Pleasure of Proudly owning: 1967 Jeep Commando
In watches, vehicles, or every other comparatively related pastime, the easiest way to be totally different is to do the precise reverse of what everybody else is doing. To utterly look within the different course. Zig when everybody else zags. Exploring this path often leads you to one thing of an odd-ball that results in your possession. For Alex Earle, a fixture throughout the VW Group design staff and founding father of Earle Motors, his 1967 Jeep Commando is strictly that.
If Jeep’s Wrangler is like Tudor’s Black Bay 58, then consider the Jeep Commando because the equal to Tudor’s North Flag or P01. They’re bizarre, however in a really cool approach. The Jeep Commando nonetheless retains among the conventional straight physique traces, however it combines a wider body and a dune-buggy-like silhouette which may make you query in case you’re taking a look at a Jeep to start with. In Huckberry’s ongoing editorial collection entitled “The Pleasure of Proudly owning,” Earle’s 1967 Jeep Commando is the center-focus.
Nevertheless on this newest version, we’re getting greater than we bargained for. Not solely can we get to know extra about this “well-known” automotive (Earle’s Commando has been immortalized right into a 1:64 scale Scorching Wheels automotive and might be parked someplace in you youngsters toy bin), however we get to know Alex Earle as a designer and customized motorbike builder. Earle additionally digs into the significance of giving his Jeep Commando a life it deserves to reside. That features numerous overlanding journeys, trekking Porcupine Rim and getting misplaced in Loss of life Valley. His Jeep Commando is most actually not a trailer queen. Try The Pleasure of Proudly owning: 1967 Jeep Commando and the remainder of the collection, right here.