Steyr 1500 A Series


Steyr 1500 A Series (4×4)
s.gl. Einheits-Pkw

Steyr 1500 A light truck
Steyr 1500 A light truck

Steyr 1500 A/01 infantry carrier
Steyr 1500 A/01 infantry carrier

Late Model Steyr 1500 A/02 Kommandeurwagen Kfz.21
Late Model Steyr 1500 A/02 Kommandeurwagen Kfz.21

12450 Steyr 1500 A vehicles were produced in Austria between 1941-44. Additional 5600 were made by co-producer Auto-Union’s Wanderer factory at Sigmar and Audi at Zwickau in Germany. Steyr 1500 A was produced in three main variants: light truck, infantry carrier and luxury command vehicle for high ranking officers (Kommandeurwagen Kfz.21). Some light trucks were mounted with bodies and were used as ambulances.

Specifications

Weight / Gross Weight: 2485kg / 4160kg
Crew: 2 men (light truck)
8 men (A/01 infantry carrier)
6 men (A/02 Kommandeurwagen Kfz.21)
Engine: Steyr 3517cc petrol engine OHV air-cooled / 8-cylinder / 85hp at 3000rpm
Gearbox: 4 forward and 1 rear
Drivetrain: Dry plate clutch. 4F1R gearbox.2-speed transfer box with front axle disconnected. Rear diff lock.
Axle Gear Ratio: 3.98
Brakes: hydraulic
Speed: Road: 90km/h
Cross-Country: 45km/h
Range: Road: 400km
Cross-Country: 280km
Fuel Capacity: 100 litres
Lenght: 5.08m
Width: 2.03m
Height: 2.32m
Wheelbase: 3.25m
Grund Clearance: 275mm
Tires: 190-20 or 7.50-20
270-16 for desert use
Suspension: Independent front suspensionwith torsion bars. Rigid rear axle with semi-elleptic leaf springs.
Battery (V A/h): 12 / 90
Armament: none
Ammo: none
Armor: none

Data and color photo was provided by Winkelbauer Thomas.


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