Rover G1, G4, G5, L 1500 A
Mercedes-Benz type L 1500 A
Type L 1500 A 
Name L 1500 A 
Name Mercedes-Benz type L 1500 A 
Short name L 1500 A 
Model L 301 
Production 1941 - 1943 
Number produced 4.900 
Comments concerning the production period  
Wheelbase 3000 mm 
Track rear/front 1575/1634 mm 
Length 4930 mm 
Width 2050 mm 
Height 2225 mm 
Smallest turning circle 14 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 4080 kg (off-road: 3850 kg) 
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load 1410 kg, off-road 1200 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty 2390 kg 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Otto 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 159 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line 
Bore x stroke 80 x 86 mm 
Total displacement 2594 ccm 
Compression ratio 6,3 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 60 hp at 3000 /min 
Maximum torque  
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead 
Valve operation 1 lateral camshaft 
Camshaft drive via spur gears 
Mixture formation 1 double-downdraught carburetter Solex 32 FFJP II 
Cooling water cooling / pump 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 62,5 Ah 
Dynamo 130 W 
Starter motor electrical / 0,6 PS 
Fuel tank under the driver's seat / 70 l 
Fuel supply  
Driven whells front and rear wheels, for road transmission only rear wheels 
Power transmission via power divider and cardan shafts on front- and rear wheels (2 self-locking differentials) 
Frame desing box-section frame 
Wheel suspension front rigid axle 
Wheel suspension rear rigid axle 
Suspension front split springs 
Suspension rear split springs 
Steering ZF-Roį worm-and-sector steering 
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 rear wheels 
Wheels steel-disc wheels 
Wheels rims  
Tyres 190-20 off-road 

Skrzynie biegów tego modelu (gearbox and performance):

Rover G1, G4, G5, L 1500 A
Mercedes-Benz type L 1500 A
Gearbox 4-speed gear shift with transmission 
Shifting 2 Control lever car center 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 6,38; II. 3,63; III. 1,83; IV. 1,0 
Differential ratio 6,31 
Maximum speed Road 84 km/h, country 60 km/h 
Fuel consumption Road 19 l, country 30 l 
acc. to guideline