ESM 500 powershift transmission

The ESM 500 is an outstanding transmission for modern combat tanks. It features five forward and two reverse gears. It is also equipped with a high-performance brake system with a secondary retarder and carbon friction brakes. Developed and produced by RENK, the ESM 500 was manufactured in series for the French combat tank LECLERC.

Features

ESM 500

For tracked vehicles 50-70 t

Power range
750–1,200 kW (1,600 HP)

5 forward gears /
2 reverse gears

Technical data

Dimensions:
1,530 x 1,130 x 720 mm
Maximum engine performance:
1,200 kW (1,600 HP)
Weight class:
50–70t
Powershift transmission:
5 forward gears, 2 reverse gears
Overall gear ratio, mechanical:
5.36
Transmission weight (without oil):
1,800 kg
Brake system:
Integrated, high-performance system

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