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Bedford MJ 4x4


Introduced in 1971 the M Type was the British Army’s workhorse for over three decades. In 1981 the MK was fitted with a turbo-booster and became the MJ.

It was widely exported. In excess of 50,000 were produced, the first 24,000 were MK type. Although most were fitted with a 4-5 tonne cargo body the M range were equipped for a variety of roles.

Power Plant:  Bedford 3300, six cylinder in-line; multi-fuel diesel (MJ turbocharged); water cooled, 5,400cc; overhead valve; power output, 90-108bhp at 2,600rpm.


Datafile: Bedford MJ 4x4

Owner:Military Vehicle Wing
Purpose:General Cargo
Powerplant:Bedford 3300
Width:2.5 metres (8 ft 2in)
Length:6.6 metres (21 ft 7in)
Height:3.4 metres (11 ft 2in)
Empty weight:5,118 Kg (5.1 tonnes, 11,284 lb)
Maximum speed:80 km/h (50 mph)
Range:0 km (0 miles)


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