Humber Scout Car
Introduced by the Rootes Group in 1942. 4,300 were built before production ceased in 1945. Used as a commander's run-around in British Armoured Divisions. The Daimler Dingo was preferred for scouting as it had marginally thicker armour.
US M8 Greyhound
A total of 8,523 M8 Light Armoured Cars (dubbed "Greyhound" by the British) were produced between March 1943 and May 1945. Armed with a 37mm gun and a co-axial mg in the turret. They were fast and with a good cross-country performance. Used for recce by...
US M20 armoured Utility
Open-topped version of the M8 Light Armoured Car, with a .50 cal MG ring mount. Used as a field commander's car and as a highly mobile APC and cargo carrier. 3,791 built from 1943-45.
Humber Light Recon Car Mk III
Four wheel drive model introduced at the end of 1941, with greatly improved cross-country performance. Used by the British Reconnaissance Corps. Many used by the RAF Regiment for airfield defence. Over 3,000 were produced by war's end.
Auto Union Horch Kfz. 69
Heavy Standard (Einheits) chassis for personnel carriers. 4x4 with (mid) support axles. Produced from 1938 to 1943 and used in a variety of roles.
Daimler Armoured Car Mk I
6.8 tons, 4x4, all-welded construction, produced from 1940 onwards. Nearly 2,700 (Marks I and II) were built and the type saw service in most theatres of the War. The Mark II vehicle is the subject of "CLASSIC" kit 007.
Daimler Armoured Car Mk I CS
Small number built for close support (CS) with a 3in. howitzer replacing the 2pdr. The kit features a choice of armament.
Adler MG-Kw Scout Car Kfz.13
About 150 were built between 1932 and 1934. Used operationally in Poland and France. They were armed with a pedestal mounted MG13. Withdrawn from service in 1941.
Adler Fu-Kw Radio Car Kfz.14
Produced in tandem and used in conjunction with the Kfz.13 Recce Vehicle, the Kfz.14 was unarmed and mounted a large frame aerial for long range communications. Around 40 were built.
Dodge 3/4 ton Command Car
The 4x4 Command Car was one of the range of 3/4 ton vehicles introduced in 1942. 21,000 without and 6,000 with a front-mounted winch were built before production terminated in 1944. Many remained in service with smaller nations for decades after the War ended. ...