|Engine Power (hp)||265|
|Speed Limit (km/h)||72|
|Standard Shell Penetration (mm)||23 - 38|
|Standard Shell Damage||8 - 13|
|Rate of Fire (rounds/min)||90.9|
The vehicle prototype was designed and built by Rock Island Arsenal in 1933. The chassis and suspension elements of the Vickers Mk. E (Vickers "6-tonner") tank were used. Trials of the T2 prototype were successful, but the T2E1 variant was preferred due to its higher terrain crossing capacity.