A Model Pinkie

Inspired by articles on SAS Pink Panthers, Adrian Wills decided to create one from plywood, metal and plastic

Readers of Classic Military Vehicle magazine will be familiar with the SAS Pink Panther – officially known as Truck, General Service, 3/4 Ton, or FV 18064. Out of the 72 expertly crafted for the SAS Regiment by Marshalls, only around 20 examples are believed to have survived the two decades of rigorous and dutiful service.

According to Land Rover aficionados, several ‘Pinkies’ were lost to the desert – rather like LRDG vehicles – while other examples were deemed unsafe and scrapped after thousands of punishing miles.

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