Bedford QLD

The Bedford QLD was the GS (general service) cargo truck version of the QL series of truck, manufactured by Bedford Vehicles, for use by the British Armed Forces in the Second World War.

Bedford QLD
Class Vehicle
Type Self-Propelled artillery
Manufacturer Bedford Vehicles
Origin United Kingdom - UK (Great Britain)
Country Name Origin Year
United Kingdom - UK (Great Britain) 1941
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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The QLD was the most numerous version in the series.

Type GS cargo truck
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Service history
Used by British Armed Forces
Wars Second World War
Weight 7,225 lb (3,277 kg) (empty)
15,400 lb (6,985 kg) (loaded)
Length 5.99 m (19 ft 8 in)
Width 2.26 m (7 ft 5 in)
Height 10 feet / 2.54m
Crew 1 + 11 passengers
Armour none
Engine Bedford, 6-cyl 3,519 cc(214.7 cu in) petrol
72 hp (54 kW)
Payload capacity 3 tons
Suspension Wheel, 4x4
156 mi (250 km)

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