Jeep Cherokee CRD Is An Overseas Oil-Burning Liberty

First lesson in Jalopnik readership — always have a camera at the ready. Like star tipster and reader Adam, who was quick to take a picture of a manufacturer-plated Jeep near Rochester Road and Big Beaver in Troy, MI earlier this week as he made his way home from a long day of widget-making or sprocket-mending. Adam… » 5/21/08 11:00am 5/21/08 11:00am

Workhorse Engine Of The Day: AMC Straight-6

Mr. Murilee Martin is busy putting the finishing touches on what will surely be a PCH to bust all your knuckles through the computer screen, so I'm stepping in to fill his greasy, engine-hoisting shoes. A 42-year run is pretty good for anything, let alone an engine. But that's how long AMC's straight-6 was getting… » 10/10/07 3:45pm 10/10/07 3:45pm

What's The Most Fun You've Ever Had Off Road?

The Willys Jeep Station Wagon and Syncro de Mayo got us thinking. Man, we love going off road. And while we're all about our fast, turbocharged AWD wagon, we do miss our old jeeps. Many muddy adventures come to mind, but we'll just run down a few. Going up Wheeler Gorge at age 7 in a FJ55 Land Cruiser while Broncos,… » 10/08/07 11:45am 10/08/07 11:45am