Jeep Celebrates 80 Years Of Off-Street Journey Glory
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9. It was in 1953 when 155 Jeep followers gathered on the Georgetown Divide in California for the first-ever Jeep Jamboree. Occasions at the moment are held throughout the nation, although the preferred stays the Rubicon Path.
10. Jeep claims it launched the primary SUV in 1946, the Willys Wagon, but it surely wasn’t till 1949 when 4WD was added. The automobile was a game-changer and it remained in manufacturing for 20 years.
11. Following the tip of WWII, returning GIs missed their GPs and Willys sensed a chance. The CJ-2A debuted in 1945 because the world’s first civilian light-duty 4×4 that produced for the plenty.
12. In 1941, the legend was born. The US authorities wanted a quarter-ton army automobile to switch the horse. The outcome was over 350,000 Jeep MBs constructed by 1945. And the remainder is historical past.