If your childhood was spent around Jeeps, there is a pretty good chance your love for the brand was passed down from your grandparents, to your parents, and to you. You might even be a grandparent yourself, reminiscing about the very first time you drive a Jeep many years ago.
We decided to honor some very important people with this blog. That’s right, this blast from the past goes out to you grandma and grandpa! Just to have a little fun, we’ve gather a list of fun facts about a few of the Jeep brand vehicles you or your grandparents might be familiar with.
1) In 1940 the Jeep Willys Quad Prototype was released. From the very beginning this vehicle was designed for military purposes. The Jeep Willys Quad Prototype was the result that would change history when the U.S. army specifically requested a four-wheel drive, front-driven axel unit.
2) The CJ-2A was the first Jeep brand vehicle that was made for everyday use. “Civilian Jeep” were the words represented by “CJ”. It was also this Jeep brand vehicle that introduced the seven-slot grille.
3) The 1950s brought about the Jeep Willys Pickup Truck. This pickup featured horizontal bars across the front of a new V-shaped grille.
4) In 1951 the CJ-4M existed as a prototype model. This prototype became the link in between the military-specific vehicle and the CJ-3M.
5) Another vehicle that cam to be in the 1950s was actually one of the most notable Jeep brand vehicles. It was the CJ-5. This Jeep was in production for almost 30 years and stayed virtually the same through the whole duration of the market.
Your dealer of Jeep Wrangler St. Louis wants to know if your grandparents loved any of these iconic Jeeps?