Yesterday I said something here that was proven correct, but was much closer to being wrong than I ever would have imagined.

I saw both a Comanche and a modern Gladiator on the road this morning. Neither are common, but all of the other Jeep trucks are so vanishingly rare that seeing another model today is effectively a lost cause.

As you may recall, I wrote the definitive Oppo Jeep Truck series (if I may be so bold as to assert that the only such series is in fact the most comprehensive). Setting aside South American models (Willys Rural, e.g.) I believe the only truck I haven’t seen in person is the CJ-10.

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If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. It’s very much unlike any of the other CJs. AMC was clearly rethinking the Jeep brand when they designed it; the front end looks rather like some unholy offspring of the soon-to-be-unveiled Cherokee (rectangular headlamps) and a melted CJ grille.

It is not pretty, except in a very utilitarian way. Very.

But today, as I continued my slow boat to China method of getting home via every detour that sparks my interest, I stumbled upon a unicorn. THE unicorn. Not only a CJ-10, but an attractive one.

Here’s a photo of a stock truck for comparison.

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Here’s what I found today in front of a dealership, strategically placed to lure Jeep aficionados.

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And it’s for sale, if you have 25 large you want to throw at perhaps the most unusual Jeep truck in the U.S.

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But if you do, you have to let me borrow it sometime.