Production of the CV range started in late autumn 1937. Introduced as a direct replacement for the C-type, the range covered vehicles providing between 30 cwt to 5 ton payload and with numerous body types. As with the preceding C-type range it replaced, the same designation arrangement of wheelbase and capacity, four or six cylinder petrol engine and normal or forward control driving position was used.
The term “equi-load” was applied to both the CV and LC ranges and reflected a design which ensured equal distribution of load and braking stresses between front and rear axles. Production was halted during WW2. Post war, only the 4 cylinder engine was offered.
|1945 CV 11/30||(Photo – Jim Riglar)|
|This is an 11ft wheel base 30 cwt van bodied normal control CV variant.|
|Various body styles,
with option of forward or normal control cab.
|Engine: Morris 25hp(RAC) 6
cylinder side valve or Morris 24.8hp(RAC) 3,519cc 4
cylinder side valve