Skoda Radschlepper Ost


Radschlepper Ost
Skoda Radschlepper Ost
Porsche Typ 175

Radschlepper Ost
Radschlepper Ost

Radschlepper Ost
Radschlepper Ost

This heavy tractor (4×4) was designed by F.Porsche and produced by Skoda.  Radschlepper Ost was also known as Porsche Typ 175. The development of this vehicle started in 1941/42 as a result of conditions on the Eastern Front.  Complete vehicle was to be ready for Winter of 1942/43. Prototype was ready in late 1942 and 200 vehicles were ordered and then in 1943 order was reduced to 100 vehicles.  The vehicles proved to be a failure and didn’t fullfil the role they were designed for.

Specifications

Weight: 7000kg
Crew: 3 men
Engine: Skoda OHV / 4-cylinder / 90hp
Speed: Road: 15km/h
Cross-Country: –km/h
Range: Road: 125km
Cross-Country: —km
Fuel Capacity: 250 litres
Lenght: 6.220m
Width: 2.300m
Height: 3.065m
Armament: none
Ammo: none
Armor: none

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