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Guy Motors: Lorries

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1922. Guy Model J. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
January 1920.
March 1922. 28-passengers for Silver King Motor Services.
September 1925.
1927.General Lay-out of Chassis, Guy Medium.
1929. Guy Flat Bed Lorry. Reg No: BF 4475.
July 1938. Guy Vixen and Otter.
July 1938.
July 1938.
July 1938.
July 1938.
April 1951. Guy Motors and includes Sunbeam Trolleybuses.
1964. "Big J".
1964. Guy. Reg No: PVG 221.
1968. Reg No: ABW 87F. Exhibit at Vintage Vehicles Shildon.
Reg No: 888 GUY.

Note: This is a sub-section of Guy Motors

WW1 War time manufacture.

1920 Manufacture commenced with 25cwt J-type lorries and later 7-12ton payload.

1922 Produced an articulated lorry.

1933 Introduced the Wolf 2 ton model.

1934 Introduced the Vixen 3/4 ton model.

1934 The famous radiator cap with the Red Indian head and the slogan 'Feathers in our Cap' first appeared.

WW2 Government ordered large numbers of the 4 x 4 tractors for war use.

1947 Civilian production restarted.

1952 New all-steel cab introduced.

1953 Big Otter produced for 8-ton loads.

1956 The Warrior range introduced for 6-15 tons and rigid or articulated.

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