Leichter Panzerspähwagen (2 cm) (Sd Kfz 222)

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Production Costs

Leichter Panzerspähwagen (2 cm) (Sd Kfz 222)
Price 19 600 Reichmark
Production time 12 months
Iron 8900 kg
Tin 5 kg
Copper 40 kg
Aluminum 40 kg
Lead 50 kg
Zinc 30 kg
Rubber 142.4 kg

Technical Information

Leichter Panzerspähwagen (2 cm) (Sd Kfz 222)
Crew
Crew 3
Physical Characteristics
Weight, total 4.80 t
Weight, chassis 1.965 t
Length 4.80 m
Width 1.95 m
Height 2.00 m
Firing height 1.75 m
Ground clearance 0.24 m
Wheelbase 2.80 m
Track 1.61 m
Armor
Front 30 mm
Sides and rear 8 mm
Top 5.5 mm
Performance
Maximum speed 85 km/h
Maximum grade, upwards 20°
Vertical obstacle 0.25 m
Fording depth 0.60 m
Fuel capacity 110 l
Mileage (road) 0.37 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 0.61 l/km
Cruising range 300 km
Cross-country range 180 km
Armament
Main weapon 2 cm Kw K 38
Secondary weapon MG 34
Auxillary weapon MP 38/MP 40
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 180
Secondary weapon 1100
Auxillary weapon 192

Sources

  1. Photos von Waffen. Waffenprüfwesen, 1940. 157 p. Waffenprüfwesen Nr. 90/40 g. Kdos. II. Angabe.
  2. PAWLAS, Karl R. Waffen-Revue W 127 - Datenblätter für Heeres-Waffen, -Fahrzeuge und Gerät. Nurnberg : Publizistisches Archiv für Militär- und Waffenwessen, 1976. 248 p. ISBN 3-88088-213-4.