1922 Willys Overland Touring '22
EUR 25,950JPY 3,131,127BGN 50,753CZK 693,903DKK 193,395GBP 23,678HUF 9,253,251PLN 115,633RON 125,590SEK 272,340CHF 27,639ISK 4,032,630NOK 283,166HRK 196,462RUB 2,066,398TRY 199,195AUD 42,413BRL 158,601CAD 39,766CNY 205,573HKD 225,215IDR 419,985,440ILS 100,740INR 2,195,980KRW 34,924,288MXN 673,325MYR 124,531NZD 45,361PHP 1,448,892SGD 40,607THB 898,493ZAR 504,533
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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