1,000,000 for a Jeep CJ?
That was the asking value for a really uncommon 1973 CJ-5 Tremendous Jeep listed on the market on Ebay.
The Tremendous Jeep was a restricted version particular AMC threw collectively when it was operating low on aluminum wheels for the CJ-5 Renegade and wanted one thing particular for showrooms.
Together with a set of white-painted steelies wrapped in whitewall tires, the Tremendous includes a chrome entrance bumper, black wheel arch extensions, roll bar, two-tone inside and a signature stars and stripes decal package deal that made it appear to be one thing from a Marvel comedian of the period. Obtainable in a wide range of colours and with both a straight-six or V8 engine, solely about 300 are believed to have been constructed, however nobody is aware of for positive. Document protecting for this kind of factor wasn’t so vital on the time.
It’s not identified what number of survive at present, however they’re so uncommon that one was on show as a particular exhibit on the Petersen Automotive Museum final 12 months. That truck and the one being provided on Ebay had been as soon as a part of the identical assortment, and have each been totally restored. The latter is a six-cylinder that continues to be mechanically authentic with 61,000 miles on the odometer and has a brand new previous inventory vinyl roof and reupholstered seats. However is it actually price $1 million?
Nicely, its present proprietor, Alec Gold, is from a household that owned a Jeep dealership in Brooklyn for six many years, and he apparently is aware of a number of issues about advertising and marketing them. He tells Fox Information Autos that after phrase of the Tremendous began spreading by way of the collector automobile world and the Jeep was featured on BarnFinds.com, he lowered the asking value slightly bit … to $45,500, which is what he deliberate to promote it for all alongside.
That’s positively extra in keeping with what related ones have traded fingers for lately and simply above the Hagerty Value Information estimate for the mannequin, which remains to be tremendous cool no matter what it’s price at present.
In the event you do occur to have $1 million burning a gap in your pocket and are in search of one thing odd to spend it on, don’t be concerned, as a result of there is a 1964 VW Beetle with 23 miles on the odometer on the market in Oregon that ought to match the very massive invoice.
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