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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

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Yes, it’s a Jeep captain – but not as we know them…

Renegade to go green with sales 2020 Jeep lines in Italy to assemble PHEV ‘Ideal location, perfect for the model launch’ MELFI, Italy – Jeep’s FCA Melfi Plant in Italy is tooling-up to assemble a Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) with market launch scheduled for 2020. The SUV will be assembled alongside the… Continue reading Yes, it’s a Jeep captain – but not as we know them…

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Harley and Jeep renew ‘tough guy’ marriage vows

‘Iconic’ brands renew partnership for fifth year Jeep to expand presence at major Harley events Find out more about ‘Custom Cousins’ contest JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Bike-builder Harley-Davidson and Jeep, The Corner has been told, have ”renewed and strengthened” their European partnership for a fifth consecutive year. Jeep will continue to be a key partner and… Continue reading Harley and Jeep renew ‘tough guy’ marriage vows

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Flagship Jeep Cherokee adds sporty touches to big 4×4

Jeep Grand Cherokee S ‘brings sporty appeal’ Special edition of flagship Grand Cherokee. Unique exterior with 20” wheel rims, leather seats. TURIN, Italy – Jeep has a new model on showroom floors, a sporty interpretation of its flagship model and the world’s most-awarded SUV – the Grand Cherokee S. The new limited-edition model, the automakers… Continue reading Flagship Jeep Cherokee adds sporty touches to big 4×4

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Next Jeep Compass on course for South Africa

MILAN, Italy – Fiat Chrysler will show off its next Jeep Compass  at the Fuori Salone and the 56th edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile here from April 4-9. The all-new Jeep Compass is due in South African in the second half of 2017. The Compass, Jeep says, is a  key addition to its portfolio and will… Continue reading Next Jeep Compass on course for South Africa

2017 JEEP COMPASS Image: Jeep / Newspress USA
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New Jeep Compass top-end on all points

⦁ Interior with high-quality materials and comms tech ⦁ ‘Exceptional’ on-road driving dynamics ⦁ 17 power train options for markets around the world AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – The 2017 Jeep Compass, just launched, is claiming to be “an unmatched combination of attributes” as it heads into production in four countries – none of them America. Nope, the new… Continue reading New Jeep Compass top-end on all points

2017 Jeep Compass. Image: Newspress/Jeep
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2017 Compass: Brazil build for Jeep nuts

Next Jeep for launch in Los Angeles Choice of 17 power trains Expected in SA second half of 2017 GOIANA, Brazil – The car in the metal will be launched at the November 2016 Los Angeles auto show but meanwhile Jeep has announced production of a 2017 version of its Compass. The vehicles will be… Continue reading 2017 Compass: Brazil build for Jeep nuts

Jeep SRT does Mount Etna
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Jeep takes Jeep SRT to the mountain

MOUNT ETNA, Italy – Jeep has celebrated the brand’s 75th Anniversary by driving a Grand Cherokee SRT in an environment “as extreme as the car itself” – the road to the top of Mount Etna. The fastest, most powerful, Jeep yet has a 6.4-litre V8 capable of 350kW and 0-100km/h in 4.9ec but it’s makers… Continue reading Jeep takes Jeep SRT to the mountain

Ford Model T global drive
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Pension pair’s Model T shows Landy ‘n Jeep way around the world

BRENTWOOD, England – A century-old Ford Model T is still chugging along on a challenge to drive around the world, an odyssey that started around the middle of 2012 with a tour from The Netherlands to Cape Town in South Africa. Dirk and Trudy Regter, each now retired from formal employment, have owned their 1915… Continue reading Pension pair’s Model T shows Landy ‘n Jeep way around the world