Is A 1961 Willys Wagon The Ultimate Campmobile?

The Iconic Face Of The Jeep Was Actually Designed By Ford

If there's one thing modern-day Jeep loves, as a company, it's their own face. That round-eyed, slotted-grille iconic Jeep face that they love so much, they've even given it a name: Sarge. But here's the dirty truth: that iconic Jeep face wasn't designed by Willys — it started as a Ford design. » 2/20/15 6:50pm 2/20/15 6:50pm

This Willys Is A Symbol Of Everything That Is No More

Welcome to Little Car in the Big City, where I highlight fascinating cars I found walking around a town that is known for being bigger than everything else, but where every car is fighting to stand out: New York, New York. » 7/13/14 9:45am 7/13/14 9:45am

Jeep-Based Mufflermobile Is A Truly Bizarre Ebay Find

Most people can appreciate the beauty of a vintage Jeep. They aren't beauty queens or speed demons, but it seems hard to argue with their utilitarian charm. » 6/24/12 9:00am 6/24/12 9:00am

Watch a vintage Willys Jeep do wheelies

Watching a vehicle with two wheels to the sky is a pretty fail-safe way to bring a smile to the face of any car lover. While it's usually purpose built vehicles or super powerful drag cars that are capable of lifting the front end, every once in a while you can get great wheelies from an unexpected source like the… » 8/06/11 11:00am 8/06/11 11:00am

For $7,500, it’s Willys time

You have surely heard someone say they don't build ‘em like they used to? Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jeep Pickup is a perfect example of how they used to build ‘em, but will its modern-day price give you the willies? » 7/28/11 8:00am 7/28/11 8:00am

Custom diesel-powered Willys Wagon is a vintage SUV with a modern price…

What would you do if you came upon a well used and slightly rusted vintage SUV? While some might just get it running and drive it, the owner of this vintage Willys Wagon decided two doors and an inline six just wouldn't do. The lifted and stretched four door Willys seen here is the unique result. Featuring a modern… » 5/21/11 11:00am 5/21/11 11:00am

1954 Willys CJ-3B

Welcome to Found Off The Street, our look at cars found on the cape that rust liked so much it decided to summer there; Cape Cod, MA. Today we have a 1954 Willys CJ-3B. » 1/30/11 9:00am 1/30/11 9:00am

Seventy Years Of Jeep

Seven decades ago, the first small trucks built to bolster the U.S. Army's efforts in World War II rolled off a Ford assembly line.'s Autopia takes a look back at 70 years of Jeep history. - Ed. » 1/17/11 4:00pm 1/17/11 4:00pm

Soldiers Tear Apart, Rebuild A Jeep In Four Minutes

Want proof that old Jeeps — the original military-spec off-roader — were a work of engineering genius? Watch six soldiers drive up, hop out, tear one apart, put it back together and drive away in four minutes. » 9/10/10 12:30pm 9/10/10 12:30pm

Flying Jeeps! What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

While reading the story of the man responsible for the Blower Bentley, I stumbled across a passage recounting the use of one of the surviving cars for towing test-bed "flying Jeeps" aloft during World War II. Flying Jeeps? » 7/17/10 3:00pm 7/17/10 3:00pm

1952 Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How many towns have three Willys Station Wagons parked on the street? » 3/20/10 9:00am 3/20/10 9:00am

Senior-Citizen Willys Doing Just Fine In The Big City

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Is this old Jeep 50 years old? 60? » 1/24/10 5:00pm 1/24/10 5:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Renault Ventoux

As we continue to work on the Ultimate Engine Survivors Honor Roll, certain engines start to stand out for their incredibly long lifespans. Here's one that was built in some form from 1947 through at least 1997. » 1/16/10 5:00pm 1/16/10 5:00pm

1953 Willys Military Jeep for a Troop-Rallying $5,700!

According to the old adage, an army travels on its stomach. As it's starting to get a little nippy outside, Nice Price or Crack Pipe thinks it might be a better idea to take this arctic Jeep instead. » 10/22/09 9:00am 10/22/09 9:00am

Celebrating 450 Old Vehicles Down On The Alameda Street: The Non-Big 3…

We're actually up to 482 Alameda street-parked classics in this series, but I'm still working on chronicling the 450-machine milestone. The Server Hamsters resist in all their maddened rodential fury, but we press on! » 7/11/09 10:30am 7/11/09 10:30am

Priceless 1953 Willys Aero Wagon Concept Model Destroyed During…

While it's a bummer when an Enzo goes up in flames, at least a few hundred remain. Not so with this '53 Willys Aero prototype model, which suffered Death By Inept Packaging. » 6/13/09 4:30pm 6/13/09 4:30pm

1951 Willys Jeep Station Wagon

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Sure, we just saw an old Willys on the Alameda street. » 5/31/09 9:00am 5/31/09 9:00am

1958 Willys Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How about a half-century-old Willys pickup as a work vehicle? » 5/17/09 9:00am 5/17/09 9:00am