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Title:
Jeep : CJ to grand cherokee ; a collector's guide
Author:
Taylor, James, 1950-
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Publication Information:
Croydon : Motor Racing, 1999.
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 x 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781899870332
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

No vehicle has evoked such emotion in both war and peace as the ubiquitous and ever-versatile Jeep. After reviewing the Jeep's design and birth, and its unique role in WWII, Taylor reveals all models from the original CJ derivative of the military Jeep to the latest Grand Cherokee, one of the most coveted of today's luxury 4x4 SUVs. Comprehensive appendices cover technical specs, production numbers and performance figures.


Author Notes

James Taylor has been writing about motoring history since the 1970s; he has written well over 100 books and spent ten years as the editor of Land Rover Enthusiast magazine. He has written very widely for both magazines and books on motoring subjects but has specialized in the history of Rover cars and Land Rovers. He has owned four Range Rovers as well as a variety of other cars, and continues to write for the motoring press both at home and abroad. His previous books include Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine , Factory-Original Ford Capri Mk1 , Factory-Original Mercedes SL , Factory-Original Aston Martin DB4/5/6 and Factory-Original Mini Mk1 & Mk2 . James lives in rural Oxfordshire with his wife and the younger two of his four children, surrounded by books about cars, and usually with something old and interesting in his garage.