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Ansaldo AB Lancia IZM

(Model 1928) Armored Car

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Italy
First Produced/Service Dates: 1928
Manufactured by: Ansaldo AB
Crew: 6
Armament: (3) 6.5 mm machine guns
Engine: (1) Lancia IZ 4-Cylinder, liquid-cooled.
Miscellaneous Info:

The IZM Model 1928 was a further improvement of the basic Lancia IZ from 1916 and the Lancia IZM (Model 1918). External changes included the introduction of high-pressure tires instead of solid rubber and improved lighting with the introduction of two headlights instead of one. Armament was changed from the 8mm Saint Etienne to the then standard, Italian 6.5mm Fiat, Model 1914, water-cooled machine guns. Ammunition storage was also changed to 12,000 rounds of 6.5mm.

Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Lancia IZM (Model 1928) Armored Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

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Printed

Reference Author
Automezzi da Combattimento Dell'Esercito Italiano: 1912-1990 Dr. Nicola Pignato
Bellona Military Vehicle Prints, Series 36 Dr. Nicola Pignato
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
Italian Tanks and Fighting Vehicles of World War 2

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
Ralph Riccio

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Lancia IZM Armored Car Model Kit Criel Model 1/35 Resin
Lancia IZ/IZM Armored Car Kit (72016) Mr. Panzer (Italy) 1/72 Resin.
Lancia IZM Armored Car Model Kit

Review by Jeff Larkin

Retrokit 1/72 Resin; Also can be made into a Model 1935 used by the Germans.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

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