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#36648 of 38574 Re: ??? [ateixeira]
Apr 19, 2013 (2:46 pm)
The Subie 360 was imported by none other than Malcolm Bricklin, who went bust and had to sell the distribution rights to somebody else.
It would not be the last of Bricklin's automotive follies.
#36649 of 38574 Re: ??? [andys120]
Apr 21, 2013 (8:28 am)
His life would make for a good movie.
Apr 21, 2013 (8:58 am)
Disaster flicks do sell lots of tickets.
He did make a few bucks here and there, even on the Yugo.
Apr 21, 2013 (1:55 pm)
#36652 of 38574 Re: Pickup> [andys120]
Apr 21, 2013 (2:19 pm)
The Jeep Commanche's were always nice, but the new J12 is going to sell like wildfire (as long as the proposed Dodge Power Wagon varient doesn't clone from it)
2014 Jeep J12
Apr 21, 2013 (3:38 pm)
That is a good deal tidier than anything I have seen. Jeep had an assembly plant in Brisbane and did reasonably well, flogging these Comanches to farmers and industrial users. However, closed up shop and left the market to Toyota, pretty much.
We still see very rusted examples around from time to time, usually driven by folk who have just left the banjo at home.
#36654 of 38574 Re: Pickup> [odie6l]
Apr 21, 2013 (3:52 pm)
Actually it's not a Comanche, which was based on the Cherokee (XJ), it's an earlier, larger SJ/Wagoneer-based 1967 Jeep Gladiator J200 4x4.
#36655 of 38574 Thankfully....
Apr 21, 2013 (7:27 pm)
... this is one style we won't see come back anytime soon (unless Jeep goes through with their concept)
#36656 of 38574 Re: Thankfully.... [odie6l]
Apr 21, 2013 (8:24 pm)
Is this the weird thing based off a Ford Falcon platform? About same as the Convair derived pick up from Chevrolet. A stylistic dead end, thank goodness!
#36657 of 38574 Re: Thankfully.... [odie6l]
Apr 22, 2013 (4:11 am)
I just saw one of these Sunday leaving a local gas station. I couldn't see any markings to help with the brand. It was car show ready other than the one I saw didn't have the spare tire standing up.