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Old 02-05-2014, 09:20 PM
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I didn't see any obvious place to post questions/information/rumors about future Jeep models, so I figured I would make one.

I'll start off by asking a few questions about rumors I have heard. Hopefully Milous or someone else with insider information can weigh in.

-2016 Jeep Wrangler
I've heard rumors that the solid axles will be ditched. I really hope they won't be, as I think there should be at least one vehicle in the Jeep lineup that harkens directly back to the old CJs and MBs. Also, the current setup is working really well, so I don't see any reason to change it. As always, any additional details would be appreciated.

-2016/2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
Will it be a 2016 or 2017 model? Milous and Marlon have been killing those of us (MAXGroup, me, and a few others that I can't remember) by saying nothing except that it will be really, really good. Any information at all will be gladly accepted.

-2015 Jeep Jeepster/Laredo
What will it be called, and will it be as awful as it sounds?

-2016/2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Will it be a 2016 or 2017 model? I thought it was slated for a 2017 overhaul, but Milous said something like "think "sooner"", making me think that it might be coming sooner than 2017. Again, any information will be appreciated.

Remember, this thread is not limited to what I have posted above. I was simply getting the thread started. Ask questions of your own, post links, rumors, or anything that has anything to do with future Jeeps, whether it be a feature, a color, or a whole new model.

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Old 02-05-2014, 09:22 PM
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Also, if you have a suggestion for a better thread title, let me know because I don't love "Jeep Rumors".
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I see rumor, I hear Rumer. Enjoy and carry on.



Oh, and I heard there was to be another blue color this summer on the 2014 JGC Limited only
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:17 AM
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From WK2Jeeps.com on the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee:

Order banks open - June 2014
Production startup - July 21, 2014
Sales launch - September 1, 2014
5th and next to last model year for the 4th generation Grand Cherokee
Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit and SRT models continue
Same drivetrain as 2014 models
Minor changes
New: Active Noise Control System (Summit and SRT)
New: Acoustic windshield (Summit)
New: Iluminated Sill Plates (Summit)
(more info coming soon)
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From WK2Jeeps.com for the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee:

New: 360 camera system
New: Foot-activated tailgate

I like the 360 camera system a lot, and I guess the foot-actuated tailgate will be nice too.
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From WK2Jeeps.com on the 2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer:

All-new 7-passenger luxury Jeep
Available 6.4L Hemi engine
New: 360 camera system
New: Foot-activated tailgate

I like what I'm seeing so far.
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Anticipated new/enhanced safety features for 2016 or 2017-up models:
Electronic brake-force distribution Optimizes stopping distances and control under all vehicle loading conditions by regulating braking pressure, front-to-rear.

Electronic parking brake (EPB) with Safe Hold Console-lever electronic parking brake supplants conventional pull-handle/push-pedal system; can be activated while driving (pull up switch and hold); can be released automatically by engaging forward or reverse gears with driver buckled in and door closed; also features Safe Hold, which stops the vehicle using the motor on caliper (MOC) at each rear wheel if driver unlatches seat belt and opens door without placing vehicle in park.

Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus Radar and camera technology combine to determine if frontal impact appears imminent. If so, system pre-fills brakes, then transmits audible and visual warnings for driver to intervene. No response triggers brief brake application as tactile alert; if driver remains unresponsive and frontal collision risk remains, brakes are applied to slow vehicle before impact. System can bring vehicle to full stop if speed is reduced below 20 miles per hour.

LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus Alerts and assists driver with corrective action; leverages electronic power steering (EPS) to deliver subtle steering-wheel input when system detects need for course correction.

ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist Ultrasonic parking sensors on bumper guide driver into parking space. The system automatically controls steering-wheel angle, driver controls, gear position, brake, and accelerator. Parallel parking possible on either side of vehicle; for perpendicular parking, vehicle backs itself into space.

ParkSense front and rear park assist systems with stop and release in reverse, at low speeds, ultrasonic sensors detect stationary objects. If imminent collision is detected, system will provide a momentary, autonomous brake pulse, then release. Below 4.4 mph, system will bring vehicle to a stop before releasing.

-WK2Jeeps.com
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From WK2Jeeps.com on the 2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer:

All-new 7-passenger luxury Jeep
Available 6.4L Hemi engine
New: 360 camera system
New: Foot-activated tailgate

I like what I'm seeing so far.
NOTE: There are *two* versions of the 6.4L for those who don't know!

One is fun and the other...well...isn't as fun.

This is NOT an indication of a Grand Wagoneer SRT.
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yes...theres the lower hp truck 6.4 hemi that will debut in the 2014 Ram truck
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Right. I just had to say something before everyone goes insane and the rumors start running around.
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Here's a question, and btw this is a cool thread idea. Is Quadra Lift continuing into the next generation or is there another suspension in the works?
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LOTS of 6.4 variants...

6.4L with MDS SRT (300/Charger/Challenger/Jeep/ and 1 new upcoming model)
6.4L w/o MDS SRT (Challenger 6-speed)

6.4L new high power variant - coming soon

6.4L with MDS RAM trucks
6.4L w/o MDS RAM trucks

6.4L with MDS 2017 Wagoneer
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