Lince (armored car)

The Autoblinda Lince ("Lynx") was an Italian armoured car used by the Italian Social Republic between 1943-1945 during World War II. The Lince was a copy of the British Daimler Dingo and was primarily used for reconnaissance. Its armament consisted of a single 8 mm machine gun. Some 250 vehicles were built in all. The vehicle was also employed by German forces as PanzerspƤhwagen Lince 202(i).

Lince (armored car)
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Gio. Ansaldo & C.
Production Period 1943 - 1945
Origin Italy
Country Name Origin Year
Italy 1943
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany View
Italy 1943 1945 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Lancia 1943 1945 View
Gio. Ansaldo & C. 1943 1945 250 View

Type Armoured car
Place of origin  Italian Social Republic
Service history
In service 1943 - 1945
Used by  Italian Social Republic
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Manufacturer Ansaldo, Lancia
Produced 1943 - 1945
Number built 250
Weight 3,190 kg
Length 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in)
Width 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Crew 2
Armour 14 mm maximum
8 mm Breda machine gun
Engine petrol
60 hp
Suspension Wheel 4x4
350 km (220 mi)
Speed 85 km (53 mi)

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