|Place of origin||Nazi Germany|
|Length||4.70 metres (15 ft 5 in)|
|Width||1.95 metres (6 ft 5 in)|
|Height||1.80 metres (5 ft 11 in)|
|Engine||6-cylinder Maybach HL42TRKM|
|Payload capacity||2010 rounds|
Sd.Kfz. 253 leichter Gepanzerter Beobachtungskraftwagen was a German light observation vehicle that was used by artillery forward observers to accompany tank and mechanized infantry units. The vehicle belonged to the Sd.Kfz. 250 family. The appearance was similar to the Sd.Kfz. 250, but the Sd.Kfz. 253 variant was fully enclosed. Demag/Wegman manufactured 285 vehicles between 1940-1941.
- "Leichte Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen Sd.Kfz.253". www.achtungpanzer.com. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
- "Leichte Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen Sd.Kfz.253" www.achtungpanzer.com. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
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