Willys built five Quads, according to company records, and delivered
two (one with four-wheel steering) for the Army's contract competition in 1940.
Its 60hp "Go-Devil" engine blew the doors off Bantam and Ford (the other
two competitors) and won the contract. The Quad, however, was a
heavyweight and had to go on a big-time diet to meet the Army's
requirements; when re-weighed, it was ounces inside the 2,160 pound
limit. The Quads have all since disappeared, but one lasted long enough
to be photographed in the early 1950's. If Bantam Number One marked the
beginning of the Jeep era, the Quad marked the beginning of Willys'
dominance of the series. (Jeep Public Relations)
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