A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck logo
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The ‘Wicked Wrangler’ Pickup Truck

For 2021, the Gladiator pickup truck gets a cool new edition. The Willys Edition Jeep Gladiator is a formidable off-roading companion with specialized tuning to make this truck an even better 4×4 adventurer. In fact, Andrew Nabors with the DuPont Registry Daily News calls this thing a ‘Wicked Wrangler.’ “In 1949, the Jeep Willys-Overland CJ-3A started …

People wearing vintage-style military costumes sit in a US military Willy’s Jeep at a D-Day 75th Anniversary event
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Are Jeeps America’s Best Sports Car? Enzo Ferrari Thought So

The Jeep firmly rooted itself not only in American automotive circles but throughout American culture across the board. “Jeep” represents the literal manufacturer as much as it does the general concept of 4×4 off-road vehicles, at this point. How did Jeep become synonymous with sport utility vehicles?  Jeep’s role in WWII certainly set the stage …

1963 AMC Mighty Mite M422A1
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The AMC Mighty Mite Is a Mini Cooper-Scaled Willys Jeep

The original Willys Jeep wasn’t just the forebear to a long line of Wranglers: it also inspired other off-road SUVs. Some, like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol, used that inspiration to start their own fanbases. Others, like Mitsubishi’s licensed CJ3, were basically Jeep clones—too much so, in the Mahindra Roxor’s case. But there’s …

2020 Mahindra Roxor
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The Mahindra Roxor Was Too Much Like a Brand-New Willys Jeep

The original Willys Jeep inspired the creation of quite a few iconic off-roaders. Not just the Jeep Wrangler and its CJ predecessors, but the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, the original Land Rover, and Nissan Patrol. The original Jeep design was so popular, Mitsubishi even built a licensed version of it. Unfortunately, one company’s decision to …