The end of the “World Gas Engine” is getting closer

2.4-liter MultiAir Tigershark Engine

The 2022 Jeep Cherokee dropped all but one front wheel drive configuration, raised the specs of the base model, and eliminated the 2.4 liter four-cylinder. At the time, Chrysler didn’t make a fuss about dropping the 2.4, which is also used by the Jeep Compass and ProMaster City. The Compass and Renegade are both rated at …

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NY Auto Show: the Stellpower wrap (and Wagoneer pictorial)

On media days, it’s hard to know what an auto show will bring the paying customers. The New York Auto Show has opened to the general public, but their web site says it’s too early to show an exhibitor map, and the printed one we were given on media days is probably not accurate (for …

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Jeep Debuts Grand Cherokee High Altitude, Hydro Blue in NYC

New Jeep® Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4xe in Hydro Blue

The Jeep brand has made the most of the 2022 New York International Auto Show, introducing the new long wheelbase Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, offering an impressive off-road driving area and rolling out another configuration option for the new Grand Cherokee 4xe in the form of the High Altitude package – in a new exterior …

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Twin turbo adds gas mileage and acceleration to Grand Wagoneer

Hurricane twin turbo six

The 6.4 Hemi, or “392” (by cubic inches), is a reasonably efficient and powerful engine; it has a well-engineered cylinder deactivation system, cam phasing, and a 485 horsepower rating in the Grand Wagoneer. Why would a mere inline six-cylinder engine be better? Jeep just released the gas mileage of the twin-turbo Wagoneer, and now we …

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Jeep chief Jim Morrison’s Hurricane comments

Jeep's Jim Morrison and Wagoneer

Jeep chief Jim Morrison introduced the Grand Wagoneer L and then took questions. Among the things we learned during his talk was that the Hurricane would be standard on the Grand Wagoneer L, and optional on the short wheelbase (if you can call it that) Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. This is presumably where the $2,000 …

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Jeep Wagoneer L launched with standard twin turbo six: From the show floor

Grand Wagoneer L

The Jeep Wagoneer L has launched—and it’s twelve inches longer than the Wagoneer, with a seven inch longer wheelbase, and a twin turbo inline six-cylinder Hurricane engine. The new inline six cylinder is made in two versions, previously called SO (standard output) and HO (high output). The high output version is good for 510 horsepower …

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Alfa, Jeep launches at New York Auto Show—and maybe a new Chrysler logo

Tomorrow holds several New York Auto Show unveilings, including two which have been officially confirmed. The most recent confirmation was for the Alfa Romeo Tonale, which uses the Renegade/Compass platform with a special suspension and two powertrains, one of which has up to 272 horsepower or 30 miles of pure-electric range. Update: here is our …

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2022 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concept Round-Up

2022 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

Last week, we brought you a look at the two most extreme concepts that debuted this past weekend at the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. The Bob Concept and the Magneto 2.0 Concept were the most elaborate concepts in Moab this past weekend, but the brand brought out five other new concepts – …

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Jeep Bob Concept: Moab 2022

Jeep Bob Concept

One of the teaser images leading up to the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah included a hint about making a truck more like an SUV. With the even in Moab beginning today and the embargo on the early information lifting, we have the details on this unique Gladiator. It is called the Jeep …

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Mopar’s manual BEV: Jeep Magneto 2.0 Concept (Moab 2022)

Jeep Wrangler Magneto 2.0 Concept

While not everyone loves the intorduction of electrification to the Jeep lineup, the Magneto 2.0 is the most interesting Easter Safari Concept to me based on the obscene levels of performance. Yes, it is powered by an all-electric motor system, but it still features a proper 6-speed manual transmission and huge Dynatrac front and rear …

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New York may hold a more production-intent Chrysler Airflow, and what that means for Cherokee

The Chrysler Airflow is an ironic name to bring back, since releasing the state-of-the-art car in 1934 was disastrous for the company and the brand. The original Airflow was revolutionary in many ways, but it bombed in the market.

But what of the new Airflow? It is expected to have black paint with dark bronze accents and interior changes to make it more of a production-intent vehicle. This includes changes to the steering wheel and rear seats. The new concept will be shown on April 13 at 11:45 am. The actual release may come in the early morning of the 13th with the unveiling to follow at the show. Stellpower will be covering the event in person.

What this means for the Cherokee…

Jeep Teases the Magneto 2.0 Concept Ahead of Moab

Jeep Magneto 2.0 Concept

Today, Stellantis issued the sixth teaser image ahead of the upcoming Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah and this time, the vehicle shown is somewhat familiar. We can clearly see the name “Magneto 2.0” and the short bit of information suggests that this is a new iteration of a previous model. In this case, the …

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