The word gladiator comes from Latin; gladius (sword), gladiator (swordsman). In ancient times, gladiators were rough and tough mercenaries who braved the dangers of the Roman arenas and fought in elaborate battles for the entertainment of the masses. Gladiators fights are said to have started as early as 300BC and continued for almost 1,000 years before the adaptation of Christianity within the Roman Empire ended the death for entertainment industry. A few thousand years later, Jeep picked the name Gladiator for their rough and tough mercenary pickup truck… and the only question is, will it still be fighting a thousand years from now? Find this 1984 Jeep Gladiator offered for $9,800 in Placida, FL via craigslist. Tip from Dascpcu.
I’m no St Nick, but I’ve got a few lists at home. One is a list of things that I don’t want to do under any circumstances. Top on that list are things like, #14: Never attempt to circumnavigate the world in a bathtub full of scorpions, #2: Never attempt to infiltrate a Daesh stronghold […]
Jeep’s full sized pickup was first badged as the Gladiator and later as simply the Jeep Pickup. The Gladiator Pickup was based on the SJ Wagoneer chassis and as a result is a giant beast of an automobile. This J10 version is not only the size of a dinosaur, but it is also purple. Find […]
In case the Jeep Gladiator (pickup version of the Wagoneer) isn’t manly enough for you, there is always the M-715 military version. The M-175 is going to suck down fuel like a SoCal wildfire, but it should make for an interesting off-roader when it runs. Find this 1968 Kaiser Jeep M-715 for sale in Houston, […]