Tag Archives: Jeep News

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 Cherokee Trackhawk destroying a Ford GT in the quarter-mile. Now...

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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 Hennessey has a Ford GT to call his own and he allowed the...

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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 automaker said the Renegade plug-in will be built alongside the...

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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 celebrities for help customizing the new JL generation. It's...

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Jeep Bruiser Honcho mixes old-school cool with modern power

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...

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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 first limited-run JL Wrangler, and it's appropriately called the...

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Jeep Wrangler 6×6 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 for sale, and the vehicle has a lot going for it—and it...

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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 hands on a document from ZF, a German transmission...

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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 actually offer any protection. However, Rezvani has since...

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Bruiser Conversions made a V-8-powered Jeep Wrangler 6×6

What is it about an increased wheel count that puts a smile on our face? It must be the ridiculous idea of a road car packing six-wheel drive, not to mention all the engineering required to make it work. Putting engine power out to all that extra rolling mass is no easy job though, but Bruiser Conversions of Clearwater, Florida has seemingly managed the...

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