Rover G1, G4, G5, L 1500 A
Mercedes-Benz type G 5
Type G 5 
Name G 5 
Name Mercedes-Benz type G 5 
Short name G 5 
Model W 152 
Production 1937 - 1941 
Number produced 378 
Comments concerning the production period  
Wheelbase 2530 mm 
Track rear/front 1422/1422 or 1410/1410 mm 
Length 3990 mm 
Width 1680 mm 
Height 1900 mm 
Smallest turning circle 12 m; for four-wheel direction 7 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2150 kg 
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load 270 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty 1880 kg 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Otto 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 149 II 
No. of cylinder/configuration 4 / in line 
Bore x stroke 82 x 95 mm 
Total displacement 2006 ccm 
Compression ratio 6,5 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 45 hp at 3700 /min 
Maximum torque 12,8 mkg at 1800 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / lateral, upright 
Valve operation 1 lateral camshaft 
Camshaft drive via spur gears 
Mixture formation 1 horizontal-draught carburetter Solex 30 BFLVS 
Cooling water cooling / pump 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication 
Electric system 6 V 
Battery 105 Ah 
Dynamo 90 W 
Starter motor electrical / 0,8 PS 
Fuel tank 50 l 
Fuel supply  
Driven whells front and rear wheels 
Power transmission via power divider and cardan shafts on front- and rear wheels (3 self-locking differentials) 
Frame desing box-section frame 
Wheel suspension front double wishbone 
Wheel suspension rear double wishbone 
Suspension front coil springs 
Suspension rear coil springs 
Steering four-wheel screw-and-nut steering; rear wheel steering disengageable 
Steering transm ratio  
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system hydraulic, effective on front- and rear wheels 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical, effective on drive shaft 
Wheels sheet steel-disc wheels 
Wheels rims flat-base rim 28 x 5 
Tyres 6,00-18 SS off-road 

Skrzynie biegów tego modelu (gearbox and performance):

Rover G1, G4, G5, L 1500 A
Mercedes-Benz type G 5
Gearbox 5-speed gear shift 
Shifting Control lever car center 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 7,22; II. 4,82; III. 2,26; IV. 1,18; V. 0,885 
Differential ratio 6,86 
Maximum speed 85 km/h, with four-wheel steering 30 km/h 
Fuel consumption Road 18 l, country 27 l 
acc. to guideline