the first ever civilian variant Jeep, the Willys-Overlander, might be way older than most of us here, but it always have a special place in our hearts. for those with the dough to spare, you can celebrate this much love off-road vehicle with the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition, a vehicle that has all the original Jeep’s ruggedness, as well as functional capability. based on Wrangler Sport model, this modern day Willys sports upgraded hardware which includes a Dana 44 rear axle with Trac-Lok limited-slip rear differential and 3.73 gears, BFGoodrich KM Mud Terrain LT255/75R17 tires, rock rails and a new Jeep Trail Rated Kit that comprises of a D-Ring, tow-strap and gloves in a Jeep-branded bag.
a Command-Trac 4×4 part-time, two-speed transfer case with a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio further bestow the Jeep with the excellent off-road capabilities that it has been known of, while cosmetics such as a gloss black grille with black Jeep badge, gloss black front and rear bumper appliques, historic satin black “4 Wheel drive” rear tailgate decal and “Willys” hood decals and unique high-gloss black 17-inch aluminum wheels separate this 4×4 from the regular horde. other features includes Sunrider soft top, deep-tint sunscreen rear windows, as well as SiriusXM satellite radio for a little off-the-road entertainment. power comes from a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, paired to a choice of standard six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission, that makes a decent 21mpg (highway).
the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition will be rolling into US showrooms early next year for $25,795 for the two-door models and $29,595 for Unlimited models. steal a few more look in the hi-res gallery below.