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Pz.Kpfw VI Ausf.H Tiger I (early) / VK.4501(H)

GENERAL DATA
Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf.H (Sd.Kfz.181), Tiger I (Frühes Produktion Modell), VK 4501(H), Tiger(H), Tiger-Henschel (Tiger prototype)
Heavy Tank
FuG 5
Henschel & Söhn AG

5

  • Commander: Turret, left-rear
  • Gunner: Turret, left-front
  • Loader: Turret, right-rear
  • Driver: Hull, left-front
  • Radio-machine-gunner: Hull, right-front
About 347 [Total Tiger I: 1346]
August 1942 - June 1943

 

DIMENSIONS
57000 kg
1.05 kg/cm²
8.45 m
6.90 m
1.55 m
3.00 m
3.71 m
0.47 m
2.20 m
1.83 m

 

ARMAMENT
88 mm KwK 36 L/56 (1)
92
360° (manual & hydraulic)
+15° to -8° (manual)
6°/sec
TZF9b (binocular)
3 x 7.92 mm MG 34 (2)
5700
1: turret - 2: coaxial, bow (ball mount Kugelblende 100), AA

 

ARMOR
Welding
100 mm / 65°
60 mm / 90°
80 mm / 81°
25 mm / 0°
100 mm / 81°
80 mm / 90°
-
25 mm / 0°
100 mm / 82°
80 mm / 90°
80 mm / 90°
25 mm / 9° (front)
25 mm / 0° (rear)
100-120 mm / 90°
-
-
-

 

AUTOMOTIVE
Maybach HL 210 P45 (250 firsts) & Maybach HL 230 P45 (standard)
V12, 21.4L (HL 210 P45)
23.1L (HL 230 P45)
690 hp to 3000 rpm (HL 210 P45)
700 hp to 3000 rpm (HL 230 P45)
12.1 hp/t (HL 210 P45)
12.3 hp/t (HL 230 P45)
Maybach OG 40 12 16 A:
8 forward, 4 reverse
Henschel L600C: controlled differential, steering wheel and levers
Mechanical, disc
682 L Gasoline (Petrol)

 

SUSPENSION
Double torsion bars
8 triple road-wheels interleaved,
rubber edgings
none
Front, double, 20-tooth
Rear, double, adjustable
On the 2 first and last road wheels
Kgs 63/725/130: Dual center guide, single pin, steel
755 mm
130 mm
96
3.61 m
Kgs 63/520/130: Dual center guide, single pin, steel
520 mm
130 mm
96
3.61 m

 

PERFORMANCES
38 km/h on road - 16 km/h off road
140 km on road - 85 km off road
500 L/100 km on road
900 L/100 km off road
30° (from horizontal)
2.29 m
0.78 m
3.96 m if snorchel or 1.22-1.56 m
7 m

 

Sources
AFV Data Base (lost)

 

 

Drawings

 

File

 

Tiger I (early) with snorchel 1/35Tiger I (early) 1/35Tiger (Tp) 1/35Tiger I (early) Inside 1/35Kursk 1/35 Diorama

 

 

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