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Great American Road Trips / Car Pairings: Part I

There’s nothing like the freedom of hitting the open road and just driving. Hence, we’re giving you an overview of some great American road trips. In the spirit of wine/food pairings, we are doing the same, but only with road trips and what we see as the ideal car companions that can make your trip that much more special. Enjoy part 1 of this series. Rocky Top Road Trip – Extreme Sports & Adrenaline Junkies This Southern Colorado loop is a 500-mile tour that will take you out of the…

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SEMA OEM Booth – Mopar brought some monsters

The 2015 SEMA Show, going on now, highlights the best that original and specialty equipment manufacturers have to offer, with MOPAR bringing modified Dodges, Jeeps, and FIATs to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Fiat 500X Mobe This suped-up version of Fiat’s 500X is named after the kite-surfing trick and is customized with MOPAR products available off-the-shelf, such as the Performance Cat-Back Exhaust. The exterior boasts a 18-inch cast aluminum concept wheels and concept Mopar roofrails, along with a Thuke roof rack and basket to haul all of your gear to…

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AutoNation celebrates 10 millionth vehicle by giving it away on CNBC

AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, celebrated its 10 millionth vehicle sale by giving away a 2015 Jeep Wrangler on CNBC Squawk Box. The 10 millionth sale winner from the Eastern Region was Daisy M. Gomez, who gave the car to her daughter as a graduation gift. Ms. Gomez left Cuba, where she was born, with her family when she was only four years old. Currently living in Miami, Florida, Ms. Gomez is a hardworking, single mom raising two daughters and works for Baroma Health Partners as the Director of Provider Relations. The…

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Quiz: Which Jeep SUV is Your Spirit Guide?

We get it. Choosing the Jeep SUV that best fits your personality and needs can be tough. Are you the kind of individual who likes the rugged, go-anywhere attitude of the classic Jeep Wrangler? Or is the luxurious, off-road ready Jeep Grand Cherokee more your style? Maybe you want the maneuverability and fuel economy of the stylish Jeep Cherokee? And it only gets harder, as Jeep continues to add to its terrific lineup of SUVs. The all-new Jeep Renegade brings affordability, style and Jeep’s legendary off-road ability to the masses, with the…

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Report: Jeep Wrangler could receive an aluminum body

It appears aluminum is seriously gaining popularity as LeftLaneNews reports that Chrysler may building the next-generation Jeep Wrangler with a body made of one. Ford upped the ante in the truck department after revealing their all-aluminum F150. And with the Wrangler still employing a body-on-frame construction, like the F150, this doesn’t seem like such a bad idea. Following Fiat/Chrysler CEO’s major plan announcements, Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne suggested the possibility of the next Jeep Wrangler sporting an aluminum body to help reduce weight and improve fuel economy. So far though, there’s still much…

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