Jeep CJ is a civilian version of the famous army jeep Willys MB of the Second World War. It was produced by different companies from 1945 to 1986. During this period it has changed seven generations. Since 1986 it has received a new name - Jeep Wrangler, under which it is still produced. Serial production of Jeep CJ has begun on the July 17th, 1945. Jeep CJ-7 is one of the most famous members of the family.
It is interesting that first SUVs of CJ-series have also been used during the Second World War. They were mall in size, but very impressive in driving performance. These cars were used instead of conventional trucks, transporting soldiers and supplies. The war was over, but the need for all terrain vehicles has still remained. Basing on accumulated experience Jeep has introduced the CJ-7 SUV with a new design (1976).
Buyers are given a choice of 3 engines: two six-cylinder and one eight-cylinder. Despite the fact that the maximum speed does not exceed 120 km / h, CJ-7 was good. Due to resourceful engine it could cope with any obstacles in the terrain. It should be noted that there were models of CJ-7 with the ability to disable all-wheel drive mode. The same with its predecessors the car has established itself as unpretentious and powerful SUV.
The CJ-7 has preserved the overall style of design of previous models. The radiator grille with round headlights on each side and rounded hood are immutable features of Jeep, which can be viewed in later cars such as the Jeep Wrangler. CJ-7 was offered with opened or closed top. Jeep has always been able attract customers with a wide range of variations of vehicles. Tubular frame not only makes the appearance of CJ-7 more powerful, but also saves the driver in case of an accident.
Jeep CJ-7 was the perfect choice for travelers and lovers of country trips. Production lasted 10 years, and in 1986 it was discontinued, but in spite of that, CJ-7 is still loved by many drivers, and it can be found in any part of the world.