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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Jeep celebrates 70 years as America’s most iconic 4×4

1943 Willys MB Jeep
In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army’s motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle, including the following:

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Exclusive Vehicle for Call of Duty: Black Ops











The Jeep® brand is the exclusive automotive partner for Call of Duty®: Black Ops (Activision Publishing Inc.), scheduled for release Nov. 9.

The partnership includes an in-game integration into both the epic single player storyline of Call of Duty: Black Ops and the title’s much anticipated multiplayer experience. Continue reading

Jiffy Jeep: Canadian Armed Forces tear Down and Rebuild Jeep in under 4 minutes!

Jiffy Jeep

Candian Army members tear down and rebuild parade Jeep in four minutes.

If you have ever you owned an older Jeep odds are you become quite familiar with disassembling and reassembling just about everything on it. After pulling the tranny 4-5 times of the course of a summer you may even bet your buddy that you can pull it and reinstall it quicker than he can… with fewer left over parts.

With nothing but time to kill, over the winter, troops stationed at CFB Gagetown have become so proficient at the task they can tear down and reassembly their Jeep in under four minutes. Check out the video after the jump! Continue reading

First Look: Official Photos of the 2011 70th Anniversary Jeep Wrangler

2011 Jeep Wrangler Interior

Motor City has been leaking images and details about the upcoming 70th Anniversary 2011 Jeep Wrangler over the past few weeks. Now, you can view a complete gallery of official Jeep images of the all new 2011 Wrangler here.: Continue reading

Leaked: 2011 Jeep Wrangler Order Guide

2011 Jeep Wrangler Order Guide

Interested in the 2011 Jeep Wrangler JK but can’t decided if its worth the wait? You have seen the interior and exterior, now take a look at the options! Motor City has obtained a copy of the Fleet Sales order Guide with a options list for Jeep’s flagship 4×4. Continue reading

2011 Jeep Wrangler Spy Shots and Owners Manual

2011 Jeep Wrangler JK Interior

Motor City has a new round of spy shots for the 2011 Jeep Wrangler (JK) taken directly for the Jeep Owner’s Manual. The new photos feature more detail that the first images of the 2011 Wrangler interior we posted up a few weeks ago. The new Wrangler will still be powered by the anemic 3.8L (mini van) engine, but at least you can play with the optional touch screen DVD and Navigation System while you’re waiting for the Jeep to accelerate. A link to download the full owners manual is available after the jump! Continue reading

Spy Photos of the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Interior

A minor refresh is in store for the 70th Anniversary 2011 Jeep Wrangler. The exterior and powertrain of Jeep’s flagship 4×4 will go unchanged till the 2012 model year. However, the 2011 Jeep Wrangler is sporting an all new interior.

The 2007-10 Jeep Wranglers suffered from an all plastic interior and under preforming 3.8L (mini van) engine. Jeep is fixing the interior and ergonomics of the Wrangler by picking up where the 2006 TJ Wrangler took off. Continue reading

Jeep in a crate $50! -The legend of Jeep Body Tubs

$50 Jeep in a crate

No one disputes the legendary origins of the Jeep. The versatile 4×4 helped change the tide of the war and won the affections of GI’s and civilians everywhere. By the time World War II ended more than 647,000 Willys MB’s and Ford GPW’s had been built… The Jeep accounted for over 15% of the total wartime military vehicle production.

Before first GI’s were shipped home Willys began looking for way to capitalize on the popularity of the Jeep. They began by offering the first CJ (Civilian Jeep) in 1946 as the CJ2A. The 1/4 Ton 4×4 was designed as the go anywhere & do anything vehicle: It was a tractor, it was a truck, it was a power plant, it was a wagon… Soon others look to capitalize of the phenomenon. Ads began popping up in magazines like Popular Science and Boy’s Life advertising Jeep’s in a Crate for as little as $50. Continue reading