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The first Maudslay chassis with the Marathon name was the ML5 of 1937 with Maudslay petrol or Gardner oil engine. The 17'7" wheelbase Marathon II from 1946 also used the petrol engine, coupled to a Maudslay 5-speed gearbox. The Marathon III announced in October 1946 featured the AEC A173 7.7 litre diesel engine and AEC D124 4-speed sliding mesh gearbox, a specification similar to the AEC Regal I which would effectively see the Marathon off a year or two after Maudslay Motors became part of the ACV group of companies. In 1950 Marathon III's wheelbase was lengthened from 17'6" to 19'3" to accommodate 30' bodywork.

1950 Maudslay Marathon III CU5587

1950 Maudslay Marathon III CU5587

1949 Maudslay Marathon III HAB981

1949 Maudslay Marathon III HAB981

1948 Maudslay Marathon III HHP756

1948 Maudslay Marathon III HHP756

1949 Maudslay Marathon III HWW767

1949 Maudslay Marathon III HWW767

1947 Maudslay Marathon HYD920

1947 Maudslay Marathon HYD920

1949 Maudslay Marathon III JWR822

1949 Maudslay Marathon III JWR822

1951 Maudslay Marathon III LFJ804

1951 Maudslay Marathon III  LFJ804

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPF250

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPF250

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH4291947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH4291947 Maudslay Marathon III LPH429

1951 Maudslay Marathon III MPT588

1951 Maudslay Marathon III MPT588

1949 Maudslay Marathon III OEV459

1949 Maudslay Marathon III OEV459

1947 Maudslay Marathon III OMT367

1947 Maudslay Marathon III OMT367