Jeep’s Grand Wagoneer from the 1980s and early ‘90s got the nickname “woody” for its vinyl faux-wood side panels, but this awesome Willys CJ-5 is the real woody. The whole body and interior are made of real, actual wood!

I found out about this Jeep from Road and Track, but they unfortunately don’t know much about its origins, just that it had been posted to the Woodworking Enthusiasts Facebook page.

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The license plate does say 1960, meaning this is probably technically not a Jeep CJ-5, but a Willys CJ-5, and it probably has an F-Head 2.2-liter “Hurricane” inline four mated to a T-90 three-speed manual and a Dana-18 transfer case.

All the mechanical bits seem to be there, so it probably runs and drives. I just wonder how the wooden body is held to that frame. Hopefully there’s some sort of attachment scheme that won’t crack the wood anytime the frame flexes over bumps.

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The good thing is that the driver won’t have to worry about rust. Just keep the wood finished and termites away, and this thing should hold up fine.

I want it badly.

UPDATE: I just got an email with a link to even more wooden SUV goodness. Check it out!

h/t: Road and Track