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M20 Armored Utility Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA/Free French/Allied Armies (and many others)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1943-1945
Manufactured by: Ford Motor Company
Crew: 4
Armament: (1) .50 cal Heavy Machine Gun on M49 Ring Mount
Engine: 6 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: Also on same chassis of M8 Greyhound Light Armored Car.
Data Sheet Available: None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M20 Utility Car Vehicle Photos Mark Aldrich - IPMS/USA Tacoma Green Dragons (Washington)
M20 Utility Car Photos Neil Baumgardner - Arlington, Virginia USA
    M20 Utility Car Photos - General Motors Proving Ground Patrick Keenan - Editor
M20 Utility Car Photos - Air Classics Museum Patrick Keenan
M20 Utility Car Photos - George Patton Museum - Ft. Knox, Kentucky USA Patrick Keenan
M20 Utility Car Photos (Taken at Military Vehicle Technology Foundation - Portola Valley, CA) Bill Kish - Millerton, New York USA
M20 Utility Car Photos (Taken at WWII Vehicle Museum - Hubbard, OH) Sean Lynch - Illinois
M20 Utility Car Photos Michael Riedeman - Maryland, USA
M20 Utility Car Detail Photos Matt Riesmeyer - Manchester, Missouri USA
  Peruvian M20 Utility Car Photo Lewis Mejia - Peru

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
M20 Utility Car Photos Toadman's Tank Pictures

Printed

Reference Author
"Armored Utility Car" (December 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) John Blackman
American Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert Icks
Light Armoured Car M8 & Armoured Utility Car M20 (#MV-08: Military Vehicle Workshop Series) Allied Command Productions
M8/M20 Armored Cars Walk Around -Available in Soft and Hard Cover Format(Squadron/Signal Productions) Jim Mesko
M8 Greyhound Armored Car (1941-1991) Osprey Publications
M8 Greyhound /M20 Utility Vehicle Technical Manual (TM 9-743) CD-ROM

Review by Patrick Keenan

Easy 1 Productions
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Armored Cars in Action Jim Mesko
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon
U.S. WW II M8/M20 Armored Cars (Technical Manual Series - 6021) Tankograd Publishing

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M20 Utility Car Kit ADV/Azimut 1/35 Resin
M20 Utility Car Kit Tamiya (New Tooled) 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic; Very Good Kit.
M20 Utility Car Kit Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic;
M20 Utility Car Kit Monogram 1/32 Injection Molded Plastic; Older kit but a good starter project.
M20 Utility Car Model Kit (32556) Tamiya 1/48 Injection Molded Plastic;
M20 Utility Car Kit

Review by Patrick Keenan

Italeri 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic;
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M20 Detail Set (35083) Aber Accessories 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M8/M20 Fenders Aber Accessories 1/35  
M8/M20 Stowage Boxes Aber Accessories 1/35  
M8 Light Armored Car Instruments and Placard set (AR35312) Archer Fine Transfers 1/35 Decals; Could possibly work for M20 Utility Vehicle.
M8/M20 Wheels Calibre 72 1/72  
M20 Detail Set (35256) Eduard Accessories 1/35 For Italeri Kit
M20 Detail Set (35257) Eduard Accessories 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M20 Detail Set Extra Tech Accessories 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M20 Utility Car Kit Extra Tech Accessories 1/72  
M-8 Greyhound Wheel Detail Set Extra Tech Accessories 1/72 Will Work for M20
M-8 Greyhound Snow-Chained Wheel Detail Set Extra Tech Accessories 1/72 Will Work for M20
Spanish M8, M20 and C15 'Trumphy' Markings (FCM35215) FC Model Trend 1/35 Decals.
M20 Utility Car Detail Set (HLX48245) Hauler 1/48  
M20 Utility Car Interior Detail Set (HLX48246) Hauler 1/48
M8/M20 Engine Compartment Jaguar 1/35  
M8 Wheels with Snow Chains Jaguar 1/35  
M20 Armored Utility Car Stowage Set (LF1265) Legends Productions 1/35 Resin.
M8/M20 Wheel Set Masters Productions 1/35 Resin Replacement for Kit Parts
M8/M20 Glacis Plate with Winter Wheel Chains Masters Productions 1/35 Resin Replacement for Kit Parts
Tow Cable for M3, M5, M8 & M20 Minimeca 1/35  
M8/M20 Armored Car Tire Chain Set (AVM35018)   Minor Model 1/24 Photo Etched Brass.
M8/M20 Chained Wheel Set (MT72043) ModellTrans Modellbau 1/72 Resin.
M8 Greyhound Deep Wading Kit Ordnance Models 1/35 White Metal; May work for M20?
Complete Engine Snow chained Wheels & Details for M8/M20 Real Models 1/35  
M8/M20 Workable Front Steering Set Resicast 1/35  
M8 & M20 Fenders Royal Model 1/35  
M20 Detail Set #1 (RM327) Royal Model 1/35 For Tamiya Kit: Resin and Brass
M20 Detail Set #2 (RM330) Royal Model 1/35 For Tamiya Kit; Resin and Brass
M8 Greyhound Deep Wading Kit (TWMA009) Tank Workshop 1/35 For Tamiya Kit; Will work for M20
M8 Greyhound Deep Wading Kit (TWMA034) Tank Workshop 1/35 For Italeri Kit; Will work for M20?
M8 Greyhound Tires with Snow Chains Tank Workshop 1/35 Will work for M20
M8 Greyhound Deep Wading Kit Tank Workshop 1/35 Will work for M20
M8/M20 Engine & Compartment (VP1442) Verlinden Productions 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M20 Interior & Exterior Update Set (VP1493) Verlinden Productions 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M8/M20 Stowage Compartments (VP1455) Verlinden Productions 1/35 For Tamiya Kit
M8/M20 Wheels Verlinden Productions 1/35 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M20 Utility Vehicle Model Kit (1/32 Monogram) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA
Photo at left taken at AMPS 1998 Patrick Keenan - Editor
Photo at left taken at IPMS/USA Butch O'Hare Contest  2009 Patrick Keenan - Editor