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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

SdKfz 261


Armour Details




 Front 8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)


 Front 8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Side  8mm@35(10.0mm)
 Rear  8mm@30(9.0mm)
 Top  5mm@90(5.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 10 (mm) - Minimum 5 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1940 - 1945
Quantity Produced 243
Weight  4 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 4.71 (mtr)
Width 1.95 (mtr)
Height 1.7 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 53.125 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 15 (mph)
Range Road 200 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power 75
Power/Weight 18.75 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The SdKfz 261 was an armoured car , 243 of which were used by the germans between 1940 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 1.95 metres wide, 4.71 metres long, 1.7 metres high and weighed 4 tonnes.

Powered by a 75hp petrol engine the SdKfz 261 was capable of a road speed of 53mph and a cross country speed of 15mph. The SdKfz 261 had a road range of 200 miles

The vehicle was based on the 4 wheel armoured car chassis and was unarmed.

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