View Full Version : The inspiration for the V100

03-14-2014, 09:46
On the patent application for the V100, they claimed a reference to page 34 of Life Magazine Sept 27,1943 issue. Here is that page courtesy of Google books, A German Sd Kfz. 222


03-14-2014, 21:54
Their first attempt did look something like that. Its amazing the jump they made from that first prototype to the V100. That thing is just plain well designed, with almost every part accessible. Except the **** pump for the winch, you have to lift the engine up to put that on or off, it seems!