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Armoured Autocar



Country of Origin/Used by: Canada
Service Dates: 1914-1918
Manufactured by: Autocar Company (USA)
Crew: 8

1914: (2) .303 Colt Model 1895/14 Machine Guns; 1916 (2) .303 Vickers Water Cooled MG's;       Optional: (1) .303 Lewis Gun

Engine: 2-Cylinder Gasoline (Horizontally mounted)
Miscellaneous Info: The Armored Autocar was a private initiative by Raymond Marc Pierre Brutinel & Sir Clifford Sifton using funds raised by wealthy Canadian businessmen.  Eight (8) armored vehicles were built along with 12 support/ancillary vehicles; all finished in about 4 weeks.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Armoured Autocar Photos Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
Armoured Autocar Photos Canadian Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
Armoured Autocar Photos Dave Haugh

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Armoured Autocar Information & Photos Landships II


Reference Author
   "Amiens Raider" (October 2022 Issue of Airfix Model World Magazine) Toni Canfora
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Autocar in Canadian Service, The (Service Publications) Cameron Pulsifer
  "Autocars at Amiens" (February 2018 Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine) Tim Gosling
Early Armoured Cars (Shire Album #209) E. Bartholomew
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Armored Autocar Model Kit (35006) Copper State Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
Autocar Canadian Machine Gun Carrier Model Kit (DBLS12) Den Bels Models 1/72 Resin.
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Armored Autocar Model Kit Photos (1/35 Copper State)

Major (Retired) Don Allen - Orleans, Ontario Canada