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Jeep Grand Commander debuts at 2018 Beijing auto show

Jeep's Grand Commander made its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The three-row crossover SUV has been developed exclusively for the Chinese market so won't be sold in the United States. The low approach and departure angles belie Jeep's off-road credentials, which is probably why. The Grand Commander was previewed by the plug-in...

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2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Srambler) spy shots

It was just over a year ago that Jeep confirmed plans for a Wrangler-based pickup truck to be built in Toledo, Ohio. Now we have the first spy shots of the Wrangler pickup which is expected to hit showrooms in April 2019, likely as a 2019 model. The are rumors Jeep will label the vehicle a Scrambler, though we've also heard the SUV brand might go with the...

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Jeep Wrangler JL donut doors no longer confirmed for 2019

Remember the Jeep Wrangler JL's nifty "donut doors" shown at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show? Those are no longer confirmed for 2019, and according to a Jalopnik report from Saturday, they aren't happening anymore. The donut doors were to feature set of plastic "plugs" painted the color of the door to cover the holes when needed, and a removable plastic...

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Jeep teases two of its Moab Easter Safari concepts

Jeep once again plans to show off a slew of wild concept vehicles as it prepares for the 52nd annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari. Ahead of the event, which takes place from March 24 to April 1, the brand teased two of the concepts in sketches released on Thursday. The SUVs shown are obviously based on the 2018 JL Wrangler, though one is more clearly defined...

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One company has already dropped an LS V-8 into a 2018 Jeep Wrangler

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler made its long-awaited debut at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show, but one company has already performed the inevitable LS swap. Bruiser Conversions posted the General Motors 6.2-liter LS3 V-8 powered Wrangler to its Facebook page earlier this month, and when we say the company stuffed the engine in there, we mean it. The big V-8 just...

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2019 Jeep Renegade spy shots

Jeep is preparing a minor update for its pint-sized Renegade as the vehicle approaches the midway point in its life cycle. Today we have the first spy shots of a prototype for the updated Renegade, which should be revealed later this year, as a 2019 model. The good news is that Jeep won't be messing around with the car's cute exterior. There could be just...

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Jeep mulls sub-Renegade SUV for sale outside US

Jeep is investigating adding an SUV positioned below its compact Renegade, the SUV brand's CEO Mike Manley revealed to Automotive News (subscription required) in an interview published Wednesday. He said Jeep was looking “very closely” at the vehicle, which if built would be off-limits for the United States because of its diminutive size. It...

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First look at China-only Jeep Grand Commander

Jeep has started taking reservations for a new 3-row crossover SUV in China. Called the Grand Commander, the vehicle is the production version of the the plug-in hybrid Yuntu concept that Jeep presented last April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. It's due to enter production later this year. Right now the Grand Commander has only been confirmed for the...

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2019 Jeep Renegade spy shots

Jeep is preparing a minor update for its pint-sized Renegade as the vehicle approaches the midway point in its life cycle. Today we have the first spy shots of a prototype for the updated Renegade, which should be revealed later this year, as a 2019 model. The good news is that Jeep won't be messing around with the car's cute exterior. There could be just...

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