<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022

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Lot 50
1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep

Sold for US$ 20,160 inc. premium
1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep
Chassis no. CJ2A30022

134ci L-Head Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
Single Carburetor
60bhp at 4,000rpm
3-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Drive
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*Recently completed comprehensive restoration
*Classic Green over Yellow exterior scheme
*Charming vintage 4x4 for the vineyard of beach house
*A true American Icon


THE WILLYS-OVERLAND CJ-2A

With victory approaching for the Allies in 1944, Willys began to consider the commercial viability of their go-anywhere, do anything wonder car, the Jeep. Simple modifications were added, such as a tailgate, lower gearing, and a more robust top. Soon to hit the road were several proof of concept vehicles. By July of 1945, a fully-formed civilian Jeep was ready for mass production and dubbed the CJ-2A. Due to the ongoing Second World War, early manufacturing saw the military variants and civilian cars share production with many of the latter. They utilized the remaining stock of leftover components, such as engine blocks. Vehicles with these military production parts up until serial number 34,530—like the vehicle on offer—are referred to as "Very Early Civilian" Jeeps by enthusiasts.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The current owner of this lovely green and yellow Jeep acquired the vehicle in running condition with its original engine, chassis, drivetrain, and body all present. Over the last two years, a restoration was conducted to bring this 4x4 back into proper shape. The chassis was refurbished and further components received additional attention. This included rebuilding the engine, rear differential, and transmission. Furthermore, the Jeep received an entirely new body; the original had unfortunately fatigued past the point of being able to be saved. Having received roughly $50,000 worth of work, it should come as no surprise that this off-roader presents in wonderful condition. Inside, the black vinyl seats show very little wear and the black top is equally fresh.

Vintage Jeeps, such as this example, are immensely charming and are sure to provide its owner with plenty of waves and smiles from passersby. Now is an excellent opportunity to get your hands on an American legend.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, the chassis number was incorrectly cataloged. It will be titled under it's body number CJ2A63684 and the title will be in transit.
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<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
<b>1946 Willys-Overland CJ-2A Jeep</b><br />Chassis no. CJ2A30022
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