1922 Willys Overland Touring '22
EUR 25,950JPY 3,225,844BGN 50,753CZK 679,241DKK 193,177GBP 23,369HUF 8,951,452PLN 114,268RON 125,377SEK 266,857CHF 27,946ISK 4,152,000NOK 278,503HRK 194,145RUB 2,275,556TRY 214,334AUD 42,786BRL 158,863CAD 41,255CNY 214,443HKD 238,286IDR 450,595,800ILS 104,610INR 2,300,091KRW 36,578,082MXN 681,914MYR 130,347NZD 46,116PHP 1,508,318SGD 42,156THB 958,801ZAR 521,491
Offered for: EUR 25,950
Lowered price from €29.950-> €25.950
In 1908, John Willys bought the Overland Division of Standard Wheel Cy and in 1912 renamed it Willys-Overland Motor Company. From 1912 to 1918, Willys was the second largest producer of automobiles in the United States after Ford Motor. In the mid 1920s, Willys also acquired the F.B. Stearns Company and assumed continued production of the Stearns-Knight luxury car as well. In order to raise cash needed to pay off debts, all of the Willys Corporation assets were on the auction block. The Elizabeth plant and the Chrysler Six Prototype were sold to William C. Durant, then in the process of building a new, third empire. The plant would build Durant's low priced Star, while the Chrysler Six prototype would be improved and modified, becoming the 1923 Flint.
Walter Chrysler moved on to Maxwell - Chalmers , where in January 1924 he launched his own version of the six-cylinder chrysler he had been working on, one still based partially on elements originally developed at Willys. (In 1925 the Maxwell car company would become the Chrysler Corporation).
In 1926, production of the Overland ended and was replaced by the Whippet brand of small cars. Following the stock-market crash of 1929 and the economic depression that soon followed, a number of Willys automotive brands began to falter. Stearns-Knight was liquidated in 1929. Whippet production ended in 1931, its models replaced by the Willys Six and Eight. Production of the Willys-Knight ended in 1933.
Production of the Willys MB, better known as Jeep, began in 1941, shared between Willys, Ford and American Bantam which had initiated the original Jeep body design. 8,598 units were produced that year, and 359,851 units were produced before the end of WW II. In total, 653,568 military Jeeps were eventually manufactured.
- Wheelbase : 262 cm (103 in)
- Engine : straight-four 2388 cc, front- mounted, 8 valves, 1 Tilorson carb, manual 3-speed gearbox, rear-wheel drive
- Maximum power : 40 bhp at 3200 rpm.
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Steenweg op Deinze 51C
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