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Commer Q4, 4 x 2, (Front view, left side)

 
 

Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of The Guard Hussar Regiment Historical Collection

 

Danish Army Specific: Introduced shortly after WW II.
Historical: The Q4 model was based on the commercial "Superpoise" truck chassis. Main differences with commercial type were 10.50 - 16 tyres on WD pattern split wheels, radiator guard and standard GS-body.
Produced at the Biscot Road factory in Luton throughout WW II, chiefly for Army and Royal Navy in GS load carrier form. Early production had 34 x 7 tyres, dual rear. Besides the GS truck other known variants are workshop, searchlight, breakdown and mobile recruiting office.
There was also a rare variant with military pattern front end.
More than 9200 produces under 10 wartime contracts.
Length: 6.43 m (253 inches).
Width: 2.19 m (86 inches).
Height: 3.02 m (119 inches).
Weight: N/A.
Engine
: Own 6-cylinder, 4.086 cm3 (250 cubic inches) displacement.
Horsepower: 81.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: N/A.
Electrical system: N/A.
Brakes: Hydraulic.
Tyres: 10.50 - 16.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: N/A.
Range: N/A.
Crew: N/A.
Additional: This model should not be confused with the Commer Q4 (FV 13200 series) made in the 1950s.


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