About this item
Fully illustrated thoughout with hundreds of photographs, the majority in colour, the book includes:the origins of Bedford, and its history from 1931 to 1986. Detailed descriptions of the Bedford petrol and diesel engines and other manufacturers' engines used in Bedford bus anc coach chassis are given. Detailed specifications and production histories are given for all the full-size pasenger chassis including the WHB/WLH, WTB, OB/OWB, SB, VAS, CAL, VAM, Y-series and the Venturer. Descriptions of bodies and details of coachbuilders that built on Bedford chassis are given too. A survey of Bedford goods chassis adapted for passenger carrying is included along with road tests and owners' experiences. Finally, advice on buying and restoring a Bedfor bus and coach is given.