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Leyland Motors: Lorries

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1902. Leyland Steam Waggon.
January 1903. Leyland steam tip wagon.
1909. Leyland 32-seat Charabanc.
1910. Shooting van for King George V.
June 1912. Insulated meat van.
February 1914. Leyland Motors. Brewery and mineral water lorry for Mowbray and Co.
1918. F5 Steam lorry. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
Reg No: RL 5443.
February 1922.
August 1928.
August 1928.
WWI armoured cars.
Post WWI model.
Post WWI model.
Post WWI model.
Post WWI model.
Post WWI model.
January 1920. 36-40 hp.
January 1920.
1927. 3 ton Truck. Reg No: YH 7069.
1929. 4 Ton Petrol Chassis.
1929. 10-12 Ton Six Wheel Hippo Lorry.
March 1930.
July 1938. Q.H.2 chassis for Nursteed Motor and Engineering Co.
1938. Leyland TD5 Breakdown Lorry. Reg No: EUF 184.
Reg No: WX 8873.
Reg No: WX 8873.
1946. Leyland 10-ton six-wheel Model Hippo SWQ7
1948/51. Leyland Super Hippo 223hp. Reg No GSK 223.
1948/51. Leyland Super Hippo 223hp. Reg No: GSK 223.
1948/51. Leyland Super Hippo 223hp. Reg No: GSK 223.
Reg No: ECN 73.
Reg No: ATC 350. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
Reg No: GFU 741.
1966. Reg No: JLL 778D.
1970. Leyland FG900 Breakdown Lorry. Reg No:
1972. Exhibit at Vintage Vehicles Shildon.
Leyland Beaver TSC9. Reg N0: FV 5659. Exhibit at Oakham Treasures.
Reg No: E706 YTD.
1979. Leyland Land Train. Reg No: Q724 JBW.
Reg No: ECN 73.
1981. Leyland 7.5 ton. Reg No: R882 WKN.
1984. Leyland Roadtrain. Reg No: B319 MJU.
Reg No: D134 YJU.
Leyland Terrier. Reg No: TJV 512T.
Reg No: HSU 364.
1982. Leyland Landmaster. Reg No: C865 SRB.

Note: This is a sub-section of Leyland Motors.

1907 Produced the X-type heavy vehicles over 3.5 tons rated at 35 hp. The engine was a 6-litre unit. For the bus market it could take a 34-seater body.

1907 The U-type was produced with a 50 hp engine.

1909 June. At the Royal Agricultural Show in Gloucester they exhibited two vehicles. One was a 4-cylinder petrol driven and the other steam driven. [1]

1909 October. At the Brewer's Exhibition held at the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington they exhibited a 3-ton 35 hp brewers' lorry and a 5-ton lorry with a large flat platform. Both have 4-cylinder petrol engines and four-speed gear-box. [2]

1910 Heavier models re-designed and 40 and 55 hp engines introduced and later in the year a six-cylinder engine of 85 hp.

1910 Built fire-engine for Dublin

1911 Petrol-electric railway motor car built for Central South African Railways. (Leyland Motors). [3]

WW1 5,932 3-ton of the RAF type were produced.

1920 April. Issued catalogue on steam wagon Type F2. [4]

1926 The last steam vehicles were removed from the company's literature.

1929 New range of vehicles with names like Badger, Bison, Buffalo and Bull were produced.

1933 Offered an oil engine option that became very popular.

WW2 Made engines for the Matilda tank, assembled Churchill, Cromwell and Comet tanks and produced bombs.

1947 Produced Comet 75 6-ton model.

1950 Colour advert on this page.

1951 Produced Comet 90 at 7.5-tons and this remained in production until 1960.

List of Models

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 25th June 1909 p655
  2. The Engineer of 22nd October 1909. p421
  3. The Engineer of 4th August 1911 p133
  4. The Engineer of 30th April 1920 p438