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Old 10-21-2012, 08:45 PM
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Chevyboy, what do you think of the new "copper" color ("Moroccan") interior trim accents?
What!??? I haven't seen that yet! That'll be sick with rugged brown exterior, and peanut butter guts! <<< Excuse me, "caramel interior." Lol.. I'll look out for it. Marlon have you seen that combo yet?

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Old 10-21-2012, 08:49 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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I DO like the new "texture" of the wood accenting for the 2014.
By "texture", do you mean similar to the wood on the 300 luxury edition?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

the tectured wood like in some high end makes...no finish look so you can see the grain
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Is fairly simple and market-driven. Figure a "loss leader" to compete for Escape/fleet/rental sales though with the EPA redesignation the 4x2 in anything else is questionable. Prolly V-6 only. Very hard for customer to buy/order without a few "mandatory extras"

Next figure a $5k premium for the diesel at least $3k for the Hemi, part is for the 8H70 and part for "extra duty" cooling/electrics/etc. "Delivery charge" is also popular for a few Benjamins extra.

So there will be an inexpensive model with limited options and some things only available with others (4x4 required for towing package...). After that the sky's the limit and as now, will easily be able to double the loss leader MSRP.

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

^^^ I respect everyone's post(s) and glean knowledge wherever I can, but please don't take this the wrong way when I say, @padgett, when you post, I rarely know wtf you're talking abt!.. I typically just read it and set my phone back down.. You sir are WAAAAY over my head. (No disrespect.. I'm jus sayin.) lol
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:18 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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^^^ I respect everyone's post(s) and glean knowledge wherever I can, but please don't take this the wrong way when I say, @padgett, when you post, I rarely know wtf you're talking abt!.. I typically just read it and set my phone back down.. You sir are WAAAAY over my head. (No disrespect.. I'm jus sayin.) lol
Wow, I thought it was me. I think he's just saying that the more you spend, the more features you get.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Oh ok! Lol... Like I said, I'm not trying to be an a-hole, although it comes natural for me.. I just find the posts are a lil above me. Idk, maybe some of the stuff I say comes out wrong and has ppl trying to make sense of it, but it's a chore for me to follow him is all I'm saying.. (Again, no disrespect..)
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

No "new saddle" interior? I may be one of the few that really liked that look. I guess if I don't like the new one I will opt out of the overland and just go for another model. I also heard that the rugged brown exterior will be discontinued. Is the billet color the flat battleship gray or is it sparkly?

Sounds like we're coming down to the nitty gritty details of what all the options might be. Can't wait to see what they look like when it all comes together!
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Is the billet color the flat battleship gray or is it sparkly?
So far, I haven't seen it in person but based on pictures, I'd say it's a bit more "flat" than the Mineral - but it's still considered a "metallic" - at least on other Jeep models. I really like it because this "battleship"-color somehow reminds of Jeeps roots..

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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What!??? I haven't seen that yet! That'll be sick with rugged brown exterior, and peanut butter guts! <<< Excuse me, "caramel interior." Lol.. I'll look out for it. Marlon have you seen that combo yet?
Of course I have.

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the tectured wood like in some high end makes...no finish look so you can see the grain
Ding Ding Ding!!! Good job, Scott.

I can't stand shiny wood.
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So far, I haven't seen it in person but based on pictures, I'd say it's a bit more "flat" than the Mineral - but it's still considered a "metallic" - at least on other Jeep models. I really like it because this "battleship"-color somehow reminds of Jeeps roots..

I like that color!
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

either of you catch a pre-prod SRT?
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