Bedford MK

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Bedford MK/MJ
Bedford MK 4x4 truck.JPEG
Breetish Airmy Bedford MK/MJ 4x4 truck
ManufacturerBedford (General Motors)
Cried an awMK (military model)
Production1959–1986 (Bedford)
1988-1992 (AWD)
AssemblyDunstable plant, UK; Petone, New Zealand
Bouk an chassis
ClessCommercial vehicle, military vehicle
Body stylechassis cab, flatbed, troop carrier, tipper, recovery vehicle
LayootLongitudinal front engine
two-wheel drive (TK)
four-wheel drive (MK)
IngineEngine choice was 200 and 220 cubic inch 4 cylinder diesel, 300 and 330 cubic inch 6 cylinder diesel, 214 cubic inch 6 cylinder petrol and on heavier rated chassis the Leyland 6 cylinder diesel. 103 bhp[citation needit] 6-cylinder diesel
Transmission4-speed manual
Wheelbase3.962 meter
Lenth6.579 meter
Weenth2.489 meter
Hicht2.501 (cap)
and 3.404 (tarpaulin)
Crib wecht5.1 ton
PredecessorBedford S type
SuccessorBedford TL

The Bedford MK wis a 4x4 variant o the Bedford TK larrie. It wis uised in lairge nummers bi the Breetish Airmy an others. The Bedford MK wis introduced tae replace the Bedford RL. It wis very successfu an, bi year end 1977, a tot of 11,700 units haed been produced for the Breetish Airmy an overseas militar services. The MK wis produced in mony variants. Frae Apryle 1981, Bedford changed the designation o the MK tae MJ as the K multi-fuel ingine wis superseded bi the J diesel ingine.[1] It wis confirmed in Mairch 2014 that, wi the exception o a handful of licht recovery vehicles, aw Breetish Airmy Bedford MK/MJ trucks haed been disposed of, replaced bi RMMV HX60 4x4 trucks.

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