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Willys Overland of Brazil   
Although it has gotten its definitive consecration during II the Great War, through the world-wide famous Jeep, the name Willys Overland, already age of badge of one of the most famous carriages of passengers in the distant year of 1902.
Since this date, when its first model was produced, with motor monocylinder, the Willys (primitively Motor Overland Car Company) was remained enters the biggest automobile industries (it arrived to be the greater of them in 1911), having manufactured carriages that had marked time in the history of motoring, as its Willys Six 1909, of which had been sold to nothing less than 4 a thousand units in one alone year.
Also such had existed other famous models of the Willys as the Willys-Knight and known models 37, 38 and 77 of the decade of the thirty. Already in the decade of forty it had the creation of the Jeepster that in Brazil would have its representative, the Saci archetype (it did not enter in production string).
From 1939, the activity of the plant entirely was absorbed by the enormous demand of its utilitarian one of campaign, with traction in the four wheels, for military ends. Ceased the war, the seek of the vehicle decreased, but still thus the Willys initiated the development of the design of a practical and robust carriage, of modern and advanced strings. The archetype was presented in 1951 and no longer following year was launchn the Aero series (January of 1952, U.S.A.) with the following models Aero-Wing, Aero Lark, Aero Eagle and Aero-Ace. In 1953 falcon appeared the Aero and disappeared the Aero Wing, in 1955 the last models were called Custon (sedam) and Bermuda (coupê).
In Brazil the activities for 1954 rollback had started initially assembling Jeep, then later it started to import Agricultural and the Aero.
In 1954 the Willys announced its first " Brazilian Jeep ", with traction in the 4 wheels, the pioneering Jeep testified the reality of the young national automobile industria. In 1959 it came another strong vehicle for the work to take to the stroll who with it worked; Agricultural 4x4. While this, in the city much people wanted a really economic, practical carriage and of small cost so that many could have then the Willys also launew the Renault Dauphine (under license of the Renault) in 1959. In 1960 it was the time of the carriage biggest, with space and comfort for six people - the Aero-Willys. In 1961 4x2 came the Pick-up Jeep and the esportivo Interlagos and in 1966 the Itamaraty.
The Willys manufactured its vehicles in its propria unit in São Bernardo do Campo SP (current plant of the Ford); in 1966 the Jeep (nicknamed in the Northeast " Leather Hat ") also passed to be manufactured (assembled) in Jaboatão, Pernambuco, Br, where it was the first plant of automobiles northeast, the Willys-Northeast, that also manufactured Rural and Pick-up Jeep. In 1967 the Willys counted on 7 carriages of stroll and service in 19 versions, it had the biggest Brazilian string of products. One I propagate pair each task, for each taste, Each one portraying a aspect of the national progress. Showing, in the streets, roads, farms, constructions and in the slots of automobile race tracks, as Brazil progressed.
In Brazil also it manufactured, under license of the Renault, the Gordine and a sport  baptized  of " Interlagos ". In 1968 it had the union of the Willys Overland of Brazil with the Ford Motors of Brazil that started to call Ford-Willys, starting to manufacture its vehicles, until the last one in 1984 (pick-up F-75). In IV the Hall of the Automobile in 1964 the Willys presented the archetype " Capeta ". In 1967 the Willys manufacturing one prótotipo sport - Willys 1300 - destined to the loving ones of races, but few units for test had been construidas therefore the Willys only were in negotiations with the Ford, the mechanics of Willys 1300 would serve of base for the last great design of the Willys in Brazil the Corcel (" Design M " of the Willys - Renault Mechanics, the first models had also left plant with symbol WILLYS printed matter in glasses), launchn for the Ford-Willys as FORD CORCEL in 68. In 1970 it leaves to call Ford-Willys and passing the Ford simply Brazil. To the few the Ford was substituting the Willys vehicles, thus dying the mark in Brazil. The Willys also produced engines marine, generating groups of weld, generating units of force, groups. The bases of these products were the engines of 6 cylinders of the Aero and the 4 cilinders of the Gordini. The unit that commercialized these equipment was the " Division of located Special Products " in Taubaté, SP.
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Prototípo "Capeta" presented in 1964 in IV the Hall of the Automobile in São Paulo.

Protótipo Capeta
Below: " JEEPSTER American and Protótiopo Brazilian Saci 1962 "

Jeepster Americano Protótipo Saci Brasileiro


Linha 67 Willys (fora o Executivo) String 1967

Models manufactured in Brazil:

Plants of the Willys in Brazil:
String of Production and Aerial Sight of the Plant of Are São Bernardo do Campo


Linha de Produção SBC



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