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Austin K6



Austin K6

1942 - 1946

From 1942, according to RAF order the company produced 3-ton bonneted truck K6 (ZB) 6×6 with a metal cabin with a hatch. The large number of bodies was offered on this chassis: tippers, firefighting and recovery vehicles, mobile cranes, balloon winches, all sorts of vans for special equipment and laboratories, as well as 23-seater buses.

They were equipped with a gasoline six-cylinder engine of 3995 cm3 and capacity of 82 hp, 4-speed transmission with 2-speed transfer case and hydraulic brakes with vacuum booster. In 1944-45, in the form of the K6A (ZH) the trucks used by the British land forces, in small amounts it delivered in the USSR. Until mid-1945, 13 thousand of these machines were made.

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