Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jeep History, All Models

Jeep recently updated their website with a great pictorial history of their vehicles, model-by-model from the original prototype Army Jeep all the way through today's Grand Cherokee.

They have published dozens of great photos along with a good read to go with each vehicle, but the following are a few of my favorites, which show my JK's direct lineage:

1940 Willys Quad
1941-1945 Willys MB
1949-1953 Jeep CJ3A
1952-1971 Jeep M-38A1
1955-1983 Jeep CJ-5
1955-1975 CJ-6
1967-1973 Jeepster Commando
1981-1985 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler
2004-2006 Jeep TJ-L Wrangler Unlimited
2007-present Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited
There are countless other Jeeps on the site, including the 70's J-Series Honcho, the unique FC-series Forward Control, the swingin' Jeepster Commando, and the grand-daddy of the modern 4-wheel-drive SUV, the Willy's Wagon.  Take some time to see a bunch of your old favorites and learn something new about Jeep's history!

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