Peugeot Type 1525

Another vehicle from the Fondation Berliet: The Peugeot Type 1525, produced between 1917 and 1920, in the recently created Sochaux plant .

Various different types of truck were produced by Peugeot, mostly for the French Army. In total around 6,000 Peugeot trucks supplied the front at Verdun during the First World War.

The type 1525 Truck, first produced in 1917, featured a 4 cylinder 4,712 cc engine with a claimed maximum power output of 22 hp. The maximum speedwas given as 30 km/h (19 mph). The front mounted engine drive the rear wheels via a four speed gear box and a rotating steel drive-shaft. The truck came with steel wheels, and these were doubled at the back, and shod with solid rubber tyres. The maximum usable load weight was reckoned at 4,000 kg.

Between 1917 and 1920 the company produced 4,084 Type 1525 trucks.

(source: wikipedia)



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