One of the most influential military support vehicles in history, the Willys Jeep was manufactured during World War II, from 1941-1945. Originally produced by Willys-Overland, it soon became apparent that the company could not keep up with the incredible demand, and Ford was contracted to produce them as well (under the designation GPW). Between the two manufacturers, an astonishing 637,000 jeeps were built. The design inspired numerous variants — including the sea-going jeep, or "Seep" — and it eventually became the template for the popular civilian model.
Featuring a faded olive drab paint scheme, this 1/18 scale, die cast model — a quality reproduction of a '41 Willys Jeep — also comes with an opening hood (revealing a detailed engine), a well-equipped interior (with open top), side-mounted tools, a rear gas can and spare tire, treaded tires, and a realistic undercarriage. Measures approximately 7½" long.