Bantam was to produce 1,500 Model 40 BRC vehicles, Ford would build 1,500 modified and improved GP Pygmies and Willys would build 1,500 Quads.Further testing and evaluation led to the Army's selection of the Willys vehicle as the standard.She cheered William and Harry from the lawn at a charity polo match on June 7 in Cirencester, England — but then quietly slipped out (sans Will) afterward. In a storybook ceremony, the prince and his bride said "I do" at Westminster Abbey on April 29.On a trip to Kenya, Prince William proposed to his girlfriend of eight years — with his late mother's sapphire ring. Catherine, now the Duchess of Cambridge, wore a custom Alexander Mc Queen gown.Based on the current (soon-to-be former) model, the olive drab Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute concept mimics the stripped-down styling that made the original so iconic: No doors, no roll bars, and precious little in the way of body adornment.The 16-inch wheels wrapped in 32-inch mud tires, the burly bumpers, and the low-back canvas seats seal the deal. military informed automakers that it was looking for a "light reconnaissance vehicle" to replace the Army's motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles.The concept is powered by the Wrangler's stock 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 and six-speed manual transmission. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle, including a 600-lb.load capacity, wheelbase less than 75 inches, height less than 36 inches, smooth-running engine from 3 to 50 miles per hour, rectangular-shaped body, four-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case, fold-down windshield, three bucket seats, blackout and driving lights and a gross vehicle weight below 1,300 lbs.
Kate secretly attended a party at his training barracks and the rest is history.
In 1941, the Willys MB began rolling off the assembly line straight into the heat of battle and the rest is history.
Prince William met Kate Middleton when they were freshmen studying art history at St.
Each company produced prototypes for testing in record time.
The Army took possession of these vehicles in November 1940 at Camp Holabird, Maryland.The Wrangler name was created for the 1987 model year, when Jeep was owned by American Motors, as a replacement for the long-running CJ series of vehicles dating back to 1944 and the Willys-Overland Motor Company.