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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jeep made a special car for 75th anniversary of their first contract

Do You want to reminisce with the typical American war vehicles in the World War II? Recently, Jeep has launched the identical American war vehicles, but through the figure of the modern Jeep. This car is called Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute Concept, and is designed to give a tribute to the legendary Jeep Willys MB which had ever triumphed in World War II era.
Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute Concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cPnr6)
This car was built to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Jeep's brand. On July 15th, 1941 when the Willys-Overland Motor Company awarded the contract by the US government to build the first Willys MB (Jeep Willys), so the military nuances was very strong offered here.

This can be seen, ranging from its army green color, also there is the star logo on the hood, and car's serial number. This car also has no door and B-pillar, it deliberately omitted to be similar to the Willys Jeep at the time. While the steel bumper and hooks have been added.
Left side view of Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute Concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cPo4G)
In the interior there are a pair of canvas seat in front, and a spare tire hanging neatly in the back. By using four units of 16-inch steel rims then wrapped with a military version of the offroad tire size of 32 inches as the complement of the appearance of the Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute. As for the engine, under the bonnet rests a 3.6-litre V6 connected to a six-speed manual gearbox. Keeping with tradition, the model is built in Toledo, Ohio – the home of the Jeep Wrangler since 1986.

"We created the unique concept of Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute in celebration of the brand's legendary history and to show that 75 years later, today's Jeep Wrangler instantly recognizable and clearly connected with the original Willys MB," said Jeep's Global Brand Head, Mike Manley.
Manley went on, when it was first introduced in 1941, Jeep vehicles have become the benchmark for a vehicle with off-road capability. Jeep cars are also increasingly recognized as a vehicle that can master any terrain, leading the adventure and provide freedom to the driver. (Wanna see the Jeep's history). *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOBLOG]
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