• the name "jeep wagoneer" has resonated through the years among those who appreciate a big, tough utility vehicle that's also luxurious.
• as much as we appreciate the 2022 wagoneer, there's nothing like the classics, like this 1970 jeep wagoneer currently up for auction on bring a trailer.
• with the auction scheduled to end on friday, march 11, bidding is currently at $11,000 and sure to go way up from there.
the 2022 jeep wagoneer is a big and tech-heavy three-row suv that seeks to blend luxury and capability. there's much to appreciate about it. still, there is a nostalgic call to get back and relive the days of the past. this is why this 1970 jeep wagoneer is today's pick on bring a trailer—which, like car and driver, is part of hearst autos. bidding is open until march 11 for those who want to get behind the wheel of a 350-cubic-inch dauntless v-8.
the wagoneer initially debuted in 1963. it was the high-class jeep, featuring many amenities unlike anything at the time. power brakes, an automatic transmission, and power steering were unthinkable for a rugged jeep in the 1960s.
according to the listing, this wagoneer was listed on bat back in december 2016. since that purchase, work completed on the suv includes a new aftermarket fuel-injection system, shocks, and suspension bushings and springs, as well as an oil change. according to the listing, the 350-cubic-inch dauntless v-8 mated to a three-speed automatic transmission, and the jeep reads 56,000 miles on the odometer.
you'll find plenty of accessories attached to this rugged 4x4. want a roof rack? it has it. need bumpers, rock sliders, and rear-mounted carriers? done. [slaps hood of jeep.] this jeep wagoneer is absolutely ready for the weekend overlanding trip. interested parties have until march 11 to bid on it.