The ill-fated Europa Jeep: 3 countries, 6 automakers, 1 military dud


If you’re not familiar with the Europa Jeep, you’re not alone. The proposed multinational military vehicle sputtered and ran out of gas before reaching its destination, making it obscure to most of us. But the ill-fated Europa had everything to do with the creation of the now-iconic Volkswagen Type 181—better known as the Thing.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/01/ill-fated-europa-jeep