Mercedes-Benz L 6500 platform truck.

  • Collection 2: Mercedes-Benz L 6500 platform truck

  • Mercedes-Benz L 6500 platform truck.

    In 1935 Mercedes-Benz put the Gaggenau-built L 6500 heavy-duty truck on the market. It was equipped with a powerful six-cylinder diesel engine and specially designed for long-haul transportation work. The three-axle version with a payload capacity of ten tons was sold as the L 10000.

    • Cylinders 6
    • Displacement 764 cu in
    • Output 150 hp (110 kW)
    • at engine speed 1700/min
    • Top speed 35 mph
    • Payload capacity 14330 lbs
    • Production period 1935-1940
    • Units produced 2137

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