WW2 Dodge WC52 on sale from Military Classic Vehicles in Normandy, France.
Original Dodge WC52, reconditioned in the Military Classic Vehicles workshops in 2018. Original dashboard plate, production numbers # 81642286 October 1943.
6-volt electrical circuit, Zenith carburettor and original US air filter fitted. New US military tires, complete canvas in USA quality. Comes with French documents.
Price: 21 500 €
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A brief history
The Dodge WC52 was a 3/4-ton 4×4 cargo truck that was used by the United States military during World War II. It was part of the Dodge WC series of military vehicles, which were built by Dodge during the war.
The WC52 was powered by a 230 cubic inch (3.8-liter) inline six-cylinder engine that produced around 92 horsepower. It had a top speed of around 55 miles per hour (88 kilometers per hour) and a range of approximately 200 miles (320 kilometers). The WC52 was equipped with a four-speed manual transmission and a two-speed transfer case, which allowed it to switch between two-wheel and four-wheel drive.
The WC52 was designed to transport cargo and personnel in a variety of terrain and weather conditions. It had a large, open cargo bed that could carry up to 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms) of cargo. The WC52 was also used to tow artillery and other heavy equipment.
During World War II, the WC52 was used in many theaters of war, including Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific. It was used to transport supplies, ammunition, and troops, and it played a critical role in the Allied war effort. The WC52 was also used by other Allied forces, including the British and Canadian armies.
After World War II, many WC52 trucks were sold as surplus and were used for civilian purposes, including farming, logging, and construction. The WC52 became popular with military vehicle enthusiasts and is now considered a classic military vehicle. It is also remembered as an important piece of equipment that helped to support the Allied war effort during World War II.