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Old 01-18-2011, 07:47 PM
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Question Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

To quote the Jeep website, the Liberty Jet is "dressed for the street," while "chrome accents and blacked-out headlamps attract the adventurous eye." Putting the absurdity of this statement aside, the bigger problem here is that those with an "adventurous eye" won't be able to go on any actual adventures, thanks to the giant dubs that's 20-inch polished wheels, in this application and the preciousness of the chrome lower fascia and door strips. Which would still be permissible if going on adventures weren't the sole reason you buy a Jeep.
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Old 01-18-2011, 07:55 PM
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

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To quote the Jeep website, the Liberty Jet is "dressed for the street," while "chrome accents and blacked-out headlamps attract the adventurous eye." Putting the absurdity of this statement aside, the bigger problem here is that those with an "adventurous eye" won't be able to go on any actual adventures, thanks to the giant dubs that's 20-inch polished wheels, in this application and the preciousness of the chrome lower fascia and door strips. Which would still be permissible if going on adventures weren't the sole reason you buy a Jeep.
Are you saying that if you have 20" wheels, you cannot go adventuring with your Jeep?

I know of SEVERAL members who would highly disagree with your statement.
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

i think it looks sexy for a libby
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

Hmmm...... I'll take the wheels, that's all lol.

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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

looks alright
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

Looks nice toi me. Not all Jeep are meant to take offroad. We cater to both here....street and offroad
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

True, Scott, but at what point does this kind of thing dilute the identity of the brand?
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

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True, Scott, but at what point does this kind of thing dilute the identity of the brand?
If the "brand" is to continue to survive it needs to keep up with the times and trends.

Catering for the hard-core off road group is done by the Wrangler, one of the very few vehicles to continue with live axles both ends.
If all the vehicles in the Jeep lineup had the same heavy lean toward off road ability, they simply wouldn't sell as many, and would have a decreasing share of the marketplace.
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

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If the "brand" is to continue to survive it needs to keep up with the times and trends.

Catering for the hard-core off road group is done by the Wrangler, one of the very few vehicles to continue with live axles both ends.
If all the vehicles in the Jeep lineup had the same heavy lean toward off road ability, they simply wouldn't sell as many, and would have a decreasing share of the marketplace.
Good answer and I completely agree
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

Hope you're right.
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

I was actually quite suprised when the current Wrangler didn't introce IFS to be honest.
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Re: Liberty Jet - Looking For The Younger Crowd?

The Jet looks terrible. But when again, the Liberty never did look good with chrome. The sport and renegade trims are the only "tasteful" liberties IMO
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