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Japan's Type 87 armored car

Design

Original prototype was purchased from Britain in 1927.

6 wheeled.

Specifications

  Type 87 Armored Car
Crew 4
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 12,096 lb
Length w/gun 16' 6"
Length w/o gun  
Height 8' 6"
Width 6' 2.5"
Ground clearance  
Ground contact length  
Ground pressure  
Turret ring diameter  
Armament  
Main 2: Vickers .303 MG
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main  
Secondary  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 8
Hull Front, Lower  
Hull Sides, Upper  
Hull Sides, Lower  
Hull Rear  
Hull Top  
Hull Bottom  
Turret Front  
Turret Sides  
Turret Rear  
Turret Top  
Engine (Make / Model) Crossley
Cylinders 4
Net HP 50
Transmission  
Fuel type Gasoline
Octane  
Capacity  
Performance  
Traverse 360°
Speed - Road 40 mph
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road  
Turning Radius  
Elevation Limits  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical Obstacle  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Tires  

Sources:

20th Century American Military History Crucial Site