It's Friday, and you're "home sick" with something in the driveway that gnaws on boulders when it's bored, like this freakishly capable 2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X that we just took to Windrock OHV park. But no one else can come out and play, so you're going solo. Read more...
When people talk about cars that symbolize America, they usually talk about trucks or muscle cars. For my money, though, there is nothing more American than a Jeep Wrangler. Born from the Willys MB that conquered the land during World War II, the modern Wrangler still embodies the same virtues of rugged simplicity from all those decades ago. Show More Summary
What's pushing sales of Jeep higher by almost 50% in 2014?
The Jeep Wrangler offers what is presently this country's only 4-door 4x4 convertible. If even that's just too common for you, then today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom Cherokee might just top your heap, that is if its price doesn't make you blow your top. Read more...
July 20, 2014 Vehicle style: Five-door heavy-duty SUV wagon Price: $44,000 (plus on-road costs) Engine/trans: 2.8 litre turbo-diesel | 5spd automatic Fuel consumption listed: 8.8 l/100km | Tested: 10.2 l/100km OVERVIEW If you don’t like your 4X4s rugged and uncompromising, stop reading now. Show More Summary
A common complaint among the Best & Brightest is that certain consumer oriented publications don’t get the Jeep Wrangler. America’s sports car, as Enzo Ferrari once labeled it, is unfairly docked for performing poorly on-road, without taking into account that its mission is to excel off-road. Even though I’ve driven off-road precisely twice in my life, […]
Jeep has increased the price of every model in the Grand Cherokee range, with the flagship Grand Cherokee SRT receiving the largest price hike of $3000. Of the highly popular Grand Cherokee diesel range, the base Laredo model now costs $53,000 before on-roads, an increase of $2000. Show More Summary
The price of the top-selling Jeep Grand Cherokee has risen across the range, increasing as much as $3000 for the high-performance SRT flagship. The Grand Cherokee Laredo 2WD 3.6-litre V6 now costs $1000 more than before, raising the price of entry to the large SUV range to $44,000. The price of the four-wheel-drive Laredo variants [...]
There are many things you could say about the Caterham Seven. It's ugly as a demon from hell, first of all, and it's based on a design so old it makes the Porsche 911 and Jeep Wrangler look like new technology. But it's also fast. Damn...Show More Summary
Lightweight materials, efficient engines and revised transmissions. This is reportedly the recipe that will help the next Jeep Wrangler to compete with regular SUVs. SUVs? Yes, but not in the interests of softening the Wrangler’s road-going experience. Show More Summary
In the words of Jeep’s CEO, the next-generation Jeep Wrangler must be able to compete with soft-roaders, but will also retain its off-roading cred. In an interview with Automotive News, Jeep CEO, Mike Manley, said the brand found over 19,000 new homes for the Wrangler in the US during May and these weren’t “people who [...]
Smaller engine, new transmission expected to boost mpg for next-gen model.
Jeep thinks up ways to increase the fuel economy of future Wrangler models.
With more SUVs preferring the high street over muddy, rocky trails, Jeep boss Mike Manley plans for the next-generation Wrangler to better compete against these soft-roaders while still maintaining its Rubicon cred. Automotive News reports...Show More Summary
Worry not, Wrangler fans: The next generation of Jeep's iconic off-roader will retain all the abilities you know and love. That's the plan anyway, but Jeep also wants the new model to join the rest of the industry and aim for lighter weight and improved fuel economy. Speaking to Edmunds, Jeep boss Mike Manley says the company must be "innovative"...
We’ve seen and heard a lot about all the cars featured in the latest Transformers movie, Transformers: Edge of Extinction, but now we have details on a very special vehicle that starred alongside Tom Cruise in the latest sci-fi flick Edge of Tomorrow. That vehicle is a bespoke Jeep Wrangler, built by British tuner and coachbuilder A. Kahn...
From when the iconic Willys MB went off to fight WWII until 2014’s Wrangler JK, good gas mileage hasn’t exactly been the Jeep’s strong suit. Even with modern advancements of electronic fuel injection, five and six speed gearboxes, and emission controls, the current Wrangler only manages 17 mpg city and 21 mpg on the highway. Show More Summary
Jeep is now offering topographical map hood decals as a Mopar add-on for the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, and Wrangler Unlimited. For $300, the dealer print any location you want on this cool black-on-darker-black hood graphic. Neato! Read more...