Classic Truck

  • 1927 100-tonne Scammell for sale!

    1927 100-tonne Scammell for sale!

    Chris Graham on 23rd May 2022

    An iconic 1927 100-tonne Scammell – the first of its kind in the world – is being sold on a ‘Make an Offer’ basis, as Joseph Lewis reports.

  • 1976 Scammell Crusader

    1976 Scammell Crusader

    Chris Graham on 16th May 2022

    David Reed takes a trip to Nottinghamshire to meet Darron Wilson and his superbly-restored 1976 Scammell Crusader recovery truck.

  • Superb 1962 Morris FG lorry

    Superb 1962 Morris FG lorry

    Chris Graham on 3rd February 2022

    Ian Shaw meets Len Wilkes and his superb 1962 Morris FG lorry with beautifully restored and painted dropside bodywork.

  • 1989 Scania P113 tractor unit

    1989 Scania P113 tractor unit

    Chris Graham on 28th January 2022

    Pip Dunn meets serial truck restorer Richard Thomas and his superb and rare 1989 Scania P113 tractor unit. 

  • 1980s Scania R cab

    1980s Scania R cab

    Chris Graham on 20th August 2021

    When the Scania R cab was launched in 1980, it was a game-changer. Today it’s one of the most sought-after show trucks, as Pip Dunn explains.

  • Bedford M-type profile

    Bedford M-type profile

    Chris Graham on 14th April 2021

    An in-depth analysis of the Bedford M-type; the model that continued the brand's support of military fleets worldwide into the 1970s.

  • Rare 1979 DAF 2100 restored

    Rare 1979 DAF 2100 restored

    Chris Graham on 8th April 2021

    After working hard for 18 years, then sitting, neglected for 15 more, this rare 1979 DAF 2100 is now back to its best, as Pip Dunn explains.

  • 1960s AEC Mandators

    1960s AEC Mandators

    Chris Graham on 26th February 2021

    Bob Weir recently discovered two 1960s AEC Mandators living near Edinburgh, and explains a little of the story of AEC’s ill-fated V8. Brian McBride and his V8 Mandator; he’s been driving lorries for most of his life. The twin-axle, 1960s…

  • Beautifully-restored 1970 Atkinson Viewline

    Beautifully-restored 1970 Atkinson Viewline

    Chris Graham on 5th December 2020

    David Batty’s 1970 Atkinson Viewline has taken a long time to come good, but it’s been well worth the wait, as Peter Simpson discovers.

  • Mercs on the Middle East run

    Mercs on the Middle East run

    Chris Graham on 30th May 2020

    Pip Dunn provides a selection of interesting, period photographs the Mercedes-Benz press archive, depicting Mercs on the Middle East run.

  • A wonderfully-restored Volvo F88

    A wonderfully-restored Volvo F88

    Chris Graham on 7th March 2020

    Pip Dunn tracks down a wonderfully-restored Volvo F88; an iconic classic truck from the 1970s, and discovers that it has an amazing story to tell.

  • Cheffins classic truck sale

    Cheffins classic truck sale

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    A recent Cheffins classic truck sale at Derek Cooper Transport, in Suffolk, included several interesting tractors and trucks, as Joseph Lewis reports. Entries at the recent Cheffins classic truck sale ranged from a 1936 Foden DG4 7½ ton flatbed, which sold for £15,900, right…

  • ERF and Volvo trucks restored

    ERF and Volvo trucks restored

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    ERF and Volvo were fierce rivals during the 1970s, but Pip Dunn discovers a restored pair that are now happy stablemates at Harpers haulage The 1970s saw a lot of development in trucks in the UK, and there were two…

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