I love driving classic cars for my daily driver, because life is too short to drive something boring. However, I do have kids, and occasionally I get a sideways glance from a parent when we’re doing a carpool or ride-share with kids to-from a soccer game. While a ’65 SportWagon might not have the latest auto-braking safety gizmos, I think this next thing would make it so I never have to do another drop-off or pick-up…I think I should buy it. At least it passes the social distance test. Find this 1949 Willys Overland Jeepster offered for $3500 in Napa, CA via craigslist.
There is an old car owners advice that says you should buy a condition 1 car and drive it until it is condition 2 and then sell — the difference in sales price might be offset by inflation/appreciation but it certainly will cost more to refresh that car back to condition 1. (Read more about […]
This next car comes from Terry B who writes: Not much information here, but all things wrong with a jeepster has been replaced. Do not think you could modify a jeepster for the asking price. Find this 1950 Willys Jeepster offered for $14000 in Sacramento, CA via craigslist. From the seller: 1950 Jeepster fuel: gas title status: […]
After WWII was over and Willys-Overland Motors returned to non-war production, they realized there was a big hole in their product lineup between the compact CJ (Civilian Jeep) and heavy duty Jeep Wagon & Jeep Truck. To fill this gap, Willys introduced the Jeepster, a slab sided roofless thing that was technically the last Phaeton […]
The Jeepster Commando was a Kaiser Jeep built 4X4 sold from 1966-1973 as a station wagon, convertible, roadster and pickup. The Commando was eventually replaced with the more modern full sized Cherokee, but it left an impression on many owners and today they have a dedicated following. Find this 1967 Jeepster Commando for sale in […]
The Jeep Commando (aka Jeepster Commando) was a line of vehicles in the Kaiser Jeep portfolio to compete with Ford Bronco and Toyota Landcruiser. The low end edition was the basic Commando that was advertised as a convertible, but should have been called open top because it came without any top and could not be […]