With over 52,000 vehicles built between 1941 and 1945, the Bedford QL 3-ton truck was one of the most numerous British vehicles during the Second World War. Designed as either a general duties truck or troop transport, the QL was powered by a 3.5 litre, 6-cylinder petrol engine producing 72bhp, giving a governed top speed of 38mph.
Thanks to its high ground clearance, cross-country tyres and a 2-speed, 4-wheel-drive transfer box located in the centre of the chassis (giving 8 forward gear ratios), the QL had excellent cross country mobility. A large number are still in use by enthusiasts.
About the Model:
As a vehicle with such power and endurance, it’s little wonder why the Bedford QL 3-ton truck is still used my so many. Once a much-loved part of history, you can now bring this 1:76 scale Airfix model home today. Much like the original Bedford QL 3-ton truck, the model features immense wheel and body detailing as well as tw eye-catching livery schemes. At 90mm in length, this model will make a fantastic addition to your collection.