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Lanchester Armored Car (4x2)

Wheeled Fighting Vehicle

The Lanchester Armored Car of World War 1 fame proved a success - it was operated by British and Belgian forces and took part in the Russian Civil War before the end.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/27/2016
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Year: 1915
Manufacturer(s): Lanchester Motor Company - United Kingdom
Production: 36
Crew: 4
Length: 16.01 ft (4.88 m)
Width: 6.33 ft (1.93 m)
Height: 7.55 ft (2.3 m)
Weight: 5 tons (4,700 kg; 10,362 lb)
Power: 1 x Lanchester 6-cylinder gasoline-fueled engine developing 60 horsepower.
Speed: 50 mph (80 kph)
Ceiling: 180 miles (290 km)
Operators: Belgium; Russia; United Kingdom


1 x 7.7mm Vickers machine gun in turret

Not Available.

Variants / Models

• Lanchester Armored Car - Base Series Name
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