The 25th year of the CJ-5, 1979, marked a special “Silver Anniversary Edition” CJ-5. Uniquely equipped, the “Silver” was built in small numbers. It appears that few are still around. Have you ever seen one?
Source: Collectors’s Library “Jeep” by Jim Allen, MBI Publishing, 2002, p. 94
“The Silver anniversary 1979 CJ-5 – this was a special edition Renegade that came in a Quick Silver metallic finish with silver-topped Renegade labels and striping. It also came with a black interior and top. Chrome wheels and a special dash plaque were also included. Very low production.” Source: Collectors’s Library “Jeep” by Jim Allen, MBI Publishing, 2002.
This website is exclusively dedicated to the 1979 AMC/Jeep “Special Silver Anniversary” commemorative edition CJ-5. This site has a simple goal: to provide a focal point to collect and share information on this very rare vehicle.
This site is non-commercial. It strives to assist “SA” owners, potential owners and Jeep enthusiasts in general who are researching this vehicle, preparing for restoration, verifying original condition surviving vehicles, contributing new historical information, and so on.
We encourage all Jeep collectors from around the world to use the site, correspond with SA owners, and share their information.