HOMEABOUT USWHAT'S NEWFORUMLINKS



Please Support our Sponsors
   
 
 

 

Kfz 13 '"Adler" Maschinegewehrkraftwagen

4x2 Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Germany
First Produced/Service Dates: 1934
Manufactured by: Chassis: Adlerwerke; Armored Hull: Deutsche Edelstahlwerke
Crew: 2
Armament: Main: (1) 7.92mm MG13 or MG34.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was also called the "Adler" based upon the chassis manufacturer's name and is the precursor to the Kfz 14 Funkkraftwagen (Radio Carrier).  Maschinegewehrkraftwagen is translated as Machine Gun Carrier.
Data Sheet Available: Kfz 13 Adler Armored Car Data Sheet by Dave Haugh.

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
      Kfz 13 Adler Photos (with Sdkz 231 & 232 6 Rad Armored Cars) German Bundesarchiv
Kfz 13 Adler Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Kfz 13 Adler Armored Car Information and Photos Achtung Panzer Website

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Die Gepanzerten Radfahrzeuge: Des Deutschen Heeres 1905-1945 Walter Spielberger
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
German Armoured Cars of World War Two John Milsom & Peter Chamberlain
German Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #33 Major General N.W. Duncan
German Armored Cars 1905-1945 Mariusz Skotnicki

German Armoured Cars 1921-1945 Part 1 (Pegaz # 5)

Pegaz Publishing
  "German Armoured Reconnaissance" (July 2015 Issue of Classic Miltiary Vehicle Magazine) John Blackman
German Early War Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
German Light Reconnaissance Vehicles Horst Scheibert
Panzerspahwagen Uwe Feist & Robert Johnson (Ryton Publications)
Panzerspahwagen: Armored Cars Sdkfz 3 to Sdkfz 263 (Panzer Tracts No. 13) Thomas Jentz

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Maschinegewehrkraftwagen kfz 13 Model Kit (72236) Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic Kit
Adler Kfz 13 Model Kit (CB35032) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic Kit
Adler Kfz 13 Model Kit (RK-002) Jordi Rubio 1/35 Resin/Multimedia Kit
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Adler Wheel Set (35094) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin
Kfz.13 Road Wheels (Early Pattern) (RE35-403) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.
Kfz.13 Road Wheels (Late Pattern) (RE35-404) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
1/35 Kfz 13 Adler Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models) Mike Armstrong - La Crescenta, California, USA