Jeepster

Explore the Back Country: 1968 Jeepster Commando

When you drive past a Jeep dealer today you see all manner of different vehicles with the Jeep name emblazoned on them.  That variety is making a lot of money for the brand.  For a long time, Jeep didn’t… more»

Magazine Subject: 1967 Jeepster Commando

“Great sport, great style and fun – it’s the go-anywhere, do-anything ‘Jeepster Commando’ station wagon. . .the only wagon if its size to combine V-6 power and Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission options with 4-wheel drive!” So says a 1967 Jeepster… more»

Rare Hurst Edition! 1971 Jeepster Commando

From the 1960s into the 1980s, Hurst Performance was famous for its muscle car partnerships with Oldsmobile and American Motors. But few remember they did a one-time deal with Jeep (right after it was acquired by AMC). The result… more»

Off-Road In Style! 1967 Jeep Jeepster Commando

Kaiser Jeep was one of the pioneers in Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs), but they weren’t called that back in the 1960s. The Jeepster Commando debuted in 1966 to give Ford, Toyota, and International a run for their money with… more»

Rare, Unique “Sporty” Jeep: 1950 Willys Jeepster

Being a kid growing up in the 60’s, I watched plenty of World War II-themed TV Shows like Combat and Rat Patrol (even Hogan’s Heroes). Jeeps were prevalent on those shows and I remember being a tad confused as… more»

V8 Swap: 1971 Jeep Commando SC-1

In the 1960s, competition in the utility vehicle niche was heated to the boiling point. Kaiser Jeep had skated along with a reformation of the Willys Overland Jeepster in its CJ line, but with creature comforts taking center stage… more»

A Piece Of Jeep History: 1949 Willys Jeepster

(Updated 10/30 to reflect the error in engine identification – JO) Jeeps are a hot commodity these days! I’m floored by the list prices for new models but it doesn’t seem to matter – they sell. And, it’s not… more»

Parked 40 Years! 1949 Willys-Overland Jeepster

While today’s Jeeps dial up styling as far away from “car” as possible, the 1948 to 1950 Willys-Overland Jeepster targeted buyers interested in the rugged reputation of the war-proven Jeep blended with more car-like comfort and convertible flair. This… more»

Grab Bag of Non-Running Projects

Sometimes you have to thin the herd. And that’s what it appears a collector is doing in Roanoke, Virginia, eliminating some of the cars in the fold. There are some other vehicles there, but since the seller says none… more»

The Original SUV? 1950 Willys Jeepster

If you think about a Willys Jeepster in modern terms, it’s really the first, or one of the first, SUVs. Instead of mimicking a jacked-up station wagon the way most modern SUVs do, the Jeepster was designed to look… more»

BF Auction: 1969 Jeepster Commando

The Jeep Jeepster Commando was developed by Kaiser-Jeep and production continued under the AMC nameplate after AMC bought Jeep in 1970. It is somewhat unique to find a Commando in this condition. It just needs some mechanical work to… more»

Rare 4WD: 1971 Jeepster Commando SC-1

This is a 1971 Jeepster Commando SC-1 located in Dallastown, Pennsylvania. If you are not familiar with the Jeep Commando, it was produced from 1966 to 1973. A total of 57,350 Jeepster Commandos (C101) vehicles were sold from 1966-1971…. more»

Rarest of Rare? 1971 Jeepster Commando SC1

The Jeep Commando was produced from 1966 to 1973. It was developed by Kaiser-Jeep and production continued even after AMC bought the company in 1970. The name comes from the Willys-Overland Jeepster produced from 1948 to 1950. This example… more»

Rare Hurst Edition! 1971 Jeepster Commando

Most of us associate the great name of Hurst Performance with being on muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s, or maybe it’s just me who thinks that when I think of Hurst. Here’s a vehicle that I wouldn’t… more»

Solid 4×4: 1968 Jeepster Commando

We all know how hot the original Ford Bronco is right now, it’s hard to get a barely-usable one for less than $40,000, give or take. For that money, a person can have a jewel box of a Jeepster… more»

Update! Barn Find 1967 Jeepster Convertible

UPDATE – This 1967 Jeepster Convertible is listed for sale again with a huge drop in price. They have it posted here on craigslist in El Mirage, Arizona, and they’re now asking $3,500. Check out the photos again and… more»