Schwerer Panzerspähwagen Sd.Kfz.232

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Many collections have an ultimate goal. Ours is the restoration of a Sd.Kfz.232 Büssing Nag eight wheeled armoured car. What makes this vehicle so interesting is not only how it looks, but the technical challenge faced by the team in the original assembly programme all those years ago. We have to revisit the very same process but only after a detailed information gathering process to gather all surviving information on this vehicle and the parts required for an authentic rebuild. Two transfer boxes, two driver’s positions and the extremely complex eight wheeled independent suspension to highlight just a few of the features. Given how few of these vehicles were assembled it is remarkable that we have managed, very laboriously over a long time, to secure one part after another, keeping a faint glimmer of hope alive.

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