Jeep

This section of Torque News is about Jeep news. It provides news and reviews about Jeep vehicles such as Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Cherokee and so on. The rise of the sport utility vehicle in the US has helped the Jeep brand become one of the top choices among younger families. With a great mix of low cost four wheel drive models and high performance, high end luxury SUVs that all offer incredible versatility and impressive capabilities – Jeep offers something for every buyer.

The 2018 Jeeps have all hit the road save one. Out already are the new Grand Cherokees, Compasses, Cherokees, and the Renegades. However, it is late in this year and the FCA Jeep Wrangler has yet to hit the road. In fact, it has barely been revealed to the public. But that will change on November 29th. Read this section for Jeep news and updates from Torque News reporters with reliable and trusted sources.

Sergio Marchionne

Why Marchionne Had To Go Anyway Despite Illness: The Era of Jeep Begins

Let me start off at bat: Don Marchionne is a great man. Period. I didn’t agree with him with his paltry 5 year electrification plan for FCA Group, but with his expedited departure, we can now look back with definitive successes and failures. This is how the Era of Sergio Marchionne came to an end, and the Era of Jeep begins as the dominant force in the car industry, perhaps to equal that of Goliath General Motors, now that Jeep takes the world stage.
Maserati’s Upcoming Lineup Includes Electrics. All Photos Courtesy FCA Websites

Better Late than Never: FCA Chrysler Details their EV Plans, Finally

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA Chrysler laid out a 5 Year Plan to investors in Italy last month that will be his swan song before leaving in April 2019. Investors were eager to know what his plans were to electrify the entire portfolio. He gave few details other than throwing money and some numbers. But this week he leaves it to his minions at Maserati and Alfa Romeo to hash the details as to how the Ítalo-American auto company will become electrified.
Tesla Model S

Tesla Ranks Second on Dream Car Survey... Behind a Mustang?

A recent survey by a company called Gold Eagle asked participants about their dream cars. Among them were the Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro. But the top two cars make for interesting reading, as do the breakdowns for men and women. The latter showed strong preference for the Jeep Wrangler (81%), while the former went for the Tesla Model S (63%).
2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in Go Mango

Dodge Charger, Challenger and Other FCA Bestsellers Included in Massive Cruise Control Recall

FCA is recalling 4.8-million vehicles including the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 and several other popular models over a concern that the cruise control system could get stuck in the set position and it will not shut off – potentially leading to an accident if the system will not deactivate as expected.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Model

Why Jeep Workers are Celebrating the End of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Model

Jeep workers in Toledo, Ohio, have finished production of the popular 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK model. It has been a spectacular run for the workers who are seeing record sales of Jeep vehicles. While the workers are sad to see the JK model die, they are excited about the new product that they will be building soon.
2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in Go Mango

Modern Dodge Racers Get Free NMCA Admission from FCA in 2018

If you own a Hemi-powered Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee or any other 2005-newer go-fast machine from an FCA brand including the Dodge Viper, you can sign up to participate in one of the 2018 National Muscle Car Association drag racing events for free – with an entire class designated to the Mopar-powered vehicles.
Hennessey Trackhawk Testing Image

Why Hennessey's Jeep Trackhawk Testing is More Impressive than You Think

Hennessey Performance recently got their hands on a brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, putting it through the paces on a quarter mile test track with only 41 miles on the odometer – turning in impressive performance times without the Torque Reserve and Launch Control systems.
Jeep Trackhawk on the Hennessey Dyno

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Lays Down Solid Numbers on the Dyno

The folks at Hennessey Performance have gotten their hands on one of the first 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk units to be delivered to a buyer and before adding big power, the crew put the supercharged SUV on the dyno for some baseline numbers – numbers which proved to be pretty impressive.

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