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A Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Would Be The Ultimate Car Of This Year

Before you stick your tongue out and spit at another overpowered high-riding 4WD, consider the business case for a 707-horsepower Hellcat-style Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Modern muscle cars are selling. SUVs are even more popular. Everybody loves Jeep. And what better way to increase margins than to spice up an… » 8/27/15 10:48am Thursday 10:48am

The Hellcat-Powered Jeep Trackhawk Will Be Very, Very Fast: Multiple Reports

There have been rumors for a little while now of the once-unthinkable happening – the 707-horsepower engine from the Dodge Hellcats getting stuffed into the frame of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, to make a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Now multiple reports say that Chrysler’s actually built one, and they’re showing it off. » 8/26/15 5:06pm Wednesday 5:06pm

Seven Jeeps You Never Knew Existed

There’s a reason why the Jeep brand has a cult following. Old Jeeps are some of the coolest vehicles ever made, and the history behind the brand is just epic. But some Jeeps don’t get the recognition they deserve. Let’s look at some rare old Jeeps that history forgot. Let’s look at seven rare production Jeeps: one per… » 8/11/15 1:15pm 8/11/15 1:15pm

Fiat Chrysler Waited 18 Months To Tell Feds About Hacking Flaw 

After a team of white hat hackers exploited a vulnerability through a Jeep Cherokee’s UConnect system that allowed them to remotely seize control of the car, Fiat Chrysler announced a 1.4-million vehicle recall and a vow to fix the problem. That’s good, seeing as how they knew about the problem for 18 months before… » 8/05/15 5:28pm 8/05/15 5:28pm

The Jeep Wrangler Is Unapologetically Bad And That's What Makes It Great

The Jeep Wrangler is still the quintessential American off-roader. It’s also gawky, inefficient, and built to the standards of a cereal box toy. But we buy Wranglers in droves, love them like pets, and hang on to them like heirlooms. I think that proves there’s a little car enthusiast in all of us. » 8/03/15 1:30pm 8/03/15 1:30pm

Fiat Chrysler Has To Buy Back 180,000 Ram Trucks In Stinging Gov-Slap

Fiat Chrysler’s slow moving, dangerously ineffective recall finally prompted the Department of Transportation to lay the smack down with a $70 million fine and millions more in other penalties, including an agreement to buy back 200,000 Ram pickups and offer $1,000 extra on certain trade-ins. » 7/27/15 7:24pm 7/27/15 7:24pm

Report: Feds To Hit Fiat Chrysler With Record $105M Fine Over Recalls

Fiat Chrysler has recently drawn the ire of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over “a litany of failures” with millions of vehicle recalls, including older Jeeps linked to fatal fires. According to a Wall Street Journal report, we now know Fiat Chrysler will face penalties from the feds to the tune of… » 7/26/15 10:43am 7/26/15 10:43am

Here's What Happened When I Cracked Open My 250,000 Mile Jeep Engine

After many miles of faithful service, my Jeep was brought to its knees by three engine mount bolts that decided to break off into the block. I had to break out the ol’ cherry picker. Since the engine was out, I decided to tear into it. Come check out the innards of a 250,000 mile engine.
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Chrysler's Uconnect Vulnerable To Remote Hacking, But Don't Panic Yet 

As more and more cars become mobile, internet-connected appliances, they become more likely targets for remote hacking. Chrysler is hopefully realizing the seriousness of this, as a new Jeep Cherokee has been remotely hacked and pretty severely compromised, according to a story in Wired. But don’t panic just yet. » 7/21/15 1:56pm 7/21/15 1:56pm

To The A-Hole Who Stole This Elderly Man's Beloved Jeep: Seriously?

This 1944 Willys Jeep in classic US military livery was stolen from the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England where it was parked out front for a show. It belonged to a 73-year-old man who got his hands on it and restored after his father had actually driven it in World War II. » 7/18/15 11:00am 7/18/15 11:00am

The Jeep Cherokee Will Stay Ugly

Jeep announced that it will keep its controversial (bad) styling for the 2016 Cherokee. Jeep’s Mike Manley said, “I think the overall styling, the overall shape, the overall accommodation of that vehicle is spot on. I don’t think that there’s anything that dramatically needs to change with that vehicle going forward.” » 7/05/15 9:27am 7/05/15 9:27am

Report: 707 Horsepower 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Is Really Coming

Journalist Joel Feder over at Motor Authority says a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee “Trackhawk” with the 707 horsepower Hellcat engine, AWD, and a ZF 8-speed automatic is really actually definitely on its way to production. Which would be insane, amazing, and a whole lotta awesome. » 6/18/15 3:28pm 6/18/15 3:28pm