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VW M265, 4 x 2, 12V (Side view, right side)


Side view, right side

Picture courtesy of Henrik Clausen, Copenhagen


Danish Army Specific: The VW M265 saw widespread service in the army in the 1970s. It was used in many roles (e.g. cable layer, maintenance).
: As for the
T2 M221.
Length: 4.42 m (172 inches).
Width: 1.72 m (67 inches).
Height: 2.24 m (87 inches).
Weight: 2.300 kg (5.060 lb.).
: 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.
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 + 4.
Additional: Shown vehicle is probably a middle 1970s vehicle. Acquisition price in 1974 was around 32.000,- DKr.

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