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Mercedes 508/35/50, 4 x 2, 24V, D (Side view, right side)

 
 

Side view, right side

Picture courtesy of Hans Henrik Larsen, Copenhagen

 

Danish Army Specific: N/A.
Historical
: The 508-series was introduced in the German as standard 2 ton truck in 1975. It partly superseded the Unimog S 404.
The chassis of the 508/35 was extended by 550 mm and the payload increased to 2.5 ton. This chassis was also used for the
O 309 D bus.
Length: 6.26 m (244 inches).
Width: 2.10 m (82 inches).
Height: 3.00 m (117 inches).
Weight: 5.000 kg (11.000 lb.).
Engine
: Own 4-cylinder, type OM314, 3.782 cm3 (230 cubic inches), liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 85 at 2.800 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed, type DB G 20.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, vacuum assisted.
Tyres: 6.50 - 16.
Fording depth:
without preparation: 0.3 m (12 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 120 liter (26 gallons).
Range: 600 km (374 miles).
Crew: 1 + 2.
Additional: N/A.


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