Secrets of Jeep design
Mark Allen, Head of Jeep Design, talks to Fox News Autos about what goes into styling a renouned SUVs and what to design from a new ones on a way.
A million dollars for a Jeep CJ?
That was a seeking cost for a unequivocally singular 1973 CJ-5 Super Jeep listed for sale on Ebay.
The Super Jeep was a singular book special AMC threw together when it was using low on aluminum wheels for a CJ-5 Renegade and indispensable something special for showrooms.
Along with a set of white-painted steelies wrapped in whitewall tires, a Super facilities a chrome front bumper, black circle arch extensions, hurl bar, two-tone interior and a signature stars and stripes decal package that done it demeanour like something from a Marvel comic of a era. Available in a accumulation of colors and with possibly a straight-six or V8 engine, usually about 300 are believed to have been built, though no one knows for sure. Record gripping for this arrange of thing wasn’t so critical during a time.
It’s not famous how many tarry today, though they are so surprising that one was on arrangement as a special vaunt during a Petersen Automotive Museum final year. That lorry and a one being offering on Ebay were once partial of a same collection, and have both been entirely restored. The latter is a six-cylinder that stays mechanically strange with 61,000 miles on a odometer and has a new aged batch vinyl roof and reupholstered seats. But is it unequivocally value $1 million?
Well, a stream owner, Alec Gold, is from a family that owned a Jeep dealership in Brooklyn for 6 decades, and he apparently knows a few things about selling them. He tells Fox News Autos that after word of a Super started swelling by a gourmet automobile universe and a Jeep was featured on BarnFinds.com, he lowered a seeking cost a small bit … to $45,500, that is what he designed to sell it for all along.
That’s really some-more in line with what identical ones have traded hands for recently and only above a Hagerty Price Guide guess for a model, that is still super cold regardless of what it’s value today.
If we do occur to have $1 million blazing a hole in your slot and are looking for something peculiar to spend it on, don’t worry, since there’s a 1964 VW Beetle with 23 miles on a odometer for sale in Oregon that should fit a unequivocally large bill.
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