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Jeep Grand Cherokee From 2009 Back Another Year For ’80th Anniversary’ Edition

The original Jeep is about to turn 80. By comparison, the current Jeep Grand Cherokee has only been around since 2009, so it’s still pretty old. To add insult to injury, Jeep is keeping the current Grand Cherokee around for another year and reportedly selling it with an “80th Anniversary” edition. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Someone Used Rebar To Mount A Buick Engine Transversely Into The Rear Of This Jeep And It’s All Just Nuts

The Jeep CJ-7 you see in this picture is mind-boggling. It doesn’t look odd from the outside, but one peek underneath, and you’ll realize that you’re looking at the work of a person whose brain needs to be studied under a magnifying glass. Because inside that brain is the genius capable of mounting a Buick […]

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Someone Used Rebar To Mount A Buick Engine Transversely Into The Rear Of This Jeep And It’s All Just Nuts

The Jeep CJ-7 you see in this picture is mind-boggling. It doesn’t look odd from the outside, but one peek underneath, and you’ll realize that you’re looking at the work of a person whose brain needs to be studied under a magnifying glass. Because inside that brain is the genius capable of mounting a Buick […]

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Jeep’s First Hybrid 4Xe Models Deliver 240 HP And 31 Miles Of Electric Range

Earlier this year at the CES show, Jeep showed off a range of upcoming plug-in hybrid models, including the Wrangler. The first of those Jeeps badged ‘four by e’—namely the Renegade 4Xe and the Compass 4Xe,—are now available to order in mainland Europe. Both models offer up to 240 horsepower, and an average of 31…Read […]

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Jeep’s First Hybrid 4Xe Models Deliver 240 HP And 31 Miles Of Electric Range

Earlier this year at the CES show, Jeep showed off a range of upcoming plug-in hybrid models, including the Wrangler. The first of those Jeeps badged ‘four by e’—namely the Renegade 4Xe and the Compass 4Xe,—are now available to order in mainland Europe. Both models offer up to 240 horsepower, and an average of 31…Read […]

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An Extremely Detailed Look Into The Ford Bronco’s Engineering Designed To Take On Jeep

To get an understanding of how the 2021 Ford Bronco will stack up against the undefeated Jeep Wrangler off-road, I had to get nerdy. I interviewed the Bronco’s Chief Program Engineer and Vehicle Engineering manager, reached out to other engineering experts in the auto industry, visited a Jeep dealership to snap…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Jeep’s New V8 Jeep Wrangler Won’t Distract Us From The Ford Bronco Quite Yet

It’s July 13, the day of the 2021 Ford Bronco reveal, and Jeep has just announced a 6.4-liter V-8 Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept—clearly as a way to take some spotlight off FoMoCo’s new Wrangler competitor. But it won’t work, because we’ve seen this before.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Jeep Grabs The Ford Bronco’s Spotlight By Teasing A Wrangler Or Gladiator With A Hemi

Jeep posted this slightly blurry teaser of what appears to be a Hemi-packed Wrangler or Gladiator on its Twitter feed this morning as an opening salvo against its new rival, the long anticipated, highly leaked Ford Bronco just hours after the Bronco once again showed its face before its planned massive multimedia…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The New 442 LB-FT 2021 Jeep Gladiator Diesel Is Engineered For Low And Slow

The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 in the 2021 Jeep Wrangler has now officially also been confirmed for the off-roader’s pickup sibling. That’s great, but the 2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel will only be available on trims that also come decked out for rock-crawling, so it’s not going to be cheap.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The New 442 LB-FT 2021 Jeep Gladiator Diesel Is Engineered For Low And Slow

The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 in the 2021 Jeep Wrangler has now officially also been confirmed for the off-roader’s pickup sibling. That’s great, but the 2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel will only be available on trims that also come decked out for rock-crawling, so it’s not going to be cheap.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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One Of Chrysler’s Worst-Ever Car Platforms Dies With The Dodge Journey

The Dodge Journey is finally dead after the 2020 model year, a Fiat Chrysler spokesperson has confirmed. When production ends in the fourth quarter of 2020, the crossover SUV—which by then will have been around for a dozen years—will ride off into the sunset of mediocrity, taking with it one of the most maligned car…Read […]

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Watch An Old VW Touareg Go Head-To-Head Off-Road Against A New Jeep Grand Cherokee

The first-generation Volkswagen Touareg is remarkably similar to the modern Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is why this recent off-road comparison by TFL Car is so fascinating. Watch the two machines—separated by 13 model-years—strut their stuff on the rocks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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My Heroic $500 Postal Jeep Is Officially Dead In A Junkyard

Project POStal—my 1976 Jeep DJ-5 Postal Jeep—is officially dead. The Jeep, which started out as a hopeless pile of rust when I bought it two years ago for $500, came back to life last spring and completed an epic 4,000 mile road trip to the off-road trails of Moab, Utah. But despite having wrenched the […]

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Can A Dealer Sell A Car To Someone Else If I Already Gave Them A Deposit?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing dealers that don’t honor deposits and someone torn between two lifestyle cars.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Why This British Contraption On Ebay Is The Craziest Jeep Project Ever

Someone in Bristol in southwest England let their love for automotive weirdness go too damn far. They’re selling an incomplete project that consists of a Jeep Cherokee XJ front end, a Reliant SS1 chassis, a Mazda Miata motor and transmission, and a hodgepodge of other British car parts that will definitely leave you…Read more… Continue […]

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