Visitors to the Salão de São Paulo 2016 will be able to check out various attractions at the Jeep booth. Not just the national line of the brand, formed by the already established Jeep Renegade and the newly launched Jeep Compass, but also with some very special imported models, which complete the family of SUVs more comprehensive in the market.
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Sports version of the top model of the Jeep line is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine with 481 hp and 640 Nm. Among the leading performance data, the acceleration from 0 to 96 km / h (60 mph) is done in 4.8 seconds, and the 0-160-0 km / h race is completed in 16.3 seconds. The top speed is 257 km / h. There are eight driving modes, which control integral traction, gearbox, stability control, suspension and steering. One of them, the Valet (to leave the car with valets), limits the engine to 4,000 rpm to reduce power and torque, and advances the gears, avoiding stretches.
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
For the first time in Brazil, Overland is a version of the Grand Cherokee more luxurious than Limited (currently sold in Brazil, together with Laredo). It stands out for a series of details and differentiated finishes, inside and out, as well as important additional equipment:
height adjustable air suspension
front seat ventilation
frames on the lower part of the bumper, doors and mudguards painted in body color
panel with leather lining on top
steering wheel with wood inserts and leather
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys
Also unpublished in the country, this special series is a tribute to the first vehicles of the Jeep, made by Willys-Overland. It has bright black painted details, such as the wheels (with the same design as the Rubicon version) and front grille. It also features off-road tires BF Goodrich 255/75 (also inherited from Rubicon), reinforced suspension, additional protectors in the bottom of the body (rock rails), special coating on the benches and special carpets of Mopar. The sides of the hood are labeled ‘Willys’. The rear cover is decorated with another sticker, which reads ‘4-Wheel Drive’, a way to rescue some of the history of the first Jeep civilian models, the CJ. Well this year in which the Jeep brand celebrates 75 years of history.
In the concessionaires
At the 200 points of sale of the Jeep brand in Brazil, the line of SUVs available is formed by the national Renegade and Compass, and also by imported Cherokee (in Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk versions), Grand Cherokee (Laredo and Limited gasoline, Limited diesel), Wrangler (two doors) and Wrangler Unlimited (four doors).
2017 – JEEP WRANGLER SMOKY MOUNTAIN EDITION
If you list the iconic models of the global auto industry, Jeep Wrangler will certainly be there. The American brand’s all-terrain has been on the market for several years and is now about to receive a well-deserved generation change. Therefore, taking advantage of the anxiety of the nostalgic, the direction of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) decided to elaborate two new special versions. The first special version of the Wrangler was named Chief and arrives with a bluish tone to the lower part of his retro body. The hard ceiling is painted white in combination with the strip that covers the entire perimeter of it. Complete the aesthetic changes, the insertion of the ‘4 Wheel Drive’ logo in the trunk that indicates the full wheel drive and the 17-inch alloy wheels with specific design. The second special version of Wrangler is Smoky Mountain. This version features a dark gray tone that gives it an imposing presence. In this case, the exterior decoration is more sober than the Chief version, although it has a sticker on the hood that resembles its name. The only aesthetic element that stands out above the sobriety of the set are its 18-inch alloy wheels with a specific design with part of its chrome design. Like his brother Chief, he also has four-wheel drive, as it is Wrangler’s identity password. The engines that will be available in both versions have not been released. The Jeep has not confirmed further details, but it is most likely to equip a 3.6-liter petrol engine with V6 configuration and another diesel CRD.
2016 – JEEP CHEROKEE OVERLAND US VERSION
The Jeep Cherokee Overland, in its European version, will debut at the Geneva Motor Show as a new finish for the American SUV. It will be the top of the line, being the most expensive, refined and equipped version of the Jeep Cherokee. Below will continue the Longitude and Limited finishes, in addition to the Trailhawk, designed for off-road raids. At a first glance it is possible to differentiate the Jeep Cherokee Overland from the rest of the line. The new finish stands out for having a fully painted exterior in the color of the body, including the wheel arches, the lower parts of the bumper and the side skirts, which in the rest of the line are black plastic. The ‘Light Brownstone’ color of the images is new. The polished front grille and 18-inch polished alloy wheels are also part of the Cherokee Overland. Inside, the Jeep Cherokee Overland features a leather upholstery with Overland inscriptions engraved on the seats. The steering wheel with inserts of wood is exclusive of this new finish along with the silver moldings. The equipment is one of the most complete and includes heated and ventilated front seats, UConnect multimedia system with 8.4-inch screen with navigator, Alpine sound system, panoramic roof, electric trunk lid, angled alert, cross traffic alert , front / rear parking sensors and bi-xenon headlamps. As an option and for a more stylish interior, the panel can be lined in leather. The European Jeep Cherokee Overland will be available only with one engine: the most powerful diesel offered by the brand. These are the 2.2-liter MultiJet of 200 hp, with full wheel drive and nine-speed automatic transmission. The arrival of the new version on the European market is scheduled for June 2016, with a price around 45 thousand euros.
2016 – JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT NIGHT US VERSION
The Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice will not be the only special edition that the American brand will take to the Geneva Motor Show. The new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night will also be on display at the Swiss show, a special edition for the European market that seeks to give American pure blood an even more sporty aesthetic. For this, all the chrome ones become dark, adopting a matte black finish. Satin black replaces the shiny black front grill and emblems, and is also the color chosen for the 20-inch alloy wheels needed to house the Brembo brakes used in this high-performance SUV. The interior uses a black leather upholstery with contrasting silver stitching and black chrome inserts on the panel. The color of the body can be red, white or black. Mechanically, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night does not change from the standard version. Underneath its hood is one of the biggest of the brand, a 6.4-liter, genuinely American aspirated V8 with 468 horsepower and 624 Nm of torque. The utility of more than 2,000 kg is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in less than five seconds, with a top speed of 257 km / h. The 6.4-liter V8 engine is coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission and a permanent all-wheel drive system that can manage torque delivery in different modes using the Selec-Track system. Launch Control is another feature available on the Grand Cherokee SRT to get the most out of its performance.
2016 – JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 75 YEARS EDITION
Top of the Jeep line, the Grand Cherokee 75 years will arrive in October with many aesthetic differentials. There will be only 10 copies of the luxury SUV based on the Limited version, with black mask headlights and taillights, new redesigned front design and new bronze painted wheels – tone also applied to roof racks, grille, headlight frame of fog and in the emblems of the special series, whose design appears engraved in the banks of the front, in low relief. The body can be in Ambient White or Bright Black.
2016 – JEEP RENEGADE DAWN OF JUSTICE
Next March 25 will be on one of the most anticipated films by the followers of DC Comics. This is the ‘Batman and Superman: Dawn of Justice’, which features two of the most charismatic superheroes of all time, as well as a special guest: the Jeep Renegade. But it will not be a normal Renegade, as in the movie will have the honor of being led by Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). For this occasion the model took on an ominous look combining with the Dark Knight’s outfit. In addition, for those customers who are interested in acquiring something similar, the brand has launched the special edition Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice, which will be on sale in the United States. In this edition the black color is the main protagonist. The body can be painted in ‘Carbon Black’ or ‘Granite Crystal’ with the shiny black roof. The 18-inch wheels and unique design will be of the same color, as will the insignia of the film. Inside the tonic is the same with black fabric benches, frames in the same color and some metallic details. It has a complete equipment that includes electrically regulated driver’s seat, bizona climate control, Uconnect multimedia system with 6.5-inch touch screen and rear view camera. This special edition is based on the Latitude Finish Jeep Renegade and will only be available with full wheel drive. The Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice uses the 2.4-liter, four-cylinder Tigershark engine, delivering 180 horsepower, coupled with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Being a 4 × 4 includes the Selec-Terrain command that allows to lock the central differential, activate the descent control and choose between several modes of traction. It will reach dealers in the United States at $ 26,250.
2016 – JEEP RENEGADE HELL’S REVENGE
Garage Italia Customs was the company in charge of customizing the Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge. This personalized Renegade with a painting of flames is present at the 25th edition of the European Harley-Davidson HOG, held from June 16 to 19 in Portoroz, Slovenia. This is one of the leading concentrations of Harley-Davidson motorcycle owners across Europe. According to the creators of Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge, the show car focuses on the values of passion, freedom and adventure that both Jeep and Harley-Davidson have in common. Jeep has been involved in Harley-Davidson sponsorship for three years and on this occasion the all-terrain brand will support this event which will bring together hundreds of Harley-Daivdson motorcyclists and enthusiasts, giving them the opportunity to test drive your line of models. The Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge was customized with fluorescent flames on the front, which are clearly inspired by the customization work with areography, so popular on motorcycles. Inside, a special cover for the panel was also personalized with the flames. The seats were upholstered in a combination of black leather with denim fabric and some orange accents to make contrast. Other specific modifications that Garage Italia Customs has made on the Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge are the aluminum crankcase protector, the raised suspension, the black alloy wheels with BF Goodrich tires and the LED spotlights on the hood. The preparation builds on the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk with its 2.0-liter MultiJet 170 hp engine, nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.