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Like most auto manufacturers after World War II, Willys jumped on the postwar auto sales boom. However, their initial civilian offering was, well, a little different. I’ve always wondered whether some member of management saw the MGTC’s that servicemen were bringing home and said “we can do that, but better!” The result was the Jeepster – a combination of Brooks Stevens design and Jeep CJ practicality, and you can buy one through this craigslist ad in Arizona. Read more »