Custom WC-54 Ambulance Revealed in Time for Independence Day

Custom WC-54 Ambulance Revealed in Time for Independence Day

Press Release Jun 28, 2016

July 4th marks the birth of the United States and each year we use that day to celebrate our independence.

Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, the Dodge WC-54 four-wheeled vehicle was utilized by the American military as its principle ambulance carrier. The ambulance was ingeniously designed with a longer wheelbase and adjusted suspension to create a more comfortable ride for up to seven patients and a medic.

Excellance, Inc. has worked steadily to restore a WC-54 ambulance by stripping it down, removing corrosion and giving it a fresh coat of paint with new decals to bring it back to its original condition.

Excellance is now revealing new photos of the custom ambulance on its blog here:

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