Image: Autoblinda 41 (Bundesarchiv)
YearJuly 1941
Vehicle TypeMedium 4x4 Armoured Car
Origin & DesignerItaly/Ansaldo
Numbers Produced550
Crew4 (Commander, Gunner, Front & Rear Drivers)
Main Armament1 x 20mm L/65 Breda M35 Cannon
Main Armament[@sponson_traverse]
Elevation-12° to +20°
Turret Traverse360° (Manual)
Gun Traverse[@gun_traverse]
Gun Mount[@gun_mounts]
Maximum Range[@maximum_range]
Armour Penetration[@armour_penetration]
Gun Sight[@gun_sight]
Secondary Armament2 x 8mm Breda M38 Machine Guns (Coaxial & Hull Rear)
Smoke Discharger[@smoke_discharger]
Ammunition Carried456 x 20mm & 1.992 x 8mm
Combat Weight7.500 kg
Ground Clearance0.35m
Fording Depth0.71m
Trench Crossing0.40m
Obstacle Clearance0.30m
Climbing Ability23°
ArmourHull Front: 9mm
Hull Sides: 9mm
Hull Rear: 9mm
Hull Top: 6mm
Hull Bottom: 6mm
Gun Mantle: 18mm
Turret Front: 18mm
Turret Sides: 9mm
Turret Rear: 9mm
Turret Top: 6mm
EngineSPA-8 (Petrol)
Transmission6 Forward & 4 Reverse
Maximum Road Range400 km
Maximum Cross Country Range250 km
Maximum Water Range[@maximum_water_range]
Maximum Road Speed78 kph
Maximum Cross Country Speed39 kph
Maximum Water Speed[@maximum_water_speed]
NotesThe AB 41 was an improved version of the AB 40. It was armed with a 20mm gun and coaxial machine gun. Many of the AB 40 models were modified to AB 41 standard. The AB 41 served with Italian units in North Africa, The Balkans and Russia.