On Sept 5, 1986 a modified Jeep Comanche set a new land speed record of 141 mph for compact-size pickup trucks.
Above: Original Ad for Comanche Land Speed Record
Engine - 4.0 L 6 cyl "Power-Tech Six"
220 ft lb torque
5 speed manual transmission
Average speed: 141.381 mph in a two-way run over a one mile course
Peak speed: 144.028 mph in a one-way run
For $7995 Canadian, a brand new 1987 Jeep Comanche included the following features:
4 cylinder, fuel injection engine
5 speed, overdrive manual transmission
All weather radial tires
Quadralink front suspension
15 inch wheels
Glove box light