Specific: The Chevrolet C 60 X
was delivered as a part of the Canadian aid program (MDAP) between 1951 - 1955. Typical role
for the C 60 X was workshop- or sparepart-van with
Lindsay-type body (shown).
Also delivered with GS-body (81 kb).
Historical: The C 60 X is member of the family
of trucks known as Canadian Military Pattern or CMP
truck. The CMP truck was built by both General Motors
Canadian division and Ford of Canada and was also partly
manufactured or assembled in Australia, New Zealand,
India, Egypt and Britain. They were made in 4 x 2, 4 x 4,
6 x 4 and 6 x 6 versions in at least six different wheel
bases with four different load ratings. They had two
major cab types with numerous sub-types and a huge array
of different rear bodies were fitted to them. Many parts
were interchangeable between the Ford and the Chevrolet
More than 350.000 CMP trucks were produced through the
war and many were exported to Russia.
General Motors in Canada undertook the development of the
C60X, which were prototyped in 1941 using the cab 12, but
all production versions were cab 13.
2.710 of the C 60 X were produced from 1942 - 1944.
Length: 6.44 m (251 inches).
Width: 2.28 m (88 inches).
Height: 3.25 m (126 inches).
Weight: 8.725 kg (40.500 lb.).
Engine: GMC 270 6-cylinder, 4.420 cm3 (270 cubic
inches) displacement, liquid cooled, carburettor.
Horsepower: 104 at 3.400 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: 2 speed.
Electrical system: 6 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, vacuum assisted.
Tyres: 11.00 - 20.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 110 liter (24 gallons).
Additional: Drop sides could be lowered
and used as tables or workbenches. Shelter mounted
Schwingfeuer heater was probably a local modification.