Lot 0334: Powerpack Leo 1 MBT (Germany)

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Built to military-grade standards, this powerpack is made with top-quality materials and features a sophisticated cooling system that prevents overheating and extends the life of the engine. Its compact design allows for easy installation.

The MTU MB 838 CaM 500 engine used in this powerpack is a proven workhorse that has been used in a variety of military vehicles over the years. Its advanced design features make it particularly well-suited to the demands of tank operation, with excellent power output, reliability, and fuel efficiency.

The ‘Planetengetriebe’ ZF 4 HP 250 transmission is a state-of-the-art design that provides smooth and efficient shifting, even under heavy load conditions. This transmission is well-regarded for its durability and ability to withstand the rigors of combat.

The powerpack as being offered is a takeout from a running tank.

The ultimate German tank engine in the Cold War



The power pack is consisting of:

Engine type:                    MTU MB 838 CaM 500, 10-cylinder, water-cooled, diesel

Power output: 830 horsepower at 2,200 rpm

Cooling system:             Liquid cooling with a centrifugal pump and radiator

Transmission:                 ZF 4 HP 250, 4 forward gears, 2 reverse gears

Weight:                            approximately 3,900 kg

Dimensions:                    Length overall:    102 ½ “ (2,60 m)

Width overall:      79”      (2,01 m)

Height overall:     60”      (1,53 m)


Location:                         Wichita Kansas USA

Condition:                       Take out from a running tank (low hrs)

Permits:                           In case of export out of the USA an export permit will be required.



Between € 20.000 and € 27.000