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Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition Unveiled in Germany

Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition Unveiled in Germany

Sep 4 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

Special edition is based on the Jeep Sahara

Jeep has unveiled a special edition of the popular Wrangler at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor show. The special edition Wrangler is called the Polar edition and is designed to celebrate winter 4 x 4...

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Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition Unveiled in Germany

Sep 4 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

Special edition is based on the Jeep Sahara

Jeep has unveiled a special edition of the popular Wrangler at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor show. The special edition Wrangler is called the Polar edition and is designed to celebrate winter 4 x 4 driving capability. The special edition receives a new front grille with black accents, hearts for tire cover, body color hard top, and 18-inch gloss black alloy wheels.

The special edition Wrangler also features a Trac-Lok limited slip rear differential. The special edition will be available in Q1 2014 in the two door version and the four-door version. Buyers will be able to opt between a 2.8-liter turbo diesel or 3.6-liter V6 engine.

On the outside, the special edition Wrangler will be Hydro blue with a Black interior. The vehicle is based on the Jeep Wrangler Sahara model. The official pricing is unannounced at this time.

 
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Mega Auto Supplier, ACTIVATE: ZF to Buy TRW for $13.5 Billion

Sep 15 2014 10:56pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

It may not have the panache of a World Cup match, but when a German auto supplier takes over an American auto supplier, people—or at least our kind of people—take notice. Rumblings of a deal have been, well, rumbling since July, and now TRW Automotive Holdings has agreed to sell its entire business to ZF Friedrichshafen for $13.5 billion, essentially creating a super, one-stop-shop supplier for powertrain and safety equipment. Livoni ...
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19 hours ago

Jeep Patriot

Sep 15 2014 8:59pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Jeep Patriot is a companion piece to the Jeep Compass. Both are compact hatchbacks with optional all-wheel drive -- utes designed for drivers that want some of the Jeep tradition but don't need a vehicle as large as the Cherokee. The Patriot is a rival for vehicles like the Kia Soul, Scion xB, Subaru XV Crosstrek, and Nissan Cube. MORE ...
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Jeep Compass

Sep 15 2014 8:57pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Jeep Compass is a companion piece to the Jeep Patriot. The compact crossovers share underpinnings, but while the Patriot is styled with more quintessentially Jeep cues, the Compass is themed more like a rally-ready hatchback. Like the Patriot, the Compass is a rival for vehicles like the Nissan Juke ...
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21 hours ago

Aficionauto drives Vin Diesel's fast and furious 1970 Dodge Charger

Sep 15 2014 7:11pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Dodge, Celebrities, TV/Movies The Aficionauto host Christopher Rutkowski has a real passion for original and replica cars from movies and television, whether they are from James Bond, Jurassic Park, or incredibly obscure Japanese shows. However, he might have outdone himself this time because he hopped into one of the biggest automotive stars of c ...
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[This is the first leaked shot of the Fiat 500X, which is basically Fiat's Jeep Renegade.

Sep 15 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

[This is the first leaked shot of the Fiat 500X, which is basically Fiat's Jeep Renegade . Doesn't look awful!]Read mo ...
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Did the new Fiat 500X just leak ahead of its debut?

Sep 15 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Fiat’s latest crossover, the 500X, is destined to debut next month in Paris. But if this new image is any indication, we now have an idea of what we can expect. The single image comes from the forums of Quattroruote, an Italian automotive website. Based on the same underpinnings as the new Jeep Renegade, the 500X’s styling is unmistakably Fiat, bearing a strong Based on the same underpinnings as t ...
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Kia looking to add sportier, all-wheel-drive models to Soul lineup

Sep 15 2014 11:25am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Although the Nissan Cube was put out to pasture recently, Kia has no intentions of pulling the plug on the funky and boxy Soul hatchback. In fact, as new rumours have it, the Korean automaker is considering making two big additions to the lineup. According to Motor Trend, the current Soul is destined to receive the Forte’s turbocharged 1.6-litre inline-four sometime next year. Rated at 201 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque, the engine would serve as a considerable upgrade from the Soul’s c ...
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2016 Fiat 500X Leaked Ahead Of 2014 Paris Auto Show Debut

Sep 15 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The 2015 Jeep Renegade’s Italian cousin, the Fiat 500X, is set to make its auto show debut in Paris early next month, but a photo of the car has already hit the web. This is in addition to Fiat’s own photos showing the body of the 500X under construction at the car's plant in Melfi, Italy, as well as 2012’s tease of ...
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New York Times: NHTSA Has 'Record of Missteps'

Sep 15 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: Cars.com

A New York Times investigation into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleges that the nation's top auto safety regulator spent the past decade stumbling over recalls and withholding its legal powers to regulate an auto industry with record-breaking recalls in 2014. Perhaps the most damning part: Since 2000, automakers are required to report any claims of serious injury or dea ...
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1 day ago

1980ish Jeep CJ7, Texas Conversion: The Review Nobody Asked For

Sep 15 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Do you remember those dreams you had, as a kid, when you wished you could drive around a lifted convertible Chevy Astr ...
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