Mercedes-Benz Lo 2000 diesel platform truck.

  • Legend 3: Mercedes-Benz Lo 2000 diesel platform truck

  • Mercedes-Benz Lo 2000 diesel platform truck.

    The world’s first light-duty truck with a diesel engine, the Lo 2000 prepared the ground for the automotive diesel engine’s final breakthrough. It was also the first diesel-engined truck offered by Mercedes-Benz, specially tailored to the wishes of small operators. With its payload capacity of roughly two tons, it would today be allocated to the van category.

    • Cylinders 4
    • Displacement 230 cu in
    • Output 55 hp (40 kW)
    • at engine speed 2000/min
    • Top speed 40 mph
    • Payload capacity 4410 lbs
    • Production period 1932-1940
    • Units produced 12253

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