The new JeepÂ® Grand Cherokee lineup gets a new range-topping addition in 2006. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland model, with soft-touch premium interior and platinum-accented elegant exterior, takes the Grand Cherokee to new heights. The Overland model is one of many new products contributing to the ongoing Jeep product offensive scheduled during the second half of this decade in markets outside of North America
The interior of theJeep Grand Cherokee Overland delivers an up-market ambience, with enhanced trim materials including:
- Leather and real-wood steering wheel
- Wood door and console trim bezels
- Wood centre stack and floor console bezels
- Leather-wrapped instrument cluster brow
- Wood-accented gear shift and leather-coveraged hand brake levers
- Leather-wrapped satellite navigation cowlings
Two-tone seats with ultra-suede and leather trim are embroidered with an Overland logo on the front seatbacks. Available colors include: Medium Slate Gray and Dark Khaki with contrasting Light Graystone.
The elegant exterior of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland model is an inspired adaptation of the signatureJeep design heritage — including platinum accents on the:
- Honeycomb mesh front grille
- Mirror housings
- Roof rack side rails
- Rear bumper
- Lift gate light bar
- Side-window trim and body-side mouldings
- 18-inch, seven-spoke alloy standard wheels, and optional 18-inch, 10-spoke alloy wheels
"Jeep Grand Cherokee sets the benchmark with its on-road refinement, off-road mastery and overall performance in key areas of customer satisfaction," said Thomas Hausch, Executive Director of International Sales and Marketing –Chrysler Group. "Now with the understated luxury of the new range-topping Overland model, Jeep Grand Cherokee becomes the ultimate expression ofJeep ’Modern’ and an even more compelling package for customers in Europe and other international markets."
The Overland model is available with the same 3.0 litreV-6 diesel and 5.7-litre HEMI® engines, and 4x4 systems as the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The new Grand Cherokee Overland is built at the Magna Steyr manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria, and will be available in select markets outside of North America in the first quarter of 2006.