Jeep Mighty FC Concept: First Drive

Despite the iconic seven-slot grille, the Jeep Mighty FC Concept is as American as a Katyusha rocket. The retro-fantastic rock crawler shares its design lineage with the Soviet GAZ-66 and the arsenal of atom bombs that terrorized the nightmares of '50s schoolchildren. » 4/03/12 12:00pm 4/03/12 12:00pm

Jeep Must Build This Forward Control Concept

Every year, Jeep hosts a week-long festival in Moab, Utah for the Easter Jeep Safari. Mopar and Jeep took the opportunity to show off six customized vehicles, from simple accessory packages to a custom-built Forward Control Wrangler. » 3/27/12 4:30pm 3/27/12 4:30pm

I Am So Excited About The Jeep Mighty FC Concept I Think I Might Die

Jeep's produced another round of their crazy Jeep concepts that we'll soon beg them to turn into something you can actually buy. Highest on the list? The Jeep Mighty FC, which looks like a Forward-Control Jeep modernized for the new world — something I'd never thought of until this moment but now must posses. » 3/22/12 3:30pm 3/22/12 3:30pm

Did a Ruthless Conspiracy Crush The Forward Control Jeep Van?

Why wasn't the Brooks Stevens-designed 1958 Forward Control Jeep ever mass-produced? Why? One glance at the prototype makes it obvious that it would have sold more than VW Transporters, Corvair Greenbriers, and Econolines put together! We can only assume that Powerful Forces conspired to keep total production to just… » 2/27/08 8:15am 2/27/08 8:15am

Flattery'll Get You Somewhere, A Jeepamino Will Get You Further

The Forward Control Jeeps were built from 1956 until 1964, which actually puts them ahead of the El Camino in the truckcar sweepstakes. Although it's debatable whether the FC is actually a true Camino, based as it was on a light-truck chassis rather than on a car frame or unibody, reader Mark's tale of how he went to… » 5/30/06 10:00pm 5/30/06 10:00pm