|Engine Power (hp)||750|
|Speed Limit (km/h)||48|
|Standard Shell Penetration (mm)||201 - 335|
|Standard Shell Damage||263 - 438|
|Rate of Fire (rounds/min)||7.8|
A deep modernization of the M48 tank. Development of the prototype was started in 1957, and in 1959 the order for production of the first tank was placed with Chrysler. A total of 15,000 vehicles of four modifications were manufactured.