Jeep Gladiator 4-Door Pickup “Truck” Coming in 2013

Yellow Jeep Gladiator Pickup Concept

Last September in Orlando, Jeep CEO Michael Manley,  set Jeep forums and internet chat rooms ablaze by hinting that a Jeep pickup truck was in the future. No one knew what the tuck was or where it came from… Until now.

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Separated at birth: Toyota FJ Cruiser and Port-A-Pot

Separated at birth: Toyota FJ Cruiser and Port-A-Pot.

Sometimes you don’t have to look far for inspiration.

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Criagslist Ad of the Day: Will Trade Land for a Miata or Jeep

With the high rate of foreclosures, mortgage fraud, and the lagging economy buyers have found it harder to qualify for loans. However, one desperate land owner has come up with some creative owner financing. Interested in relocating to the scenic (rural) Upstate of South Carolina? If you have a travel trailer, Jeep, Miata or Beetle Bug Continue reading

Top MOPAR Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Forget the tie, accessorize his ride this Father’s Day.

Following are Mopar’s Top 10 gift ideas for Dad:

Uconnect™ Web: Make his car a wireless hot spot. Uconnect Web’s in-car router receives 3G broadband internet, allowing passengers to surf the Web, social network, look up directions, check e-mail, play online games or download music. The system works with any Wi-Fi enabled device. No cell cards or software required. Subscription required and sold separately. (MSRP: $499.00, Part No. 82211856AB)

Roadside Safety Kit: Safety kit includes flashlight, fleece blanket, six-gauge jumper cables, safety triangle, screwdrivers, pliers, two bungee cords and gloves. (MSRP: $100.00, Part No. 82211983)

Winch Recovery Gear Kit and Bag: This off-road recovery gear kit is a must for any Jeep owner. Kit includes heavy-duty snatch block pulley, 30-foot recovery strap, tree-trunk protector, a pair of D-rings, winch line and recovery gloves. The kit also includes a durable bag, complete with the Jeep logo, in order to keep all gear neatly organized. (MSRP: $169.99, Part No. 510RR425) (Designed by Motor City staffer: Chris Howd)

Cold-air Intake Kit: Give him a boost in horsepower and torque with a cold-air intake kit. With an aggressive sound, these intakes provide performance you can hear and feel. Cold-air intake kits include all necessary mounting hardware. (MSRP ranges from $300 – $500, depending on vehicle and part application) Continue reading

Around the World in a Jeep. The Paris to New York Transcontinental

They started in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower in Paris France, and now a year a half later sit waiting to cross the Bering Straight. The Goal? To become the first vehicle to travel from Paris to New York (the long way) under its own power. Extreme Expedition has passed through eighteen countries in eighteen months, and looks to add two more to its total as it looks to complete its 25,000 mile voyage this June. Continue reading