M18 Hellcat currently on sale from Military Classic Vehicles in Normandy, France!
M18 Hellcat produced by General Motors USA in May 1944.
It has been perfectly restored by a professional workshop in the UK and is in working and used condition. It is supplied with all its interior and exterior accessories, bundles of edges, towing cable, compass, first aid, rifle scope, ammunition boxes, tl lamp, spare blackout headlights, US tarpaulins …
Its original Continental C4 engine has been completely reconditioned.
Sale price: 410,000 €
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Some history on the M18 Hellcat
The M18 Hellcat was a tank destroyer used by the United States during World War II. It was designed and built by Buick and was the fastest tracked armored vehicle of its time. The M18 Hellcat was named for its speed and agility, which allowed it to quickly strike enemy positions and then retreat to avoid counterattacks.
The M18 Hellcat was equipped with a 76mm gun, which was capable of penetrating the armor of most German tanks of the time. Its armor was relatively light to keep the vehicle’s weight down and enhance its speed and maneuverability. This made the M18 vulnerable to enemy fire, but its speed allowed it to avoid most incoming fire.
The M18 Hellcat saw extensive use in the latter stages of World War II, particularly during the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Germany. It was also used in the Korean War and by several other countries, including France, Norway, and Yugoslavia.
Despite its speed and agility, the M18 Hellcat had some drawbacks. Its light armor made it vulnerable to enemy fire, and its open-topped design left its crew exposed to enemy attacks. However, it was still considered one of the most successful tank destroyers of World War II, with a high kill ratio and a reputation for reliability and ease of maintenance.
Today, the M18 Hellcat is a popular subject for model kits and is considered a classic armored vehicle.