1977 Jeep CJ-7
..unless you’re headed to Central Ohio’s National Trail Raceway, that is.
A 575hp small-block Chevy under the hood of this rear-drive Jeep has to make this one of the most terrifying cars to appear on the pages of CarOfTheDay.com. The short wheelbase, light weight, and minimal rollover structure will make this a scary handful to drive in anger.
Some of our readers with a drag racing background may be wondering about the wheelbase – as the NHRA has a minimum distance between the front and rear wheels for a car to run in sanctioned competition. Last we checked, the minimum is 85 inches – and the CJ-7 has around 93 inches, so this should meet the letter of the law.
This will not be particularly useful at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, unless there is a long, straight piece of road nearby…
It’s on eBay in New York for $13,500 or offer.