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Jeep CJ7 Renegade 304 CID V8 1978

General description : Mileage : 399
Interior Color : Orange and Tan
Exterior Color : Orange
VIN : J8A93EH110476
Transmission Description : 4-speed Manual
Doors : 2

Description : Gateway Classic Cars of Ft. Lauderdale is proud to present this beautiful, custom 1978 Jeep CJ7 Renegade! Jeeps rich and rugged history goes back to WWII and has seen many changes and updates through the years. When you own a Jeep you own a slice of American Heritage. The Jeep CJ models are a series and a range of small, open-bodied off-road vehicles and compact pickup trucks, built and sold by several successive incarnations of the Jeep automobile marque from 1945 to 1986. In 1944, Willys-Overland, one of the two main manufacturers of the World War II military Jeep, built the first prototypes for a commercial version, the CJ, which is short for "civilian Jeep". All CJ Jeeps had a separate body and frame, rigid live axles with leaf springs both front and rear, a tapering nose design with flared fenders, and a fold-flat windshield. This 1978 Jeep CJ7 Renegade has an awesome, Orange exterior, with loads of chrome trim. The Orange and Tan vinyl interior is in good condition and a great match for the bright colored exterior. The chrome rims and off-road tires compliment the look of this 1978 CJ7 Jeep Renegade very well. Under the hood is a factory 304ci V8 mated to a 4-speed manual transmission, and is a blast to drive. Whether you're hitting the road or tackling a trail this Jeep is sure to get loads of attention! Options on this Jeep include: Power Steering, Power Brakes, AM/FM Radio, Vinyl Interior, Seat Belts, Custom Wheels, Radial Tires. If you are looking for a 1 of a kind Jeep to make your very own, this 1978 Jeep CJ7 Renegade just might be the one for you!

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1978 Jeep CJ7 Renegade 304 CID V8 is listed sold on ClassicDigest in Coral Springs by Gateway Classic Cars for $40000.

 

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Car type : Car Make : Jeep Model : CJ7 Model Version : Renegade 304 CID V8 Engine size : 0.0 Model Year : 1978 Location : Ft. Lauderdale

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About Jeep
The history of Jeep is a tale of rugged innovation and an iconic journey from its roots as a military workhorse to its various civilian versions, including American competitors to the Range Rover.

The Birth of the Jeep:
The Jeep story began during World War II when the U.S. Army put out a call for a small, versatile, four-wheel-drive vehicle. Several American automakers responded, but the Willys-Overland company, along with its partner Ford, ultimately won the contract. The result was the Willys MB, an agile and tough vehicle that quickly earned the nickname "Jeep." The name's origin is a subject of some debate, but it's believed to have been derived from the military phonetic alphabet's "GP" designation, which stood for "General Purpose" or "Government Purpose."

World War II Service:
Jeeps became the backbone of the American military, serving in various roles from reconnaissance to medical transport. Their durability, four-wheel-drive capability, and ease of maintenance made them invaluable during the war. They were used in all theaters of the conflict and left an indelible mark on military history.

Post-War Transition:
After World War II, many surplus military Jeeps found their way into civilian hands, and their utility became evident beyond the battlefield. Recognizing this potential, Willys-Overland began producing the CJ (Civilian Jeep) series, starting with the CJ-2A in 1945. These early civilian Jeeps retained their military roots but were adapted for farm, ranch, and off-road use. They soon gained popularity among outdoor enthusiasts and those in need of a rugged, capable vehicle.

The Jeep Brand Expands:
Over the decades, the Jeep brand continued to evolve, introducing a wide range of models to cater to different consumer needs. The Jeep Wagoneer, introduced in 1963, was one of the earliest luxury SUVs and a competitor to the Range Rover, offering four-wheel drive and a comfortable ride.

The Jeep Cherokee, introduced in 1974, was a pioneering compact SUV that combined off-road capability with on-road comfort. Its success laid the foundation for the modern SUV segment.

In 1984, Jeep introduced the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which further advanced the brand's presence in the luxury SUV market. The Grand Cherokee was designed to deliver a refined driving experience without sacrificing its off-road prowess.

Jeep Wrangler, which evolved from the CJ series, has remained a steadfast symbol of off-road capability and rugged adventure. The Wrangler has garnered a devoted following of enthusiasts who appreciate its simplicity and go-anywhere attitude.

Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, and Jeep Gladiator are examples of modern Jeep models that cater to a wide range of consumer preferences and market segments.

American Competitors to the Range Rover:
While Jeep has produced various models to compete in the luxury SUV market, including the Grand Cherokee, they have also faced competition from American automakers like Cadillac and Lincoln, which have introduced their own luxury SUVs to compete with the Range Rover. These vehicles offer a blend of comfort, technology, and off-road capability, making them alternatives to the Range Rover for American consumers.

In conclusion, the history of Jeep is a story of adaptability and innovation, with the brand transitioning from its military origins to become a symbol of rugged individualism and adventure. Jeep's ability to blend off-road capability with on-road comfort has made it a respected and iconic American brand in the world of 4x4 vehicles.