Fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "scout car" in a sentence
"For Sergeant Oleg Nikolai, although he did not yet know it, the honour of actually leading one of the point recce patrols of 1st Guards Tank Division in his BRDM 2 scout car was a foregone conclusion."
"Each was a compact three-man scout car known as Panhard VBL."
"When he reached the position of the scout car he looked down and saw in the distance a long column of tanks, trucks, and artillery moving along the B 1 in the direction of Dortmund."