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‘Lunatic Fringe’ and the History of the Jeep Rubicon!
Our friend Chris Collard of Gone-Gpn spends some time with Jeep’s Head of Design, Mark Allen, during this year’s Easter Jeep Safari while riding in Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon 20th Anniversary Concept rig! With a ton of great history on how the Rubicon Jeep began and some insight into the history... Read more
Stellantis Debuts The Hurricane 500 hp (HO) Twin-turbo I-6 Engine!
We have talked about this before and we knew it was coming…but that information wasn’t “formally” released…until now! Stellantis just revealed its new, 3.0-liter, twin-turbo, inline, six-cylinder engine, named Hurricane, that delivers better fuel economy and fewer emissions than larger engines while at the same time generates more horsepower... Read more
The Teaser Trail to Easter Jeep® Safari 2022
Ever wonder what blending two mighty off-roaders like the Jeep® Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator might look like? What if a truck dared to be more like an SUV to increase its departure angle? The latest Jeep concept heading to this year’s Easter Jeep Safari reinvents what the ultimate terrain... Read more
Razor Unveils the Innovative Jeep® RX200 Electric Scooter
Editor’s Note: Sometimes we really do get what we ask for…but I guess I’m out of the loop on this one. Did we ask for a Jeep branded scooter? That said, now I want one! Razor, the foremost trailblazer and innovator in the scooter industry, today unveiled its new... Read more
Just Like The Bronco…Turn Assist For The Wrangler!
We have seen some of these “newer” features recently…the crab walk by the GMC Hummer and the tight turn by the Ford Bronco. Well fear not fellow Jeep owners! The company behind the Tazer programmer, Z Automotive, has enabled the newer Jeeps to also perform this “tight turn” or... Read more
The New 2022 Jeep Wrangler Gets Some Upgrades!
Jeep just announced a fact sheet about the changes coming to the iconic Wrangler for 2022! The biggest change in our opinion was the option of 4.88 gears! But take a look at this LONG list of items! New for 2022: 4.88 axle ratio available on Rubicon models with... Read more
Still Looking For Holiday Gifts?
Have you looked at the new and improved Mopar Store? Did you know there was an online store built by our beloved manufacturer? Well, there is! And its been updated and revised and is ready for your gift (or upgrade) buying dollars. https://www.mopar.com/en-us/shop/performance/jeep-performance-parts.html There are a ton of item... Read more
You Want Custom Graphics? Jeep Says OK!
Autoblog.com just shared a new Jeep graphics website…straight from Jeep. If you are in the market for a new sticker or graphic for your Jeep Wrangler or Gladiator? Jeep wants to be the place you go to for those appearance extras now, as it just announced a new online... Read more
Jeep’s Xtreme Recon Package – 35’s & 4.56 Gears!
Today at the 2021 Detroit 4Fest, the Jeep® brand bolstered the Wrangler’s legendary 4×4 capability and go-anywhere attitude, announcing the 2022 Wrangler Willys with the Xtreme Recon 35-inch tire package. Priced at a U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $39,435 (plus $1,495 destination charge), the 2022 Jeep Wrangler... Read more
Jeep Performance Products Adds Half Doors to Gladiator
Jeep® Performance Parts (JPP) from Mopar is introducing new half doors for the 2021 Jeep Gladiator, offering an enhanced open-air experience for the most off-road capable Jeep truck ever. “Open-air freedom is a hallmark of the Jeep brand,” said Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America. “Following our... Read more