Originally Posted by Holder350
.............The list goes on.....
what's your thoughts about what they should mean?
Maybe the X in XJ ... is an abbreviation of "crossbred
" ... signifying the Renault involvement in that particular Jeeps gene pool ..
Originally Posted by Motorcharge
The Army wanted prototypes and Willys Quad was the first in 1940 prior to Bantam, Ford and the Willys MA in 1941. Iirc Willys actually won out but couldn't keep up with the demand they needed so Ford helped build them as well at that point.
Not that it makes a lot of difference ....
.... but the Willys Quad pre-dates the Bantam ??
Sorta makes that Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival in Butler, Pa. ... a pointless event.