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Daimler Mark 2 Armored Car

 

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: UK
First Produced/Service Dates: 1941
Manufactured by: Daimler
Crew: 3
Armament: Main: 2 pdr.; Co-Axial: Besa 7.92mm MG.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The Daimler II had improvements made to the vehicle and differed slightly from the Daimler Mark I.  Some of the improvements included a new welded turret, a modified gun mantlet/mount, new radiator and the addition of a driver's escape hatch.
Data Sheet Available: Daimler Mark II Data Sheet from Dave Haugh.

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Detail Photos (The Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Alan McNeilly - England
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Photos (Belgian Marked Vehicle) William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Photos David Haugh - Oregon, USA

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
"British Armored Cars in the Middle East, Late 1942" By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #33)
"British Armored Car Production Figures - 1945" By Peter Brown
"(British) Vehicle Cencus In Germany - 1945" By Peter Brown
Daimler Armoured Car: Additional Details by Peter Brown via Missing-Lynx
"The Daimler Armored Car in 1/1 and 1/35th"  By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #23)
"The First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II (Part 1): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain"  By Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #16)
"The First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II (Part 2): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain"  By Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #17)

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars in Two World Wars George Forty
Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #21 B.T. White
British Armoured Cars: 1914-1945 B.T. White
British Armoured Cars Since 1945 Simon Dunstan
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
"Into the Archives: Daimler Armoured Cars" (January 2010 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Tom Cornelius

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Kit (K058)

Review by Phil Greenwood in Issue #24 of "Armored Car: The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal"

Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Kit Hasegawa 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Kit Wespe Models 1/48 Resin
       
Accessory/Detail Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
British 2-Pounder AFV Barrel (35006) Accurate Armour 1/35 Turned Aluminum

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Daimler Mark II Armored Car Model Kit (1/72 Hasegawa) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA