The Tuxedo Park was first offered in 1961 as a sporty option package for
the CJ-5. This is one of the first times where a Jeep was targeted as a
recreational rather than a utility vehicle. In 1964, the Tuxedo Park
models were given their own model numbers, CJ-5A and CJ-6A. They
had a column-shifted T-90 transmission, 60/40 bench seat, wheelhouse
cushions, 2-stage variable rate springs for a smoother ride, chrome
plated hood hinges, outside mirror, taillights and a center mounted
license plate bracket. By 1965, a V6 was standard along with bucket
seats. They were not great sellers -- the public was not willing to pay
a premium for these extras. 7394 CJ-5As were produced in their 4 year
run, and 459 CJ-6As were built, making them among the rarest of the CJ
Also on The CJ3B Page, see Universal Jeep CJ-5 and CJ-6 in Siblings of the CJ-3B.
Return to the Pictorial History of the Universal Jeep or the Universal Jeep Timeline, 1942-1986 on The CJ3B Page.
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