This is a unique 1951 Austin k8VA flatbed truck that has been fitted with a demountable caravenette body.
It is fitted with an Austin 2.2 petrol engine.
The vehicle was completely restored in 1998/99 including being stripped back to the bare chassis, all corrosion removed and the engine overhauled. New brakes, steering and suspension fitted. New flatbed floor fitted.
At this time a cattle float was fabricated and interior was finished with sleeping quarters for 3. Includes gas stove, fridge, sink, toilet and 12v power. This body is easily removed.
Tax & MOT exempt.
This vehicle has been well known on the Scottish classic car show scene over the past 20 years and has featured in a number of classic vehicles publications. It has also appeared in a number of major film & TV productions.
Offers over £10500 would be considered.
Many more pictures available on request and please call Ben further information.
Truck is located in central Scotland.
Probably the most famous austin half ton a55 van in existence, star of tvs heartbeat.
i bought this van in 2008 from the film vehicle supplier of the tv series heartbeat. We stripped the van right.....