Tag: Jeep

Jeep Renegade Limited: Cheeky in a funny sort of way

Only the top Renegade has 4WD with the rest of the range being FWD only. That makes it a high-set hatch with a bunch of headroom, which is apparently what buyers want. Our “Limited” is the second to top model, and costs $35,000 plus another $500 for the optional red paintjob. The mini SUVs exterior … Continue reading Jeep Renegade Limited: Cheeky in a funny sort of way

Grand Cherokee SRT Night coming to Australia soon

Grand Cherokee SRT Night confirmed: Ultimate performance SUV scores stealth style treatment for Australia New Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night boasts stealth-like black appearance, with black roof and lightweight performance wheels New 20-inch satin black “5Ten” wheels specifically designed to showcase as-standard Brembo brakes Powerful 6.4L V8 HEMI engine delivers 344kW and 624Nm Sub-5sec 0-100km/h … Continue reading Grand Cherokee SRT Night coming to Australia soon

Aussie adventurer sets new record in gruelling endurance challenge.

  \     Racing up three of Australia’s highest mountains in a Man vs Machine battle against iconic Jeep Wrangler, raising $250,000 for charity Record-breaking adventurer, Kyle Williams, raced ‘Three Peaks’ against Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon in charity challenge that raised more than $250,000 for Whitelion Team Kyle took on Team Jeep in the world’s … Continue reading Aussie adventurer sets new record in gruelling endurance challenge.

Jeeps says “hacking problem” in American Uconect only

FCA USA was made aware of a potential issue within the UConnect’s external cellular connection. On July 16, owners of vehicles with this UConnect feature were notified of an update that has now resolved this wireless connection issue. FCA USA has a dedicated team from System Quality Engineering focused on identifying and implementing software best … Continue reading Jeeps says “hacking problem” in American Uconect only

Jeep announces major sponsorship of the Adelaide Strikers for T20 Big Bash Season

  Jeep today announced it would be the major sponsor of the Adelaide Strikers for the upcoming T20 Big Bash cricket competition. Australia’s most iconic SUV brand fittingly announced the sponsorship at a gala function at the equally iconic Adelaide Oval. Jeep – manufacturers of Australia’s best-selling SUV range, including the multi-award-winning Grand Cherokee – … Continue reading Jeep announces major sponsorship of the Adelaide Strikers for T20 Big Bash Season

Cheeky Cherokee: The Cheap Jeep Off-roader

I’ve been saying it for a while now, how is Jeep doing it for the price without the thing falling apart? Outside: Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, Cherokee’s face. It caused much consternation when the early photos were released. There is little aesthetic wiggle room so most either love or hate it. … Continue reading Cheeky Cherokee: The Cheap Jeep Off-roader

Merger to Form Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Completed – FCA Debuts on the NYSE

  Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU) announced today that on October 12, 2014, the merger of Fiat S.p.A. with and into FCA (formerly Fiat Investments N.V.) (the “Merger”) became effective. FCA is now the holding company for the Fiat Chrysler Group. In connection with the Merger, FCA issued 1,167,181,255 common shares for allotment … Continue reading Merger to Form Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Completed – FCA Debuts on the NYSE

Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon X team conquers Aussie outback as they approach halfway point in grueling Australasian Safari

  Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon X team has powered through the first five days of the Australasian Safari, performing faultlessly as they approach the halfway point of Australia’s toughest off-road race. The two Jeeps, piloted by motoring.com.au’s Matt Brogan and 4x4 Australia’s Matt Raudonikis, have completed around 705 kilometres so far, with just over 1000 kilometres … Continue reading Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon X team conquers Aussie outback as they approach halfway point in grueling Australasian Safari

Jeep to launch world’s toughest car in grueling Australasian Safari

    Special-edition Rubicon X -  Jeep’s most capable off-road car ever Four-door Unlimited, five-speed automatic transmission priced at $52,000 (MSRP) Two Rubicon X to compete in grueling Australasian Safari Jeep’s special-edition Rubicon X adds even more off-road ability to the already unstoppable Wrangler, and will mark its arrival by tackling the country’s toughest off-road … Continue reading Jeep to launch world’s toughest car in grueling Australasian Safari

The Grand Cherokee SRT – a Butch Gentleman

    Have you ever come across a butch gay gentleman? Then this is what the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is! As the owner of a 15 year old Jeep Cherokee, I have been told many times “how butch” it is to drive a Jeep… On the other hand I also regularly drive a “V8 … Continue reading The Grand Cherokee SRT – a Butch Gentleman