Leichte Panzerspähwagen (2cm) (SdKfz 222): Had 2 cm KwK 30.3
Leichte Panzerspähwagen (Fu) SdKfz 223: Was intended to carry the FuG10. There were 6 in the series. In May 1942 then new chassis and larger engine used in the SdKfz 222 was used also. The turret was placed towards the rear. Had a 9 sided turret.4 Radio version (funkkraftwagen) which mounted frame aerial around hull.3,6 The aerial was collapsible when needed.5,6
First appeared in 1938 and was adopted by the German Army as the standard armored car for reconnaissance units.3,7
Was issued to the Panzerspähwagen squadrons of the Aufklärungs battalions.
Was issued to the Panzerspähwagen squadrons of light, Panzer, and motorized infantry divisions.
The SdKfz 222 was used widely in the invasion of France and was well liked by its crews.3
The SdKfz 222 was limited in range, while in North Africa, due to it not being able to carry much fuel.3
With the lack of range that the SdKfz 222 had, it was replaced by the SdKfz 250/9 half track which was better suited for the large spaces in the Soviet Union.3,7