Studebaker M29 Weasel
ITEM :Studebaker M29 Weasel Tracked Personnel Carrier
Year : 1944
AVAILABLE FOR: TV & Film / Photo Shoots, Events & Displays
REGION/COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE: USA
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : 1944 M29 Weasel Tracked Personnel Carrier was a vehicle designed by Studebaker for operations in mud and snow fitting 15-inch span track links along a basic chassis. The hull superstructure was plain and boxy with a folding windscreen at front and an optional canvas covering over the passenger cabin. The driver was positioned at the front-left with three seats in the rear spanning the width of the hull.
As a tracked vehicle, the weasels provided a solid cross-country performance. It saw combat service in mainland Europe including the Italian Campaign.
Engine: Studebaker Model 6-170 Champion 6-cylinder gasoline; 70 bhp (52 KW) at 3,200 rpm.
Maximum speed: 36 mph (58 km/hrs.)
Weight: 3,800 lb (1,700 kg) dry
Width: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Height: 4 ft 3 in (1.30 m) or 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) to top of windscreen
Crew: 4 (and if required more)