 0.60 m
Engine and fuel
Engine Make Renault
Cylinders Number 4
Arrangement Row
Bore 120 mm
Stroke 130 mm
Capacity 5.881 l
Power Engine speed 2200 rpm
Kilowatt 60
Metric horsepower 82
Power-to-weight ratio Kilowatt/ton 6.1
Metric horsepower/ton 8.4
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel capacity 168 l

Sources

  1. Koch. Panzerkampfwagen 35 R (f) : Gerätbeschreibung und Bedienungsanweisung zum Fahrgestell und Aufbau ohne Turm. Berlin : Heereswaffenamt, 1941. 95 p. D 658/15. NARA T283 R41.