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1959 Review of the Willys Wagon and Land Rover

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This three-part article appeared in the August 1959 issue of Car Life magazine. The first two-page article is a general look at both vehicles. Then, there’s a long review of the Willys Wagon followed by a long review of the Land Rover. I got the sense that the reviewer Mr. Jim Whipple was more impressed with the Land Rover than the wagon. You be the judge….

General review:


Willyls Wagon review:

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Land Rover review:

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One comment on “1959 Review of the Willys Wagon and Land Rover

  1. Bingo

    Methinks Mr. Whipple got his Charmin squeezed by those Rover Limey’s B4 he wrote the article. I never heard anybody on this side of the pond refer to “demisting.”

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