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Sd.Kfz. 263 (8-Rad) Panzerfunkwagen

Armoured Car

Sd.Kfz. 263 (8-Rad) Panzerfunkwagen

Service Data:

In Service: 1938 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Schichau
Chassis No: 59902-87267
Number built: 240

Technical Data:


Crew: 5 men
Length: 5.85 m
Width: 2.2 m
Height: 2.9 m
Weight: 9.100 kg
Fuel Capacity: 180 liters
Engine: 1 × Büssing-NAG L8V/GS 8 cylinder liquid cooled Vee petrol engine producing up to 155 hp at 3,000 rpm
Gearbox: 6 forward 6 reverse
Speed: road 85 km/h cross country km/h
Range: road 300 km cross country 170 km
1 × 7.92 mm MG 34 machine gun

secondary 1,050 rounds
Armour: 5 mm to 18 mm
Electronics: FuG 12 and FuG Spr a
Operators: Heer
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The Sd.Kfz. 263 (8-Rad) Panzerfunkwagen


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Sd.Kfz. 263 (8-Rad) Panzerfunkwagen picture 7

Film Footage Gallery

Heer Comments


German Military Vehicles.
ISBN-10: 087349783X

Armoured Fighting Vehicles of Germany World War II.
ISBN-10: 0214203077

Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World Two.
ISBN-10: 1854095188

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