T-55 Driving

Product Details

Drive the iconic Battle Tank of the Cold War the most produced tank ever! The T-55 800 hp!

You will get a first-hand experience via one-to-one instruction on how to drive a tank!
Our objective is simple, to give you the best experience possible in terms of quality, enjoyment, and satisfaction.
Upon arrival, you will be given a safety briefing before driving. Your 1 drive around tank course of approximately 15 minutes followed by at least 30 minutes as a passenger with your Tank driving instructor. 
Spectators allowed as passengers for 25 € Includes Cold War Park War Machine exhibition visit.v
This program last app. 45 minutes.
Type
Place of origin Soviet Union
Service history
In service 1949–present
   
Production history
Designer
Designed 1945–1958
Manufacturer
  • KhPZUVZ (Soviet Union)
  • Bumar-Łabędy (Poland)
  • ZTS Martin (Czechoslovakia)
Produced
  • 1946–1981 (Soviet Union)
  • 1956–1979 (Poland)
  • 1957–1983 (Czechoslovakia)
No. built 86,000–100,000+ est.
Variants See Operators and variantssection below
Specifications (T-55)
Mass 36 tonnes (39.7 ST)
Length 9.00 m (with gun forward)
Width 3.37 m
Height 2.40 m
Crew 4

Armour 205 mm turret front 
130 mm turret sides 
60 mm turret rear
30 mm turret roof
120 mm hull front at 60° (100 mm after 1949)[1]
79 mm hull upper sides
20 mm hull lower sides
60 mm at 0° hull rear
20 mm hull bottom
33-16 mm hull roof
Main
armament
D-10T 100 mm rifled gun
Secondary
armament
7.62 mm SGMT coaxial machine gun, (12.7 mm DShK heavy machine gun)
Engine Model V-55(V-54) V-12 water-cooled. 38.88-l diesel
500 hp (373 kW) up to 800 hp (597 kW) (late versions)
Power/weight 14.6 hp (10.4 kW) / tonne
Transmission Mechanical [synchromesh], 5 forward, 1 reverse gears
Suspension Torsion bar
Ground clearance 0.425 m
Fuel capacity 580 l internal, 320 l external (less on early T54), 400 l jettisonable rear drums
Speed 48 km/h (30 mph)

699 EUR

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