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Kfz 13 '"Adler" Machine Gun Motor Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: Germany
First Produced/Service Dates: 1934
Manufactured by: Chassis: Adlerwerke; Armored Hull: Deutsche Edelstahlwerke
Crew: 2
Armament: Main: (1) 7.92mm MG13 or MG34 Machine Gun
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The Kfz 13. Maschinegewehrkraftwagen (Machine Gun Motor Vehicle) was also called the "Adler" based upon the chassis manufacturer's name.  It is related to the Kfz 14 Radio Motor Vehicle. 
Data Sheet Available: Kfz 13 Adler Data Sheet by Dave Haugh.


Reference Source/Provider
      Kfz 13 Adler Photos (with Sdkz 231 & 232 6 Rad Armored Cars) German Bundesarchiv
Kfz 13 Adler Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Kfz 13 Adler Information and Photos Achtung Panzer Website


Reference Author
4-Wheeled Armoured Cars in Germany WW2 (MMP Books)

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
Alan Ranger
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Die Gepanzerten Radfahrzeuge: Des Deutschen Heeres 1905-1945 Walter Spielberger
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
German Armoured Cars of World War Two John Milsom & Peter Chamberlain
German Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #33 Major General N.W. Duncan
German Armored Cars 1905-1945 Mariusz Skotnicki

German Armoured Cars 1921-1945 Part 1 (Pegaz # 5)

Pegaz Publishing
  "German Armoured Reconnaissance" (July 2015 Issue of Classic Miltiary Vehicle Magazine) John Blackman
German Early War Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
German Light Reconnaissance Vehicles Horst Scheibert
Panzerspahwagen Uwe Feist & Robert Johnson (Ryton Publications)
Panzerspahwagen: Armored Cars Sdkfz 3 to Sdkfz 263 (Panzer Tracts No. 13) Thomas Jentz

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Maschinegewehrkraftwagen kfz 13 Model Kit (72236) Ace Models 1/72 Injection Molded Plastic Kit
Adler Kfz 13 Model Kit (CB35032) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic Kit
Adler Kfz 13 Model Kit (RK-002) Jordi Rubio 1/35 Resin/Multimedia Kit
Aftermarket Item Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Adler Kfz 13 Weighted Wheel Set (35925) FC Model Trend 1/35 3D Printed Resin; For Bronco Kit.
Adler Wheel Set (35094) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin
Kfz.13 Road Wheels (Early Pattern) (RE35-403) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.
Kfz.13 Road Wheels (Late Pattern) (RE35-404) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
1/35 Kfz 13 Adler Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models) Mike Armstrong - La Crescenta, California, USA