1942 Willys MB

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History

One of the first military vehicles to be mass-produced in the United States, the Willys MB, was manufactured from 1941 to 1945. These four-wheel drive utility vehicles were considered the iconic WWII Jeeps as they were extremely useful for war maneuvers.

Features

  • Recessed headlights
  • Rotating headlights for underhood lighting
  • 9 slot grille
  • Shovel and axe body indents
  • Gas filler under seat
  • 6.00×16 tires
  • 60  horsepower at 4,000 rpm
  • Receptacle for trailer light wiring
  • Blackout light system
  • Sealed spring shackles
Manufacturer Willys
Production 361,339 built
Engine Options Go Devil engine, 60 hp & 105 ft./lbs. torque
Transmission Options T84J, 3 speed manual transmission
Transfer Case Spicer 18
Rear Axle Spicer 23-2, 4.88 ratio
Front Axle Spicer 25, 4.88 ratio
Wheelbase 80 in.
Length 132.75 in.
Width 62 in.
Height 71.75 in., with top up
Curb weight 2,315 lbs.
  • Client: 1942 Willys MB
  • Filed under: Military