This week marks the 75th anniversary of Jeep. The famed 4×4 maker celebrated by building a fantastic commemorative Wrangler show vehicle, and now it’s released this video illustrating just how much the brand’s design language has evolved over three-quarters of a century. Did you hear?
Well, some elements have evolved. Others have disappeared only to come back in vogue, like the wide-eyed round headlights, now a fixture on the Wrangler and Renegade. And some elements just plain never left at all—like the vertical-slat grille, traditionally with seven openings.
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There are some notable absences from this animated timeline, like the 1999-2004 WJ Grand Cherokee and both generations of theRado Replica Watches
Liberty, and the current Cherokee with its squinty LED accent lighting looks even more out-of-place when compared to its forebears.
But this delightful animation is still a lovely tour of 75 years of Jeeps. May we always have an open-topped 4×4 to add to this lineage.
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