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VW M231, 4 x 2, 12V (Side view, left side)

 
 

Side view, left side

Picture courtesy of Henrik Clausen, Copenhagen

 

Danish Army Specific: The VW M231 saw widespread service in the army in the 1970s.
Historical
: As for the
T2 M221.
Length: 4.50 m (175 inches).
Width: 1.72 m (67 inches).
Height: 2.12 m (82 inches).
Weight: 2.300 kg (5.060 lb.).
Engine
: Own 4-cylinder, 1584 cm3 (97 cubic inches), air-cooled.
Horsepower: 50 at 4.000 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 12 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, servo-assisted.
Tyres: 185 - R14.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 57 liter (12 gallons).
Range: 300 km (187 miles).
Crew: 1 + 7.
Additional: Shown vehicle is probably a middle 1970s vehicle. Acquisition price in 1975 was around 35.000,- DKr.


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