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The revolutionary Wagoneer was filled with innovation and industry firsts: the first automatic transmission in a 4x4 vehicle; the first overhead-cam six-cylinder truck engine, the first 4x4 vehicle with an independent front suspension; the first automatic full-time 4x4 system.The revolutionary Quadra-Trac® 4x4 system, introduced in 1973, was available in full-size Jeep® Brand trucks and wagons, and later in the CJ-7.A tougher independent front suspension was available on half-ton trucks until 1965 but used a beefier 44IFS front differential.In late 1965, the J-200 and J-300 Gladiators became known as the J-2000 and J-3000 respectively.The J-Series Truck featured two great engines: the now standard Jeep® Hi-Torque 6, and the optional Vigilante V-8.You could get the Turbo-Hydra-Matic® automatic transmission along with a new, improved 4-wheel drive shift system and dual-range transfer case, new improved steering, optional full-time power steering, variable-rate rear springs… The J-4000 Series pickup featured a new front clip, along 131-inch wheelbase. pickups to have four-wheel drive as standard and were completely at home in the toughest roughest country.Styled by the famed industrial designer Brooks Steven, the Wagoneer captured the public imagination with its modern styling and good looks.
During the late 1960s, Kaiser detected a growing interest in leisure time use of 4x4 vehicles and capitalized on it with the introduction of a new series called Jeepster Commando.
Also known as the “Super Custom,” the upscale Wagoneer was designed for the prestige buyer who desired rugged versatility with sedan comfort.