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SdKfz 263 (8 rad)


SdKfz 263 (8 rad)

Armour Details




 Front 18mm@17(19.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@35(12.0mm)
 Top  6mm@90(6.0mm)


 Front 8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  10mm@31(12.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 19 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1938 - 1945
Quantity Produced 240
Weight  8.1 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 1
M.G's Large -
Length 5.85 (mtr)
Width 2.2 (mtr)
Height 2.9 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 62.5 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 19.375 (mph)
Range Road 187 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 150
Power/Weight 18.51 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The SdKfz 263 (8 rad) was an armoured car , 240 of which were used by the germans between 1938 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.2 metres wide, 5.85 metres long, 2.9 metres high and weighed 8.1 tonnes.

Powered by a 150hp petrol engine the SdKfz 263 (8 rad) was capable of a road speed of 62mph and a cross country speed of 19mph. The SdKfz 263 (8 rad) had a road range of 187 miles

Based on the 8 wheel armoured car chassis, the vehicle was armed with 1 light machine gun.

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