Studebaker M Series Truck
It wis first put intae production in November 1940 an saw extensive action durin the Seicont Warld War, specifically in the Sooth East Asien theatre against Japan. In particular, M Series Studebaker trucks wur uised in the construction o the Burma road. A lairge number o these trucks an aa served in the Roushie forces as pairt o aid givin tae the kintra bi the U.S. Efter the war, the M16 1-1/2 Ton Truck model wis the civilian variant produced, wi production lastin frae 1945-1949.
Design an specifications
The M series sportit a mair aerodynamic shape than maist trucks o the time, wi easily recognisable "wind wing" vents on the driver an passenger windaes, a feature no foond on ony ither make o American truck durin Warld War II. the licht version o the M series truck wis kent as the Coupe Express, (no tae be ramfeeselt wi the previous Studebaker Coupe Express o 1937-1939).
|Engine||Commander “Big Six” 226 ci, 94 hp w/ 6 blade shrouded fan|
|Transmission||T9 crash box 4 speed w/ drum emergency brake|
|Tire size||8.25 x 20”|
- Studebaker truck data, retrieved on March 10, 2007