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The Tiger I or PzKpfw VI Tiger was a heavy tank used by Germany during WWII. It had a gasoline powered, 12 cylinder, Maybach HL230 P45 Engine, which was capable of propelling the Tiger at speeds of up to 38 km/h. The Tiger also had a 8 speed forward, 4 speed reverse transmission and a torsion bar suspension system. The amount of crew members of the Tiger were five and the armament was an 88mm KwK 36 L/56 main gun and two MG 34s mounted both coaxially and in the bow. Tigers were armored from 100 mm of frontal hull armor, 82 mm of both side and rear armor, 100 mm of frontal turret armor, 82 mm for side and rear turret armor.