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DIVThe definitive, fully illustrated celebration of an auto manufacturer that paved its own way by going off-road./divDIV /divDIVFew American vehicles, or vehicles made anywhere else in the world for that matter, are as universally iconic as the Jeep. From olive drab WWII military relics to the beloved Wrangler with its rear-mounted spare tire, open-air design, and telltale roll cage, the Jeep is a true classic. In Jeep: The History of Americaa€™s Greatest Vehicle, automotive writer Patrick R. Foster chronicles over 70 years of Jeep vehicle design and production. Beginning with the Jeep as a crucial component of the American World War II fleet, Foster expertly recounts the corporate shifts, financial struggles and successes, close calls, anda€”above alla€”the enduring machines that have carried Jeep from the early 1940s to its triumphant role as a modern-day embodiment of American perseverance. Three hundred color and black-and-white historical photos complement his expertly written narrative of Jeepa€™s entire history, reminding us that sometimes, the road less traveled was just waiting for the right truck./divBut the 2003 Grand Cherokee model year was probably the shortest in Jeep history because by January 2003, a revised ... I transfer case for Laredo models, meant for the 85 percent of owners who didna#39;t take their Jeeps off-road; Jeep hadna#39;tanbsp;...

Author:Patrick R. Foster
Publisher:Motorbooks - 2014-07-15


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