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Tough, tougher, toughest! Jeep maxes 2020 Wrangler

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – The most recent event at which the most recognisable vehicle on the planet was offered with a V8 engine was in 1981… the Jeep CJ with a five-litre V8 engine that delivered 93kW/300Nm. Since then, Jeep says, enthusiasts have been asking for a V8 production Wrangler. Will the new Jeep Wrangler… Continue reading Tough, tougher, toughest! Jeep maxes 2020 Wrangler

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Jeep Easter eggs: Unique special treats for new owners

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – During the annual Easter period it hs become tradition to decorate Easter eggs and hide them in the most unexpected corners of the house for children to have an exciting treasure hunt. ”In this way,” Jeep says, ”the home environment is enlivened with appealing small surprise, which only the most careful… Continue reading Jeep Easter eggs: Unique special treats for new owners

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Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid set to wow Paris city

PARIS France – The first Jeep plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the EMEA region will be the star of a Jeep exhibition in the heart of Paris. The Jeep Renegade PHEV will be previewed at the MotorVillage Champs-Elysées until September 25 2019. The all-roader had its premiere at the March 2019 Geneva auto show and… Continue reading Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid set to wow Paris city

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How’d you like this Jeep? Designed by Mopar for real fans

LONDON, Engand – One of the major features at a 2019 Camp Jeep was the new Jeep Wrangler 1941 designed by Mopar. On display in the dedicated Mopar will be two vehicles featuring this 100% street-legal configuration – a four-door Sahara with Ocean Blue Metallic Clear Coat exterior and a two-door Rubicon with Hella Yella… Continue reading How’d you like this Jeep? Designed by Mopar for real fans

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Jeep Topless Day: Global celebration includes parties in SA

Outdoor party-time for Jeeper families Venues all over South Africa – 4×4 tests Latest models on display at each venue MIDRAND, South Africa – Every year thousands of Jeep owners from around the world unite for Jeep Go Topless Day to socialise, take part in a range of activities and picnics and, most importantly, celebrate… Continue reading Jeep Topless Day: Global celebration includes parties in SA

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Hot Jeep Trackhawk sets SUV ice speed record on Russia’s Lake Baikal

Record runs set under FIA competition rules Brembo brakes – and tyre spikes – to stop on the ice 12km track – even a Jeep needs space to stop! LAKE BAIKAL, Russia – A Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has set a speed record for sport utility vehicles on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Russia.… Continue reading Hot Jeep Trackhawk sets SUV ice speed record on Russia’s Lake Baikal

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Mahindra Jeep: Who else has a real 4×4 for under 300 grand?

Mahindra adds more twinkle to little thar Brand that used to build Jeeps adds its own Full 4×4, deep-water / dust snorkel, rugged build JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Cape Town, a few years ago, declared open season on shooting the Himalayan thars (a kind of mountain goat) that were living peaceably on the Cape Peninsula’s mountain… Continue reading Mahindra Jeep: Who else has a real 4×4 for under 300 grand?

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Jeep Trackhawk: High-flyer 4×4, but how will it handle Africa?

Unadulterated, flat-out, devastating power All the traction control you could possibly need Superior comfort and entertainment features DETROIT, Michigan – It claims to be the most capable, powerful, and quickest full-size SUV on Planet Earth. It’s a Jeep Cherokee loaded with a 522kW, 6.2-litre, supercharged V8 and badged for the rugged outdoors as… Trackhawk. Yee, hah!… Continue reading Jeep Trackhawk: High-flyer 4×4, but how will it handle Africa?

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Jeep wins best 4×4 – again! – at 2018 Nevada Sema awards

Yet another award for the iconic 4×4 ‘Most accessory-friendly in its class’ Dodge Challenger also highly regarded LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Jeep’s Wrangler has for a ninth consecutive year won the ‘4×4/SUV of the Year’ title at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association show here. The announcement of the 2018 winner was made outside of… Continue reading Jeep wins best 4×4 – again! – at 2018 Nevada Sema awards

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Get into action man McQueen’s Willy’s Jeep hot seat

McQueen’s Willys Jeep for auction Action man’s estate vehicle to be sold Got a coupla million rands to spare? LONDON, England – A 1945 Willys Jeep once owned by the ‘King of Cool’ himself, Steve McQueen, will be on the block at Silverstone Auctions’ final sale of the year in Birmingham, England over November10/11. The… Continue reading Get into action man McQueen’s Willy’s Jeep hot seat