Tonka Toys Go To War On The Dirt: The Wrangler 392 Takes On The G-63 AMG And The Defender 90 V-8
Not that they were ever built for speed (or were they now?), Motor1 decided to pit three high-performance V-8-powered rigs against each other on a dry lake bed, out in the deserts of California. The purpose of this battle was to determine the fastest of the trio on the dirt.
Highlights Of The 2022 New York Auto Show
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4xe
Jeep is offering a new High Altitude Package for the 2023 Grand Cherokee Summit 4xe and Summit Reserve 4xe models. The new model made its world debut at the 2022 New York International Auto Show and will be available for order starting from the second half of 2022.
Jeep Has Stretched The Wagoneer and The Grand Wagoneer And Fitted Them With Brand-New Engines!
Jeep introduced the Wagoneer concept back in September 2020 and released the production-spec SUV in 2021. It was branched out into two avatars – the Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer. Fast forward to the present day, the automaker has decided to come up with stretched versions of both these vehicles with the ‘L’ suffix added to them. It seems to be a tried-and-tested method since Jeep did the same with the Grand Cherokee L as well. But, what makes the L versions of the Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer even more special is that they come with the automaker’s new ‘Hurricane’ engine!
2022 Jeep Birdcage Concept by JPP
Jeep Performance Parts - aka JPP - and Mopar have designed the best looking Wrangler 4xe ever. One of the ten Easter Jeep Safari concepts, the Jeep Birdcage Concept by JPP has been described as "a wide-open-air extreme 4x4 machine" that will offer "industry-best capability, as well as its class-exclusive, off-road 4xe plug-in hybrid powertrain." The concept will be displayed at Moab, Utah, April 9-17, 2022.
Jeep Debuts Off-Road Concepts For The 2022 Easter Jeep Safari
The Jeep Easter Safari is a holy event for off-road enthusiasts and purists. The 2022 Edition kicks off today (9th April), and the automaker has unveiled 10 off-road concepts for the event. Five of these concepts come from Jeep, two from the automaker’s accessories arm, Jeep Performance Parts, and three that were displayed at the 2021 SEMA Show. Relish the images of these tastefully built concepts:
All the AWD Manual Cars You Can Buy in 2022
There is currently no shortage of cars that either offers some sort of All-Wheel Drive (AWD) or Four Wheel Drive (4WD) on the market. There are over 200 of them. However, if you want those same benefits of added traction along with a manual transmission thrown in, well your choices are pretty limited. Let me explain.
Jeep Debuts A New Straight-Six ‘Hurricane’ Engine That Might Hint Towards The Demise Of V-8s
At a time when automakers are going full throttle towards electrification, Jeep has decided to make the ICE lovers happy by introducing a new gasoline engine. The straight-six engine displaces three liters and will be offered in two power output stages. Is this good news for us, or an indication that the V-8 engines will be euthanized sooner than expected?
Gobi Finish Is The Perfect Paint For The Gladiator And Wrangler
Gobi - named after the desert in Asia - joined Gladiator’s exterior color palette for the first time in 2020, and it has now returned for the 2022 model year. Also, the same finish is being offered for the 2022 Wrangler for the first time.
Priced at $495, the new Gobi finish joins other exclusive colors like Tuscadero, Gecko, or Nacho.
An Old-School Chevelle Wipes The Floor With A Jeep SRT For Supremacy
Old-school vs Modern muscle car face-offs are not that uncommon and people really dig them. But, when was the last time you saw a 60s brute take on a proper performance SUV. Well, this duel between a classic Chevelle and a modern-day performance family hauler is sure worth your time.
As ever, this video by the Wheels Channel on YouTube didn’t have the exact numbers so I’m going to run with the baseline specs to give you some context.
Jeep’s New Inline-Six Comes to Fill the Void Left By AMC’s Infamous Flat-Six
With cars like the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe and the launch of new hybrid Keeps in Europe, it’s easy to think that Jeep and its parent company Stellantis could be steering deep into electrification. This is especially true when you consider Jeep’s first electric vehicle that’s expected to arrive early next year. All of this is certainly accurate, but Jeep and parent company Stellantis is still sinking money into research and development of new combustion engines. The latest of which is, apparently, a brand-new inline-six that will be showcased first by Jeep before it trickles over to other sister brands.
20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don’t Want to Pass Up
Now when people mention classic cars, most people automatically assume that it is an expensive hobby. While that may be true up to some degree, especially with regards to collector cars, i.e cars that were produced in extremely small numbers or Concours-worthy cars, pretty much anybody can get into the hobby of classic cars if you know where to look.
Here’s Your First Look At The First-ever Fully Electric Jeep SUV
Stellantis, which was formed in January 2021, is taking steps towards optimizing its development and production methods, as well as making EVs more attainable. While a company representative talked about a 30-percent better efficiency in CapEx R&D during the Stellantis 2030 Strategic Plan Presentation, Stellantis also took the opportunity to show us its first fully-electric Jeep, which will arrive in 2023.
Watch This 10-second Trackhawk Blow Muscle Cars To Dust
More SUVs are now hitting the track than ever before, and I’m not surprised. They are, after all, the most popular body style, currently on the market. But, these aren’t just any SUVs, they’re the high-performance kind.
In a recent video by the Drag Racing and Car Stuff Channel, you can watch a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, take on some pretty serious muscle cars. Now, as before, I don’t have the exact numbers folks, so I’m gonna run with the baseline figures here.
This Black Package Completely Transforms The Way The Jeep Grand Cherokee L Looks
If you follow the automotive news, you probably know by now that the Chicago Auto Show is mostly about special editions and various packages. This year will, of course, be no exception.
Jeep, for example, will display a very cool-looking Jeep Grand Cherokee L equipped with a Limited Black Package. According to the automaker, it "pairs legendary Jeep 4x4 capability with unique Gloss Black exterior accents and features for a unique blacked-out appearance." Don’t let this statement fool you as the package only adds a few black elements.
Jeep’s New Wrangler High Tide And Beach Is Ready For Some Sun
The Jeep Wrangler is one of those vehicles that always make a statement. Just like the Porsche 911, its design has mostly remained true to its roots, making every Wrangler instantly recognizable. Do you also know what’s similar between the Wrangler and the 911? A ton of special edition models, of course.
The Jeep RX 200 With Razor Is An Off-Road Electric Scoot For When The Going Gets Rough
Razor Scooters and Jeep have collaborated on a new electric scooter. Say hello to the new Razor Jeep RX200, which is part of Razor’s line-up of adult electric scooters. The RX200 is the ideal companion while you’re out in the wilderness on an off-road adventure.
Can A Base Model X Hold Its Ground Against The High-Performance Trackhawk?
Okay, it’s no surprise that with SUVs now the vehicle of choice for most buyers, these family haulers are now frequently spotted at the drag strip as well.
This time around, an older generation Tesla Model X takes on a high-performance, fire-breathing Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The video was put out by the Wheels YouTube channel. Let’s see if the Tesla holds its ground against the Jeep?
Mopar vs Mopar: Watch A Trackhawk Decimate A Hellcat Widebody Down The Drag Strip
Looks like SUV fever is a real thing as we’re now seeing more family haulers at the most unlikely of places. The drag strip. The performance SUV really took off about thirty years ago with stuff like the GMC Typhoon. Today, such cars are big business as each automaker tries to outdo themselves and others for sheer speed. Cadillac recently gave us a new V variant on the Escalade, while Aston unveiled the world’s fastest SUV, the new DBX 707.
Ford Bronco Raptor vs Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392
It isn’t even out yet and people have already coined a new term for the all-newFord Bronco Raptor. Say hello to the BRAPTOR. The Bronco is clearly for those folks out there, where the Sasquatch packagee on the regular Bronco just doesn’t cut the mustard. The BRAPTOR borrows a lot of bits and bobs from the F-150 Raptor. The Blue Oval really has turned up the heat on this Ultra4 inspired off-roader.