1951 Willys Jeepster was an ingenious design, which combined a four-passenger phaeton with a soft top that evoked the appearance of the wartime Jeep. The model was introduced in May 1948.
The VJ2 Willys Jeepster offered few options, and the first ones had a 134-CID
four-cylinder “Go-Devil” L-head engine. The transmission was a three-spaced manual with optional
overdrive. In 1950, the engine was replaced by the “Hurricane” F-head engine.
Willys introduced an up-rated Jeepster in January 1949, and a 148-CID, 72-hp
six-cylinder, the side-valve engine became optional in July 1949. For 1950, the Jeepster received a
facelift to become the Second Series VJ3 model. The grille became more V-shaped, with five
The Jeepster has an undeniable charm, and has nearly universal acceptance among car
enthusiasts, equally welcome in the company of hot rods as it is at Pebble Beach. They make
cheerful summer cruises and are simple to maintain with great parts availability, which makes
them highly desirable.
This Magnificent Example is finished in Beautiful and Extremely Rare Sportsman Green
(2 Stage PPG), Tan Interior with Tan Haartz Canvas Top and Tan Haartz Canvas Side Curtains.
This Southern Classic Jeepster Professional Restoration, included Exterior, Interior, Top,
Chrome & Mechanics.
? 3 Speed “3 on the Tree” Transmission
? Great for Cruising and Fuel Economy
? Push Button Radio
? Whitewall Radial Tires
? P205 / 175R / 15
? Scripted “Willys” Wheel Covers
? Chrome Wheel Beauty Rings
? Chrome Front Bumper Guard
? Turn Signals
? Vent Windows
? Full Instrumentation
? Manual Choke
? Scripted Front and Rear “Jeep” Floormats
? Seat Belts
? “Hurricane” Engine
? 6 Volt Electrical System
? Aluminum Radiator
? Highly Detailed Engine Bay
? Electric Fuel Pump
? Continental Kit
? Owner Manual
The Jeepster’s Beautiful Lines & Styling are Timeless! It garners all the “Thumbs Up”