Austin K5 general cargo lorry
|Place of origin||United Kingdom|
|In service||Second World War|
|Manufacturer||Austin Motor Company|
|Length||19 ft 8 inches (5.99 m)|
|Width||7 ft 3 inch (2.21 m)|
|Height||9 ft 11 in (3.02 m)|
|Engine|| Austin 6-cylinder, 3995 cc petrol|
|Payload capacity||3 tons|
|Suspension||Wheel, 4 × 4|
The K5 was used with open body and cab for carrying the QF 6 pounder anti-tank gun portee in the North African Campaign or with a enclosed cab for General Service (GS). Enclosed body versions were used for salvage and rescue work in the UK.
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