The Ford M8 Greyhound is a six-wheeled armoured car used primarily as a speed all-terrain reconnaissance vehicle by the British and US Army during World War II. It has a 5250cc petrol engine on pneumatic tyres and comes with a 37 mm gun installed in the rear bed.
It was produced by the Ford Motor Company during World War II. It was used from 1943 by United States and British forces in Europe and the Pacific until the end of the war. The vehicle was widely exported and as of 2006 still remained in service with some countries.
The vehicle is no longer in production and in its original condition without substantial changes to the chassis, body, steering, braking, transmission or suspension system and engine. The vehicle model is no longer manufactured and is more than 30 years old.
The vehicle is to be used for personal collection and not it's original use.
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Classification has been determined in accordance with the following:
General Interpretative Rules (GIRS) –
GIR 1 – has been used to classify this product by the terms of heading under section: 97 05 - Collections and collectors' pieces of zoological, botanical, mineralogical, anatomical, historical, archaeological, palaeontological, ethnographic or numismatic interest.
TARIC CODE – 9705000090 - Other than collectors' pieces of wood, silver or gold, collections and collectors' pieces of zoological, anatomical, historical, archaeological, palaeontological or ethnographic interest containing animal products.
Also classified in accordance with:
Additional Note 1 to Chapter 9705