Ford WOT2H 15cwt. GS Truck
The Ford WOT2 chassis was in production throughout World War 2, with periodic improvements and changes. A semi-enclosed cab was introduced from the 2E onwards, together with a removeable tilt cover. This kit represents the final version, the 2H, fitted with a steel body and...
Citroen Type 23 1.5 Ton Truck
Classified as a Camionette (means "small" van) by the French, The Citroen type 23 was first produced in 1935. Powered by their own 1911cc, 50 bhp. engine with rear-wheel drive only, it had a cargo-carrying capacity of 1.5 tons. Alternatively, it could be used to carry ten fully equipped...
Commer Q15 15cwt GS
Deliveries of the Q15 started in late 1940. It was powered by a 4 cylinder, 42bhp, 1944 cc Humber engine. The type was used primarily by the RAF, but also in small numbers by the other services. It was phased out of service in the early 1950s.
Dodge 1.5ton 6x6 Truck
Between 1943 and 1945, a little over 23,000 WC-62 (without winch) and 20,000 WC-63 (with winch) were manufactured. Specialised for infantry squad use, the Dodge "Truck, Cargo and Personnel Carrier 1.5 ton 6 x 6" was limited in terms of other applications. It...
R.A.F. De-icer van
The Commer Q2 R.A.F. Pre-heater Van carried a hot-air aircraft de-icing plant. The body was of all metal construction and housed a TECALEMIT pre-heater unit comprising petrol burner with magneto ignition, petrol pump, tachometer and fan - all belt driven by a power take-off from...
Commer Q2 30-cwt G.S.
The very successful pre-war Commer Superpoise chassis with an all-steel, fully enclosed cab was adapted for military use in several different weight categories. The 30cwt. was used as a troop carrier, with tip-up seats down either side of the body, or as a load carrier.
Fiat AS37 Light Truck
Manufactured by SPA (a FIAT subsidiary) from 1937 to 1948, the Autocarro Sahariano (Saharan Lorry) was a 4 x 4 truck with four-wheel steering and independant coil spring suspension. It was used as a personnel carrier and also as the platform for a number of self-propelled...
Commer Q25 25cwt G.S. Truck
125 of these "Utility Trucks" were supplied to the Royal N in 1944. One of several different Commer types to be used by the Navy during the war.
Bedford MWD 15cwt 4 x 2 G.S.
Probably the best known of the wartime 15cwts. It entered service just prior to the outbreak of the war and Vauxhall Motors had produced some 66,000 (not all of them GS trucks) by the time production ceased in 1945. In common with other 15cwts. of the time, early types had an...
FIAT A.S. 37 Second series.
The Autocarro Sahariano (Saharan Lorry) was a 4 x 4 truck with four wheel steering and independent suspension all round. It was used as a personnel carrier and also served as the basis for a number of self-propelled guns. The vehicle depicted in this kit is from...