Jay Leno Drives A Supervillain Jeep With 50-Inch Tires And No Lift

You might recognize the Fab Fours Legend from SEMA a few months ago. Now that Leno's had a chance to take it out on the road we pretty much have to believe it is indeed real... though part of me's still pretty sure this is an R/C car or CGI animation. » 3/26/15 3:34pm Thursday 3:34pm

Here's A New Jeep In A Pretty Convincing 'Old Jeep' Costume

Of all the customized current-body style (JK) Jeep Wranglers, this is probably the closest "homage" to the original Willys army rig they're descended from. » 3/19/15 5:25pm 3/19/15 5:25pm

Jeep's Diesel Land Rover Knockoff Might Be Cooler Than A Real Defender

The Jeep Africa is supposed to be "the ultimate Jeep Wrangler for back-country and overland expeditions." It's a sloped-roof station wagon Wrangler with 35" tires and a 2.8 liter diesel engine so yeah, I'd say they pretty much nailed it. » 3/19/15 2:14pm 3/19/15 2:14pm

This​ Off-Road Rescue Rig Is The Ultimate Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck

Jeep Wrangler plus pickup bed equals awesome. Wrangler pickup plus 4" lift and rescue gear? Sweet baby jesus... this Red Rock Responder is an insanely beautiful beast. » 3/19/15 1:02pm 3/19/15 1:02pm

Surviving King of the Hammers in a Wrangler Willys Wheeler

This is Hammertown, the sprawling, 10,000-person-strong tent city that springs up in Johnson Valley, California every year in anticipation of one of the world's most brutal off-road races, King of the Hammers. » 3/03/15 2:53pm 3/03/15 2:53pm

These Vigilante Rescue Jeeps Are Saving Big Rigs And Cars In Storms

The highways of storm-ravaged north Texas have been exceptionally slippery this year, and constantly shut down by large crashes. So the good samaritans of the Chisholm Jeep Club have been posting up, winches ready, waiting for stuck citizens to save. » 2/26/15 9:18am 2/26/15 9:18am

Could GMC Really Build A Legit Jeep Wrangler Rival?

Rumors of GMC doing a Wrangler rival have been floating around for months. GM's apparently just polled dealers about whether such a vehicle would sell, but nobody at the company will admit to new product plans. Others have tried and failed to beat Jeep at making Jeeps (Toyota, Suzuki) so what would GMC need to succeed? » 1/29/15 6:11pm 1/29/15 6:11pm

These Homemade 'Safari Cabs' Make Your Jeep Wrangler So Much Sexier

Jeff Scherb is said to be something of a legend in the Jeep community. If the rest of his work's beautiful as this Land Rover-style "Safari Cab" roof for the JK Wrangler, I'd say his good reputation is well deserved. » 12/30/14 2:35pm 12/30/14 2:35pm

Is This $70,000 Luxury Jeep Wrangler A Better Buy Than A Range Rover?

Ultra-premium outdoorsy clothier Filson sells a beautiful version of the AEV Brute Jeep Wrangler pickup for $130,000. Now they've added a regular-Wrangler to their lineup. Still steep at $70,000, but a pretty enticing prospect as an analog Range Rover alternative. » 11/19/14 12:58pm 11/19/14 12:58pm

2014 ​Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: Off-Road Tested On Nitto's New Dirt Tires

It sure seems like four-door Jeep Wranglers have surpassed the "coupes" in popularity. To see out how that extra length and weight affects the rig on the trail, we fitted Nitto's new Exo Grappler and Terra Grappler G2 off-road tires, attacked the dirt, and came back intact. » 11/05/14 4:29pm 11/05/14 4:29pm

ICON vs. ICON: Two 4x4 builders and the quest for identity

Jonathan Ward's sister Elizabeth isn't a car enthusiast. But she was thrilled when she saw a rugged, upright 4x4 with a canvas top, exposed door hinges, and an ICON decal on the hood. She posted a photo to Facebook and tagged her brother, whose company, ICON 4x4, is legendary for stuffing modern drivetrains and… » 11/04/14 9:38am 11/04/14 9:38am

You Can Toss These Tires Out Of An Airplane, Then Drive Off On Them

BF Goodrich dropped a set of their new KO2 off-road tires out of an airplane flying at 10,000 feet, rounded 'em up, slapped them on a Jeep Wrangler, and drove off. Even if that test isn't particularly relevant to a tire's primary function (providing traction) it's a damn impressive display of durability. » 10/02/14 12:13pm 10/02/14 12:13pm

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 5:10pm 8/22/14 5:10pm

Martini Livery On A Jeep Wrangler Is Real, And It's Spectacular

Spotted this morning in downtown Chicago, an American Hero has done an excellent execution of invariably-glorious Martini livery... on a Jeep Wrangler. No Photoshop, no Legos. It's real. » 6/18/14 10:34am 6/18/14 10:34am

Holy Crap These Jeep Nerds Are Seriously Obsessed With Jurassic Park

"My girlfriend at the time didn't want to ride around in, it because it was 'too stupid,'" laments a Jeep enthusiast, denied his dream of turning a YJ Wrangler into a Jurassic Park replica rig. Well he ditched the bitch and found his tribe; a unique group of Jeep owners with deadpan devotion to the epic dinosaur movie. » 6/13/14 4:57pm 6/13/14 4:57pm

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

Aluminum Unibody For The 2017 Jeep Wrangler?

FCA head shed Sergio Marchionne said "my gut it tells me we'll still be building a steel truck in 2018," at yesterday's all-day investor meeting, but he acquiesced that he wants aluminum "in the portfolio," and didn't deny the Wrangler was the best place to put it. » 5/07/14 1:20pm 5/07/14 1:20pm

New Jeep Wrangler And Grand Cherokee In 2017, Grand Wagoneer For 2018

Jeep is planning world domination of the SUV market over the next five years with the 2014 Renegade, an all-new replacement for the Compass and Patriot in 2016, redesigns of the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee in 2017, and a Suburban-sized SUV reviving the Grand Wagoneer badge in 2018. » 5/06/14 10:41am 5/06/14 10:41am

Mopar Cooking Up Six Special Jeeps For 'Easter Safari' In Moab

The Easter Jeep Safari is a nine-day off-road event that goes down every April in America's off-road capital of Moab, Utah. This year Jeep will bring six "concept vehicles" modified by Mopar to show off what their SUVs are capable of. » 4/01/14 3:30pm 4/01/14 3:30pm

Puny Compact Car Rescues Stuck Jeep Wrangler

The owner of this Jeep Wrangler TJ Unlimited probably didn't imagine he'd be the one getting rescued if he ever hooked up his winch to a compact Acura Integra. But alas, it appears a little parking lot snowbank was too much for his truck. Cue the wave of Wrangler-owners facepalms. » 2/21/14 4:00pm 2/21/14 4:00pm