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M561 Gama Goat 6x6 truck




Description

An unusual 6 wheel drive, roll-articulated vehicle designed in the US in the 1970's as an all-terrain transport. It is fully amphibious, and the joint in the middle allows the front and rear halves to pitch and roll up to around 40 degrees from each other. It can carry a payload up to 2,500lbs and has a top speed of 55 mph. This example is used to give pleasure rides along the north Norfolk coast from the Muckleburgh Collection's museum.

Location

The Muckleburgh Collection, Norfolk, England, Summer 2003.

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