1968 Jeep Commando up for sale. Very clean ride here. (For more Jeeps, click one of our buttons above or on the sidebar)
98,481 mi Estimate value: $32,000 Current bid: $14,500
A little history: The Jeepster Commando is an automobile which was first produced by Kaiser Jeep in 1966 to compete with the International Scout, Toyota Land Cruiser and Ford Bronco. Four different models were available: a pickup truck, convertible, roadster and wagon. The Kaiser line remained in production until about 1969, when American Motors Corporation (AMC) bought Kaiser in 1970. After AMC’s acquisition, the Jeepster Commando C101 (101″ wheelbase) steadily grew in popularity. In 1972, AMC shortened the vehicle’s name to Commando C104, extended the wheelbase to 104″, and changed the front-end design to accept the AMC I6’s & V8 304ci, similar to the Ford Bronco. The new configuration, formerly an AMC best seller, quickly caused the line to drop in popularity and was taken out of production in 1973; it was replaced with the full size Cherokee. The Jeepster is an ancestor of the modern Jeep family produced by Chrysler.
There are several Jeepster enthusiast clubs across the United States.
Willys-Overland, the original producers of the “Jeep” (originally manufactured for military use) also produced a “Jeepster” from 1948 until about 1950. This vehicle led to the later Kaiser productions. Credit for information goes to Wikipedia.
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