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Jeep Wrangler gets first V-8 in nearly 40 years

Jeep’s concept of powering its flagship Wrangler SUV with a V-8 engine for the first time in nearly 40 years just became a reality.

The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV brand said Tuesday it will produce the four-door 2021 Wrangler Rubicon 392 for sale with the 6.4-liter V-8 engine after teasing the possible product in July just hours ahead of Ford Motor Co.’s reintroduction of the new Bronco to the off-road SUV segment that Jeep dominates.

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How To Buy A Used Jeep Wrangler

Look for:

  • Post-2012 JK-generation Jeeps, which have the 285-hp 3.6-liter V-6, a five-speed automatic and a nicer interior.
  • An original 2004-2006 Unlimited (long-wheelbase, but two-door).
  • A 2018 or newer JL with the 270-hp 2.0-liter turbo, if the price is right.

    Avoid:

    • The three-speed automatic transmission (final year: 2002).
    • The last of the 202-hp 3.8-liter V-6/old interior JK years. There’s a big difference between a 2010 and a 2012.
    • Anything so new that you may as
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    How a secret bond formed between Jeep SUV owners

    Is it OK for a Jeep Wrangler driver to wave to someone behind the wheel of a Grand Cherokee?

    The question itself is not to be taken lightly, and it can get even more complicated. Is the Grand Cherokee modified? Some people would wave at a modified Grand Cherokee but refuse to wave at a stock Jeep even if it is a Wrangler, the vehicle even non-Jeep fans immediately recognize as a Jeep.

    The wave

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    How Many Different Jeep Wranglers Can They Make, Anyway?

    Photo credit: FCA US LLC
    Photo credit: FCA US LLC

    From Autoweek

    There’s no question Jeep is the one thing keeping Fiat Chrysler Automobile (AKA Stellantis) afloat now. Okay, Ram is doing its share, too. But with Jeep accounting for almost half of FCA’s sales last year, and with a quarter of the division’s total sales, or 228,032 last year, being Wranglers, the sturdy 4×4 is carrying more than its share of the market.

    The foundation of Jeep is definitely

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