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Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D Ausf. D
4 tanks 18 68 84 194 132 190 115 37
Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A Ausf. A
3 141(+8) 244(+13) 222(+10) 256(+11) 270(+8) 266 269 205 143 120 11
Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G Ausf. G
2 105 203 250 368 356 340 274 318 285 209 128 66 49
Panther 2 (since April Panther II) planned; development suspended May 1943
Ausf. F Ausf. F
50 (geplant) 150 (geplant)
dark grey
dark yellow (RAL 7028) as basecoat
dark yellow (RAL 7028) as basecoat
3-Farb-Tarnung direkt auf Rotschutzfarbe ab Werk
Dunkelgrün RAL 6003 als Grundfarbe (ab 20 Dezember 1944)
smoke grenade dischargers
communications port on the left turret side
dark yellow (RAL 7028) as basecoat
single radius steering gear
hand crank for opening the commanders hatch repositioned from 6 o´clock to 9 o´clock
skirts
bore evacuator
drip moulding over escape hatch and communications port
Maybach HL 210 P30 (first 250 tanks)
Maybach HL 230 P30 (starting with tank No. 251)
armoured pot covering the snorkel port on the motor deck
16 bolt roadwheels reinforced with 16 rivets
1 headlight on glacis plate
rain shields for air intake and petrol cap
anti-aircraft ring mount at commander's cupola
drip moulding over gun sight opening in mantlet
road wheels with 24 attachment bolts
Zimmerit coating
new tracks with chevrons
Ausf. A redesigned turret
Ausf. A new cast commander´s cupola wit 7 vision blocks
Ausf. A loaders vision block
Ausf. A new turret drive mechanism
Ausf. A simplified turret position indicator for gunner
Ausf. A road wheels with 24 attachment bolts
Zimmerit coating
pistol ports in turret sides and rear
mounting for close-in defence weapon prepared
ball mount for bow MG instead of "letter box" in glacis plate
monocular T.Z.F.12a replaces binocular T.Z.F.12
2 cooling pipes parallel to left tail pipe
15t-Stahlwinde (winch) replaced by 20t-Stahlwinde, vertically mounting, draw bar coupling added, guidance for hand starter crank
close-in defence weapon installed
Ausf. G redesigned engine bay cover, new upper hull
redesigned driver and radio operator hatches
rotating driver vision block
redesigned cooling system
increase of stowed ammunition, now 82 rounds
welded cover for tail pipes
screens to cover glowing tail pipes
bases ("Pilze") for 2 ton jib boom on turret roof
handle at turret access hatch
modified fastening mechnaism for commander´s vision blocks
rain shield over driver´s vision block
debris guard over mantlet
camouflage pattern applied at assembly plant
steel road wheels on ca. 24 Panthers (M.A.N.)
discontinuation of Zimmerit coating, camouflag direct on primern
since September 9th 1944 discontinuation of Zimmerit coating

experimentally assembly of IR-equipment
chin mantlet ("Kinnblende"); not at all vehicles
self cleaning idler wheel
flame eliminator for tail pipes
crew compartment heater
heightened seat for driver added
Kampfstoffspührpapierhalterungen
from 31.10.1944 to 15.02.45 omission of ivory as interior color
dark green (Dunkelgrün RAL 6003) as base coat (from Dez. 20th)
new AA-MG carriage mounting (not ring mount but stud bolt on 12 o´clock vision block cover)
discontinuation loader´s seat
fastening eyes on turret for camouflage material
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