The specifications for the new design included the need for a vehicle large enough to carry 4 men's own vehicle crew. Existing designs so far, 4.6 and 8 vehicles wheels, had shown a poor road skills.
The new half-track was called Leichte Schützenpanzerwagen Sd.Kfz. 250, known more commonly as "PWS".
All units Sd.Kfz. 250 were assigned to reconnaissance units Aufklaerungs Panzer Divisions.
In the area of the front cover, are the engine access doors, so there have been some oil stains from maintenance and repair of the vehicle and mud stains footsteps of his own crew.