The M 38 Jeep was the first jeep prodused after W.W.II, based on the civilian model CJ-3A, manufactured by Willys , but improved for military use, took the army code Nr G-740. It featured flat fenders, a one-piece windshield, bottom-mounted wipers and an air vent at the bottom center of the windshield frame.
Military version modification included a stronger frame and suspension, a 24-volt electrical system, and full-floating rear axle.
The M-38 had an L-head, 4 cycle, 4-cylinder engine named "Go Devil" with synchromech. transmission and three forward gears.