on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 | No Comments
Jeep has set up the plan to do improvements to their Wrangler variant, even back then in July 2012. The concept has been made and some of the auto media were able to test the performance of the so called limited variant. It is safe to say that the performance was quite satisfying and promising. In fact, the ride was able to deliver what promised by the company.
That’s why the company is now coming with the 2013 Jeep Wrangler Polar limited edition and they have revealed their plan earlier from their original plan to introduce the ride during Frankfurt international Auto Show 2013.
There are some special features about the 2013 Jeep Wrangler Polar limited edition. First, it is packed with Blue Hydro exterior cover paired with black interior cabin. To make the jeep more unique, the company places the Vostok coordinate badges on the wings – it seems to be related to the name Polar. Within the interior cabin, this 2013 Jeep Wrangler Polar limited edition has heated seats on the front, steering wheel covered in leather, auto climate control, and also sophisticated navigation system. the ride will be running on CRD engine with 2.8 liter capacity or the petrol V6 engine with 3.6 liter capacity.
on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | No Comments
There are reasons why the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel comes with improved look and increased power. For the 2014, the ride comes with new exterior look, a boost of power, and also the so-claimed better overall performance.
This SUV model is liked by most auto enthusiasts because o the good styles and also the comfort feature. The company even claims that the ride will be better and improved for the 2014. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel V-6 comes with turbocharged power with 3.0 liter capacity in order to go along with the offered V8 and V6 gasoline. The overall engine arrangement is able to deliver about 240 hp of power, and the ride is able to reach 730 miles and tagging along 7,400 pounds of towing burden. It also comes with automatic eight speed transmission and also four wheel driving system, with 21 mpg for the city and 28 mpg for the highway.
For the exterior design, the ride will be coming with upper grille, slim LED headlights, iconic slats, and also LED tail lamp design. For the interior cabin, the ride is equipped with 8.4 and 5.0 inches of telematics Uconnect system with touchscreen ability. What do you think the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee srt8 design will be?
on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 | No Comments
Last week at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, American SUV brand, Jeep, unveiled the Jeep Wrangler Dragon concept to the public. The new Jeep’s SUV is specially aimed for the Chinese market and designed as a way to celebrate the Year of the Dragon. Up to today, the American automaker is still debating whether or not to mass-produce the new SUV. If the production of the Wrangler Dragon is given the green light, big chance, it will be built in the Jeep’s factory plant in the United States and then imported to China and we cannot deny that such process undoubtedly will add several thousands to the price tag of the car.
Currently, Jeep imports all cars they sell in China, but apparently, the American company would change it as soon as possible. Now, the company is in talks with Chinese company and Fiat’s joint venture partner, Guangzhou Automobile Group to find the right solution how to build the SUV there as quickly as possible.
There are some obstacles have to be cleared before a Chinese-built Jeep can be released to the market. Guangzhou Automobile Group will build several models from Chrysler and Fiat in the near future, but they do not have extra capacity to build Jeep SUVs. It means that if the American brand wants to produce a significant amount of models in China, they need to have a new assembly plant.
Another issue circulating around media is that Chrysler, as the authority of Jeep has yet to ask for the approval from the Chinese government to build Jeep SUVs in the country. Mike Manley, the CEO of Jeep said that getting the approval from the Chinese government might take quite a while. However, Jeep believes that the Chinese market is quite responsive with their models. Last year, Jeep sold 22,294 units in China and they are planning to open about 40 new showrooms by the end of this year.
on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 | No Comments
At the Beijing Motor Show this year, Jeep is trying to offer something different to customers in China, especially who love its badge from Jeep Wrangler Dragon. This year, the American automaker brings its Wrangler Dragon concept to China. From the name, we can easily know that this model is specially designed for the Chinese market and the name is chosen to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.
Jeep Wrangler Dragon Interior and Exterior
The Jeep Wrangler Dragon is based on the Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. It features an all-black exterior color highlighted by bronze-gold on the front grille slats, headlights surrounds and rear and front badging. Carrying over that color scheme, a set of 18-inch wheels on the American SUV is covered with matte black with high-gloss bronze-gold outer ring. When we look closer to the wheel, we will be able to see a Chinese Dragon character on the center caps. However, Chinese Dragon characters are not only available on it because Jeep also put it on the hood, the side door of the driver and spare tire cover; those spots can be easier to see.
Similar like the exterior, the interior section of the American SUV is also finished with black and gold, including Magic Wand metallic leather on the seat bolsters of the concept car. The theme of the Dragon continues with laser-etched dragon motive on the headrest and dragon-scale motive bronze-gold leather on the outside of the Jeep Wrangler Dragon’s seats.
Mike Manley, Chief Operating Officer for Asia and President and CEO of the American automaker said that his brand is committed to the country and therefore they must design and tailor each vehicle to the specific tastes and preferences of the consumers in China. He added that the Jeep Wrangler Dragon concept is the first vehicle from Jeep specifically designed with Chinese characters and elements and offers a chance for other special editions that might be available for the country in the future. Read the rest of this entry »