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  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will kick the tires on three car-sharing and car-subscription services with its Jeep brand beginning at the end of January. The Detroit News reported on two of them on Jan. 16, and Motor Authority discovered the third by reaching out to FCA for further information. According to The Detroit News report, Jeep will launch two pilot services in Boston to test the waters on what consumers would want from a full-scale service. The first is the car-sharing platform, which Jeep calls Peer-to-Peer and will operate with Turo. Turo is a service that allows anyone to rent out...

  • Rendering of Jeep Gladiator Hercules Photo: Jeep Gladiator Forum
    Jeep boss Kuniskis knows if Jeep Gladiator will go Hercules, but he's not saying

    Just three months into his current role as Jeep president in North America, former SRT chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Tim Kuniskis sat Monday in an upstairs office above the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The admitted car guy who prefers T-shirts and drag strips looked tired from...

  • Jeep Wrangler 6x6 with Hellcat V-8 by Exotic Custom Motorsports
    This is not a drill: Jeep Wrangler 6x6 with 707-hp Hellcat V-8 exists

    If America had an official SUV, it would probably look something like this. Hellcat power has eluded the Jeep Wrangler from the factory, but the mad individuals at Exotic Custom Motorsports in Huntington Beach, California, have gone ahead and done it. Oh, and for good measure, they tacked on a...

  • Rendering of Jeep Gladiator Hercules Photo: Jeep Gladiator Forum
    Jeep may have high-performance Gladiator Hercules pickup in the works

    Jeep revealed its long-awaited Gladiator pickup truck last November and now it appears off-road-focused brand may have a performance-oriented version in the works. On Tuesday, Motor1 spotted information posted on the Jeep Gladiator Forum. A forum staff member published what he calls inside...

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk RWD burnout
    Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk can be switched to RWD in minutes

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk benefits from a four-wheel-drive system to put its power down more effectively, but that means smokey burnouts are off limits. Or are they? It appears it only takes a few minutes to turn the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk into a burnout machine. The Drive first reported...

  • 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    3-row Jeep Grand Cherokee will reportedly be built at idled Detroit plant

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will reportedly retool an idled plant in its Mack Avenue Engine Complex located in Detroit to build a three-row version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The information was first reported on Friday by The Detroit News, which cited multiple sources familiar with the matter. A...

  • 2019 Jeep Renegade

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in late November announced $5.7 billion worth of investments in its Italian plants, which includes a plan to steer them away from slow-selling, unprofitable vehicles and refocus them toward in-demand models, particularly luxury crossovers. Part of the plan is production of an Alfa Romeo compact crossover at FCA's plant in Pomigliano, whose sole vehicle at present is the Fiat Panda subcompact crossover. The Alfa Romeo crossover was confirmed in June during FCA's company-wide strategy announcement. In a statement released Nov. 29, Pietro Gorlier, FCA's chief operating...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator with Mopar accessories
    Mopar already has over 20 accessories for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator won't be short on accessories and light performance parts. Mopar revealed a decked-out Gladiator at the 2018 LA Auto Show on Thursday to highlight 20 of the new accessories owner can add to their future Jeep pickup. Eventually, Mopar and Jeep will offer over 200 accessories...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2020 Jeep Gladiator debuts: Not just a Wrangler pickup truck

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator that bowed Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show is the long-rumored pickup truck version of the popular Jeep Wrangler off-roader. Except it's more than just a four-door Wrangler with an open bed—much more. The Gladiator stretches a hefty 30 inches longer than the biggest...

  • 2019 Jeep Renegade
    Italian plant will reportedly build sub-Renegade sized Jeep model

    Jeep has plans for another model smaller than the current Renegade, and it appears an Italian plant will produce the vehicle. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Monday that the Pomigliano factory near Naples will be home to the unnamed Jeep model. The facility currently builds the...

  • 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
    2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk recalled due to floor mats

    Faulty floor mats have prompted Jeep to recall a number of 2018 Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk models. In total, the recall affects 4,822 units. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles filed documents for the recall with NHTSA in late October. According to the agency, the driver's floor mat may not provide...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator leaked via Jeep Gladiator Forum
    2020 Jeep Gladiator leaked: This is the Wrangler pickup

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator has broken cover, weeks before its planned public reveal. Spotted by a Jeep Gladiator Forum member on Wednesday, official press photos and specs were reportedly live on FCA's media site for a moment before being taken down. While originally thought to be named Scrambler, the...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots

    Jeep fans and the automotive community at large have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a rugged, off-road-capable pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler. Prototypes for just such a vehicle have been spotted for some time now, and Jeep has confirmed that a pickup wearing the famous seven-slot grille will debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show taking place at the end of this month. Word on the street was that the vehicle would be called a Scrambler, but new evidence suggests that it will be called a Gladiator instead. According to a post on the Jeep Scrambler Forum, the Gladiator name...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots
    Jeep pickup confirmed for 2018 LA auto show

    Jeep is finally ready to reveal a pickup truck, which we can safely assume will be based on the Wrangler. The wait is over apparently, as Jeep is bringing its truck to the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on later this month. The show starts November 26 and more than 60 vehicle debuts are being prepared...

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE1200 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
    Meet the world's fastest SUV: Hennessey HPE1200 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk runs quarter-mile in 9.66 seconds

    Hennessey Performance Engineering is always working on the next best thing. And by next best thing, we mean the next fastest car or SUV. Case in point is the company's HPE1200 package for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. On Monday, we brought you a video of Hennessey's HPE1000-enhanced Grand...

  • Jeep Trackhawk HPE1000 is faster down the drag strip than a Ford GT
    Watch a 1,000-hp Jeep obliterate a Ford GT in a drag race

    The Ford GT is very quick. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is also very quick. There's no way that it's as quick as the GT though, right? Well, after a visit to Hennessey Performance it's actually quicker. At least that's the case over the quarter-mile drag strip. Hennessey CEO and founder John...

  • 2019 Jeep Renegade
    Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid confirmed

    A Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid will join the brand's portfolio in early 2020, parent automaker Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles confirmed on Monday. The Melfi manufacturing plant in Italy has begun preparing for the electrified Renegade variant as part of FCA's wider electrification strategy. The...

  • Jeep Wrangler Celebrity Customs
    Jeep is turning to celebs for a Wrangler customization contest

    Customizing a Jeep Wrangler is essentially a must-do event for any owner. Be it an upgrade as small as new tires and wheels to going nuts with a full-blown off-road build, the Wrangler might be the most customized vehicle on the planet. Jeep knows this, and the automaker is turning to a handful of...

  • Jeep Wrangler Honcho Bruiser Conversion

    Bruiser Conversions loves the Jeep Wrangler. Not because of what it can do in factory-stock trim but rather because of what Bruiser can create with the Wrangler as its starting point. The company's latest modified masterpiece? The Jeep Wrangler Honcho. Using a JK Unlimited as the base machine, Bruiser Conversions transforms the rig into a Wrangler pickup truck. This isn't the company's standard JK Crew build, however, as the Honcho also boasts a retro-inspired Gladiator front clip, Honcho badging, and a lot more that creates a lot more capability. The most important upgrade is certainly the...

  • Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition
    Moab Edition added to the 2018 Jeep Wrangler lineup

    Jeep and Moab go together like apple pie and ice cream. Every year, the automaker holds its annual Easter Safari in Moab, Utah, and thousands of Jeep lovers flock to this off-road mecca in an exercise of shared passion. To commemorate its love affair with all things Moab, Jeep is serving up its...

  • Custom Jeep Wrangler 6x6
    Jeep Wrangler 6x6 boasts Hemi V-8 and brutish looks

    For former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones, a regular Jeep Wrangler was simply not enough. Instead, he had Atlanta-based Monster Customs create a 6x6 complete with a Hemi V-8 engine and pickup bed. Now, the creation is for sale. Motor Cars of Atlantahas posted the brutish SUV-turned-pickup...

  • Sergio Marchionne
    Marchionne steps down as CEO of FCA, Jeep boss Manley to replace him

    Sergio Marchionne, longtime CEO and chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, stepped down Saturday due to serious complications after surgery, the company announced. Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram brands, replaced him. John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and chairman of the company that controls...

  • 1991 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
    Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk listed in supplier document

    Jeep is readying a new Wagoneer and more upscale Grand Wagoneer for launch early next decade, and a leaked document from a supplier hints that at least one of the full-size SUVs will offer a Trackhawk option complete with a Hellcat 6.2-liter supercharged V-8. Road & Track has managed to get its...

  • 2018 Rezvani Tank Military Edition
    Rezvani Tank Military Edition is an armored fortress with available Hellcat power

    Rezvani, the Southern Californian coachbuilder who first arrived on the scene with the Ariel Atom-based Beast, recently made news with a brand new monster machine. Rezvani's Tank unveiled last year is a Jeep Wrangler-based, military-spec-looking truck. It only looks the part though, as it doesn't...

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