L2 Bren Gun Carrier - World War II - fitted with Ford engine. This type of vehicle was widely used by Commonwealth forces during World War 2.
These Bren Gun Carriers, also known as Universal Carriers, were assembled at the New Zealand Railway Workshops in Petone from parts manufactured by several New Zealand suppliers, Ford NZ for example provided the engines. General Motors NZ, also located in Petone, co-ordinated the project and provided expertise in vehicle assembly.
Detail provided by John Stokes.
AN / 364 Painted
General Motors Corporation. 1941. Bren Gun Carrier, 1968.46. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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