Celebrating The Jeep, The One That Started It All

I should have thought twice before entering that narrow spot. The location looked like a mini-forest; it would have been great for some pictures, as if the Jeep was making its way through the thick jungles of Indo-China. I regretted the moment I entered it – looking firm on the outside, the surface was actually … [Read more…]

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

YOU can imagine the laughter when Jeep boss Mike Manley told us he was going to put the 697bhp 6.2-litre V8 engine from the Dodge Challenger Hellcat into a Grand Cherokee. He wasn’t joking, though, and the Grand Cherokee Trackhawkis a deadly serious machine – such is the depth of engineering that has gone into … [Read more…]

Jeep Compass 2017 – A New Heading

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THE ALL-NEW 2017 Jeep Compass just squeezes into the 15.4-inch gap between Jeep’s wee Renegade and its mid-size Cherokee. Built on the same “small-wide 4×4 architecture” that underpins the bugeyed Renegade, the Compass’s wheelbase grows 2.6 inches, the new ute casting a shadow 6.4 inches longer than its smaller sibling.

Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Preview

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How is it that, in a market gone gaga for three-row SUVs, there’s not a single Jeep with a way-back seat? Armchair product planners might think this an oversight, while FCA shareholders no doubt consider it tantamount to corporate malfeasance.

A Real Hero: Jeep Wrangler

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While in common parlance, everything with a bit of ground clearance is reffered to as a Jeep, we make a trip to the north-eastern end of to meet a real Jeep, in one that keeps it real from the current crop All I could hear was a little purr in the distance as it drove … [Read more…]

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

We already know that the standard Jeep Grand Cherokee is a front- runner in the premium SUV class for its ability on rough terrain. So what’s the point of th is new Trailhawk vers ion, which claims to be even more adept when the going gets tough? It’s basically an attempt to offer buyers an … [Read more…]