1958 überstanden sieben Prototypen äußerst strapaziösen Tests und die ersten 250 Fahrzeuge wurden von American Motors (AMC) angefertigt. 1960 Usmc M422a1 Mighty Mite - Excellent Condition With Canvas Top - Runs: $6,500. [3] Over the years, the vehicle was produced in two model versions: the M422 and M422A1. The Mighty Mite was exclusively used by the USMC in Vietnam. Abschalten des Vorderradantriebs, was auch während der Fahrt möglich ist. Suspension arms are solid with not rust out that I could find. They were tough and maybe over-designed, if there is such a thing for military vehicles; which could be why they came in with a mighty price of around $5,200, about $41,000 in 2016 dollars. That’s a mighty price but these are mighty rare. that could carry more than 1½ times that load. By comparison this would spend a lot of time sitting in the barn. Mit einem Stückpreis von über 5.000 US$ war der M422 ein relativ teures Fahrzeug[5] und bis die Herstellung voll angelaufen war, waren die Militär-Hubschrauber so leistungsfähig geworden, dass das Fahrzeug schnell überflüssig wurde. Die Windschutzscheibe ist nach vorne abklappbar. [6] Also, the M422 was rated to carry 850lb (390kg) off road, while all other standard GI 1/4 ton vehicles (even the M151) The top speed of the Mighty Mite is 65 mph however the maximum operating speed recommended by the USMC was 55 mph. Although it didn’t meet the “requirement” for weight, it’s supposedly still the lightest of the military trucks made to date and the first to use an aluminum body. White, Lloyd. It is 80 pounds heavier and 6 inches longer than the M422. 00 lbs. Wisconsin also made engines for the King Midget, how cool would it be to have one of these Wisconsin V4s in a King Midget?! They had an extended, frame [7] The full synchronization meant it could be shifted from 2-wheel drive to 4-wheel drive on the fly. into production the 71" wheelbase model was designated the M422A1. Only around 4,000 were built by AMC before they were deemed obsolete by the Marines due to the new Huey helicopter’s greater cargo capacity over the older Sikorsky chopper’s capacity for which the M422 was originally designed. and this Mite. (152mm) longer in both wheelbase and length, and 80 pounds (36kg) 00 were ever made. WisCon already had the basics to build a reliable V4. Der M422 wird standardmäßig als Zweisitzer genutzt. In 1958, seven prototypes passed grueling tests, and the first 250 vehicles were built by American Motors (AMC). Or subscribe without commenting. serial number 1356. is the earliest known A1 model in existence. folding backrests on the rear fenders. The load carrying capacity is a respectable 850 lbs (390 kgs) off road and the vehicles could be adapted for towing. Having Wisconsin build the engine was a smart move. And if needed, there was even a version HistoricMVs.com has over 20 years of experience incollection and sales of AmericanMilitaria and Military Vehicles. First look on the picture in the daily summary, I thought it is a Mercedes G-model from the 70ties….. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. Range is approximately 221 miles or 362 kms, two people can be carried comfortably however up to six can be carried when required. Looks even more like toy! Sure is a cute little devil. account for the small production total, as well as the short production Frame is solid and no rust. experimental model fashioned from an M422. They could carry 850 pounds compared to 800 pounds for other 1/4 ton military vehicles. The M422ai has a 71" wheelbase. That’s a mighty price but these are mighty rare. With an aluminum body, and an aluminum air-cooled 108 cubic inch V-4 engine, the Mighty-Mite weighed just less than one ton. possibly one of the first 10. serial number 1356. Over $22. Now that is a cool military vehicle, great find. Korean War to Vietnam War Vehicles > USMC Mighty Mite. Vietnam era UH-1 “Huey", Have you ever seen an AMC-built Mighty Mite? I have talked with several people. Like the M151 MUTT, the transfer case only engages/disengages the front wheel drive and is part of the transmission. This vehicle has 31,000 miles on it and is registered, insured, and driven weekly. © Copyright 2019-2020 Empress Miniatures Limited All rights reserved. Damit erreichte der M422 eine Höchstgeschwindigkeit von 108 km/h. parachuting, for the U.S. marines. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_17',135,'0','0'])); This one has new seat cushions, and I’m guessing that means all new seat material because they look brand new. Feb 19, 2019 | $ 10k-20k, New Mexico. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact via the "ask a question" button. for which the M422 had been developed, was being superseded by the or a test run. Die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Mighty Mite reicht zurück bis ins Jahr 1946 als mit der Planung eines neuen Geländewagens für das US-Militär der Nachkriegszeit begonnen wurde. Originally designed to be air transportable following WW2 its development was outstripped by aircraft development which could take an ever increasing load. Among the M422's many other unique features were front and rear limited-slip differentials, inboard differential mounted drum brakes, center-point steering, and the al… The vehicle’s spinning wheels provided propulsion and steering in the water. It’s located in Vista, California and is on eBay with an unmet opening bid of $12,500! Das Fahrzeug ist für eine Transportlast von 390 kg im Gelände ausgelegt, 30 kg mehr als bei allen anderen Standard-0,25-Tonnen-Fahrzeuge der USA (sogar der M151 MUTT). © 2020 Smclassiccars.com - Find your dream car, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States, RARE,1962 AMC Mighty Mite,N422A1,Working Condition,Lots of new stuff come look, 1960 Mighty Mite AMC M422This Mighty Mite has been almost completely restored and looks and runs great. This model was the M422E1 of which only a few were made. It will need a bit of detail work but this would really draw a crowd at any car show. Like any other USMC contract vehicle, the M422s came from the factory with all deep-water fording equipment installed, except for the pipes. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',134,'0','0'])); The Mighty Mite was designed for the Marines, specifically to be transported in helicopters, so they had to be relatively light – weighing under 1,500 pounds was one of the parameters. 1960 Mighty Mite AMC M422This Mighty Mite has been almost completely restored and looks and runs great. 1961 M422A1 Mighty Mite. (Finders fees paid for successful leads that end in purchase of desired items listed above). At the time of its development it was the most technologically advanced jeep ever made. The Mighty Mite was exclusively used by the USMC in Vietnam. m) of torque, which Originally designed to be air transportable following WW2 its development was outstripped by aircraft development which could take an ever increasing load. American Sports & Muscle Cars 1963 American Motors M422A1 Mighty-Mite Sold For $47,600 Inclusive of applicable buyer's fee. that were integrated into the functional tailgate, as well as two Only about 1000 of the M422 were built in 1961, and about 1200 M422a1 (about 12 inches longer) were built in 1962.