Jeep, Goes most anywhere… Does most anything.
We’re really not sure what to think about the intro to this 1960 Jeep commercial. Buster Keaton was no doubt the king of silent film comedy, but we think the ad execs were reaching a bit by wrangling him into doing this commercial.
Regardless, what is awesome about this commercial is that is shows just how hard Kaiser-Jeep tried to make the CJ into a farmer’s dream vehicle. The civilian Jeep CJ was known as the Universal for a reason. Willy’s sought to capitalized on the popularity of the MB by offering farmers a utilitarian vehicle capable of both every day farm work and driving the family to the church on Sunday.Continue reading