Is This A Real Prototype Jeep Pickup, Or Just A Home-Made One-Off?

A reader spotted this single-cab Jeep Wrangler JK pickup truck with manufacturer plates in the Detroit area this morning. It's probably a product of the aftermarket, but maybe, just maybe, a Chrysler employee is field testing the very thing many of us have been dreaming of for ages: a modern, factory, Wrangler pickup. » 8/22/14 6:28pm Yesterday 6:28pm

Video: Rally North America is the Rally You Really Want to (and can!)…

As someone with some level of experience regarding the "high profile" rallies, I can say definitively that I have no desire whatsoever to do a high-profile rally anymore. They reek of wretched excess and sketchy driving, and leave your license in tatters. So this year, when Rally North America invited us along,… » 8/13/14 6:19pm 8/13/14 6:19pm

Looks Like The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Holds Its Own Off Road

Some folks just put a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk through "Hell's Revenge," a torturous slickrock trail in Moab, Utah considered a "testpiece" off-road track by some. They reckoned the SUV "passed with flying colors," and it looks like it was able to keep up with a mighty Wrangler Rubicon. » 7/11/14 1:33pm 7/11/14 1:33pm

This Japanese Car Brand Goes Off-Roading More Than Land Rover

Last year J.D. Power surveyed car owners on "whether or not they use their vehicles off paved roads." Jeep had the most "yeses," with 31% of owners claiming they left the pavement. Ram was right behind at 30.2%, followed closely by Subaru with 29.5% of owners reporting they hit the dirt. » 7/07/14 1:32pm 7/07/14 1:32pm

'Most Patriotic Brand' In America Is An Automaker, Guess Which One

Marketing company Brand Keys surveys thousands of people every year, to rate companies on 35 different "values." One of those is "patriotism," not in terms of where the a company actually makes things or employs people, but purely how "American" they appear in public perception. Only two automakers made the top 25. » 7/04/14 4:00pm 7/04/14 4:00pm

2015 Jeep Renegade To Get Special 'Opening Edition' With... Orange Trim?

It looks like an "Opening Edition" of the 2015 Jeep Renegade2015 Jeep Renegade will be available, at least early on in the little SUV's production run. A silver grille and orange interior plastic seem to be the most obvious attributes that make it "special," your speculation is welcome on what else it might get. » 6/23/14 6:16pm 6/23/14 6:16pm

2015 Jeep Renegade Will Come In A Big Selection Of Great Colors

For the 2015 Jeep Renegade to be a hit, Jeep knows how important it is for the micro SUV to look the part of a fun-loving off-roader, even if it's destined to spend most of its time on pavement. The design has already been well received, and it looks like the color selection is going to be awesome. » 6/17/14 1:06pm 6/17/14 1:06pm

If You've Never Been Off-Roading, Go Right Now

From Truck Yeah!: For one reason or another, off-roading never really appeared on my automotive radar –I've always held more fascination sports and racing cars and never really understood the appeal of a Jeep or a Land Rover. The closest thing to off-roading I ever got into was rally. Well, that's all changed and now,… » 6/10/14 11:48am 6/10/14 11:48am