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Autoblinda Lince (Lynx)

Scout Car


Country of Origin/Used by: Italy & Germany
First Produced/Service Dates: 1943
Manufactured by: Lancia/Ansaldo-Fossati
Crew: 2
Armament: (1) 8mm Breda Machine Gun
Engine: 8 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: Although first developed in 1941 (and copied the Daimler Dingo Mark 1a scout car), the Lince did not see action until late 1943 - with the Germans; who designated it as the Panzerspahwagen Lince 202 (i). It later served with Fascist Republican forces during the war and with post-war police units.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Autoblinda Lince Photos Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
Autoblinda Lince Photo (Above) Italian Army Website

References Available


Reference Author


Reference Author
A Century of Italian Armored Cars (Roadrunner) Nicola Pignato
A Photo History of Armoured Cars in Two World Wars George Forty
Automezzi da Combattimento Dell'Esercito Italiano: 1912-1990 Dr. Nicola Pignato
Captured Armored Cars and Other Vehicles In Wehrmacht Service in World War 2 Werner Regenberg
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Italian Armored Vehicles of World War Two (Squadron-Signal Publications) Nicola Pignato
Italian Armoured & Reconnaissance Cars: 1911-45 (Osprey Publishing) Filippo Cappellano & Pier Paolo Battistelli
Italian Tanks and Combat Vehicles of World War 2

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
Ralph Riccio
Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles (World War II AFV Plans) George Bradford

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Lince Light Armored Car/ Panzerspahwagen Lince 202 (i) Model kit (72249) Ace Models 1/72 Injection molded plastic kit.
Lancia Lince Model Kit (BVM35072) Best Value Models 1/35 Injection molded plastic Miniart Daimler Dingo Scout Car model kit with resin and photo-etched conversion parts
Scout Car Lince Model Kit (CRR028) Cri.el Models 1/35 Resin
Panzerspahwagen Lince Model Kit (MQ3549) Maquette/VM Models 1/35 Resin
Aftermarket Sets Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Dingo/Lince Wheel Set (72342) Modelltrans Models 1/72 For Ace Models Kit.

Model Photos

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