The Kfz.13 is designed as reconnaissance vehicle based on standard Adler 4x4 passenger car chassis mounted with lightly armoured open top body. Maschinengewehrkraftwagen (Kfz.13) was armed with single machine gun mounted behind the protective shield. Tha car is issued to Aufklarungs (reconnaissance) detachments from 1932 onwards and remained in service in limited numbers until 1941, taking part in both Polish and French Campaign. From 1932 to 1934, Daimler-Benz produced only 147 Kfz.13 on chassis supplied by Adlerwerke. Armour bodies were produced by Deutsche Edelstahlwerke AG in Hannover-Linden.

Technical data:
- dimensions - 67 x 32 mm
- number of details - 23