The first car to come into service in 1976. Machine provided by 3-axis — all-wheel drive. Team Machine — 4 people. In Europe, it was believed that the wheel of the car for intelligence operations more reliable, faster and more durable, also because of the ability to use auto units are much cheaper tracked counterparts. Terrain features on the machine chassis with wheel tightly close to the tracked vehicles. Armament AMX-10 RC — 105 mm smoothbore tool, executed in the tower of the rotating type. Ammunition — high-explosive and cumulative type. For fire control machine is equipped with modern types of devices — laser rangefinder and ballistic computer performance electric type. In the two-seater with a gun is a machine gun 7.62 mm caliber. Machine intelligence developed floating. To move through the water it provided with 2 water jets. Feature of the machine — adjustable hydropneumatic suspension, which gives the opportunity to change depending on the terrain clearance. Control — such as multi-fuel diesel engine, turbocharged rich. Ability to modify — KP, car military doctors, car patrol.
The main features:
— Length — 635 cm, with the gun forward — 915 cm;
— Height — 266 cm;
— width — 295 cm;
— crew — 4 people;
— Machine armor 8-32 mm;
— 105 mm gun;
— 7.62 machine gun;
— 8-cylinder diesel engine performance;
— speed — 85 km / h;
— speed on the water — 8 km;
— Power control — 280 hp;
— Range — 800 (1000 highway) miles;
— gun ammunition — 38 rounds;
— machine gun ammo — ammo 4000;
— Equipment: radio, filter installation, PNV.
In a series of car went in 1978. In 1994, the creation of machines stopped. Total production of more than 450 AMX-10 RC
Modernization of the AMX-10 RC — AMX-10RCR
In 2010 he finished upgrading 256 vehicles AMX-10RC. After upgrading the machine called the AMX-10RCR. The modernization included the improvement of various systems and additional armor. Put an active defense, combat management system «SIT V1», smoke grenade launchers. Improvements have touched the box, telecommunication devices. There is opportunity use of 120 mm guns.