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2003
Alvis Stalwart 6×6 amphibious vehicle.
Loa 6356mm, width 2615mm, height 2310mm (cab), wheelbase 2x1524mm, track 2040mm, ground clearance 420mm, approach 44°, departure 40°.
Weight 9000kg empty, payload 5000kg.
Rolls Royce 8-cylinder petrol engine, 220bhp at 3750rpm.
6×6, single diff. drives to left and right sides, hub reduction gears, front 4 wheels steer, tyres 14.00×20.
Independent suspension by double wishbones and torsion bars.
Twin water jets, 10km/hr afloat.
Production Mk2 FV622 1966-1971.
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It is said that the transmission suffers from "wind-up", often resulting in expensive repairs, if the vehicle is driven on bitumen for any distance.

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