Daimler Dingo currently on sale from Military Classic Vehicles in Normandy, France.
Light armored reconnaissance Daimler “Dingo” model, Scout Car Mk-2 type. Serial numbers # 3855 stamped on its original plates from 1943. This sand-colored example has never been fully restored and is in very good original condition and in working order.
The daimler “six” engine has been regularly serviced and the semi-automatic gearbox works perfectly, as does the braking system. There is an original reconditioning plate on the engine rocker cover indicating a correction of the displacement in 0.20 “.
It is equipped with its radio and connection box “Wireless set # 19”, as well as its on-board set and many original accessories:
box of radio lamps and ampoule boxes, first aid medical box, antenna strands and replacement rubber support, microphone and walrus device, a pair of spare red light glasses, cove, “water” can, camouflage net …
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Some history on the Daimler Dingo
The Daimler Dingo was a light reconnaissance vehicle used by the British Army during World War II. It was designed and built by the Daimler Motor Company and was introduced in 1939.
The Dingo was a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a 2.5-liter engine that produced 55 horsepower. It had a top speed of 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) and a range of about 200 miles (320 kilometers). The Dingo was lightly armored and had room for two crew members and some equipment.
The Dingo was used for a variety of roles, including reconnaissance, liaison, and communications. It was equipped with a variety of weapons, including a Bren light machine gun, a Boys anti-tank rifle, and a .303 Vickers machine gun. The Dingo was also equipped with a wireless radio, which allowed it to communicate with other vehicles and units.
The Daimler Dingo was a popular vehicle with British troops due to its speed, maneuverability, and versatility. It was used extensively during World War II, particularly in North Africa and Italy. The Dingo was also used by other countries, including Australia, New Zealand, and Poland.
After World War II, the Dingo was phased out of service and replaced by more modern vehicles. However, some Dingos were used by British and Commonwealth forces during the Korean War and the Malayan Emergency.
Today, the Daimler Dingo is a popular subject for military vehicle enthusiasts and is considered a classic military vehicle. It is also remembered as an important piece of equipment that helped to support British and Commonwealth troops during World War II and other conflicts.