Willys-Overland

Corvette Powered: 1953 Willys Wagon Monster Truck

If your aim in life is to slip behind the wheel of a cool but subtle classic, this 1953 Willys Wagon probably wouldn’t be your first choice. The seller has invested a significant sum to transform it from a… more»

Kansas Estate Find: 1948 Willys Jeep 4×4 Pickup

Willys-Overland sure made some desirable vehicles, my favorite of which would be their line of 4×4 pickups. They’re primitive by today’s standards, but I didn’t even have to say that, and that’s what is a big attraction for me…. more»

Restomod Project: 1945 Willys-Overland CJ2A

In 1945, Willys made the first mass-produced four-wheel-drive vehicle for civilian use – in fact, “CJ” stands for civilian Jeep. Producing the Jeep was a struggle thanks to post-war labor strikes and Willys’ reliance on outside suppliers. Fewer than… more»

One Year Only: 1954 Kaiser Darrin Convertible

The fifties were a fun and innovative time period in the course of automotive history, with one of the many reasons including it being the decade when the fiberglass-bodied car we all know and many of us love was… more»

Century Old Barn Find: 1923 Willys-Overland Red Bird

In just a couple of months, this 1923 Overland 92 Series Red Bird will be celebrating its one-hundredth birthday, and while the car hasn’t been in a barn for quite that long, from the looks of things it’s probably… more»

Just Get In and Go: 1946 Willys CJ2A

The only bad part about writing for Barn Finds is cars like this, where I can barely restrain my acquisitive instincts. I wanted to delete this tip and buy it myself. Here on craigslist is a near-perfect 1946 Willys… more»

Freshly Restored: 1946 Willys Jeep CJ-2A

Ahead of the close of WWII, Willys-Overland decided to launch a civilian Jeep that was on par with those produced for the military. The result was the CJ-2A, a mass-produced early SUV that went into business in 1945. Nearly… more»

No Reserve: 1960 Willys-Overland Jeep Pickup Truck

I’m seeing more of the Wrangler-based Gladiator pickups on the roads these days. But this is where it all started 74 years ago. Willys-Overland introduced their new Jeep pickup truck in 1947 and it would go on to have… more»

Estate Find: 1951 Willys-Overland Jeepster

If you take the plunge and buy-out an estate, you could find yourself with all sorts of treasures. The owner of this 1951 Willys-Overland Jeepster did just that, and now that he has everything sorted, he has decided to… more»

Barn Stored 56 Years: 1927 Willys Whippet

Today, when most people think of the Willys brand, they think of a Jeep, but they were also in the passenger car business for many years. One of the products of Willys-Overland Corp. was the Whippet, a Depression-era car… more»

Supercharged Hemi Gasser: 1940 Willys Americar

The Willys Americar had a short 5-year run, with models only being produced between 1937 and 1942.  After 1942, Willys turned their focus to the Jeep, and the rest as they say is history.  If you’re in the market… more»

Garage Find: 1917 Willys-Overland Tourer

Yesterday, we covered a 1935 Pierce-Arrow, and a lot of the so-far discussion has centered around diminishing interest, as well as the future outlook, for preserving pre-war automobiles. Today, we’re going to wind it back even further and examine… more»

Solid Pickup Project: 1953 Willys Pickup 4×4

Willys produced several versions of their truck, including a stake bed, a cab and chassis, and a pickup version such as this 1953 Willys pickup. This looks like a solid project and it can be found listed here on… more»

1949 Willys Overland Barn Find

As I have noted before, one of the hazards of being a Barn Finds writer is being notified about cars for sale that you think are really cool — and are affordable! Thank you to Ikey H. for sending… more»

70 Year Project! 1928 Willys-Overland Model 96 Truck

We’ve all seen project vehicles where the progress seems to drag on for years, but this 1928 Willys-Overland may be a vehicle that is ready to set some kind of record. If what the owner states is accurate, restoration… more»

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