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Pz Kpfw Tiger Ausf. B "Tiger II"

Description

The Tiger II was the heaviest German tank of World War II to reach production, with a total of 489 being manufactured before the war ended. It replaced the Tiger I, but visually and technologically resembled the Panther more.

Technical Details

Pz Kpfw Tiger Ausf. B "Tiger II"
Crew
Crew 5
Physical Characteristics
Weight 68 t
Length 7.2 m
Width 3.6 m
Height 3.09 m
Armour
Armour (max) 180 mm
Performance
Speed (max) 41.5 km/h
Engine
Engine Maybach HL 230 P30
Net h.p. 600
Cylinders 12
Displacement 23000 cc
Armament
Primary weapon 8,8 cm Kw K 43 (L/71) (1)
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm MG 34 (2)

Images

Photographs provided by Jens Lioen.

Frontal view
Tiger II in Budapest
Early Tiger II
Front and left side view
Another Tiger II in Budapest

Further Reading