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The History MB-CJ3B Willys-Viasa

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, Features, International • TAGS: This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

Here’s a good history of the MB-CJ3B Willys-Viasa with a variety of pics.

In the late 50’s, Willys Overland gave the rights to the V.I.A.S.A. firm to allow them exclusively to build the Univesal Jeep in our country. In 1959, the first permit to import parts and machinery is given by the Trade Ministry, in order to assemble the first units  in the V.I.A.S.A’s factory located in Zaragoza. These units weren’t launched until 1960.

It seems that that permit let V.I.A.S.A build the CJ3B model, with different engines and features from the original American model …”

Learn more about the Viasa here


2 Comments on “The History MB-CJ3B Willys-Viasa

  1. Santiago

    Thanks for including my site in your site despite my english! i’m trying to improve the translation little by little.
    Congratulations for your site. I didn’t know it and it’s amazing. Keep it up!!
    Greeting from Spain

  2. mmdeilers Post author

    Hi Santiago,

    No need to apologize for your english. It’s much much better than my spanish! I’m glad you enjoy the site. Keep up the good work on yours as well!


    – Dave

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