Saturday, September 7, 2019

1944 White M16 MGMC Half-Track

Nicknamed the "Meat Chopper" the M16 was famous for its effectiveness against low-flying aircraft and infantry, making it extremely popular with soldiers. A (6,330 cc) 6-cylinder engine produced 128 hp.

Speed wasn't the reason the 9 ton vehicle was appreciated. With a 60 US gallon (230 l) fuel tank it could reach a top speed of 41.7 mph (67.1 km/h) with a range of 175 miles.
It had a main armament of four 0.5 in (12.7 mm) machine guns in a M45 Quadmount and 12 millimeters of armor on the front and the sides.

The relic appears at RM Sotheby's without estimate or reserve.