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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-13-2013, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

@all: I just ordered my 2014 Overland (True Blue - Indigo Blue/Jeep Brown) I will get it probably in August/September. :D

I just want to thank everyone in this forum for all the useful...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-08-2013, 05:32 AM
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Views: 2,001
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Summit press images - Europe

I understand from my dealer in Germany that the German dealers will get some 2014 models adhead of the official launch at the end of June. However, a substantial number of cars will only arrive in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I haven't posted for a while but now as pricing has been announced for Germany I thought I would share this information here. Probably most interesting for people from Europe, in particular Germany,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-22-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,445
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Export Model

Just some information I gathered for Europe.

The differences between the US Overland and the Euro Overland seem to be (at least):
- no chrome mirrors
- no chrome tow hooks
- front park assist...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 WK2 on the Autosalon Geneve

Beautiful pics and thanks for the confirmation. I am planing to order a true blue overland as soon as possible in Germany but I was a bit confused as the blue looked much lighter on the other pics...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 WK2 on the Autosalon Geneve

Yes, really cool. This can't be True Blue, can it?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-25-2013, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: Videos of the 2014 Grand Cherokee in action!

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel First Drive Off-Road Review (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltH7vhFbZwA)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2013, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Do you happen to know some of the differences? In particular which features will we get in Germany and which not?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-24-2013, 10:50 AM
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Views: 441
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 GC for Europe

In the MY 2014 thread a pdf was posted that looked like an internal FIAT document for Switzerland. It stated that prices would increase by 2.5% but the gap between the Overland and Summit would...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-22-2013, 03:40 PM
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Views: 441
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 GC for Europe

We will get it in June+ ordering begins afters Europe premier in Geneva.

I will get an overland with the indigo interior :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Absolutely! I'm really interested in the differences to the US model.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

In March you should have theses infos the latest, the European premier is on the Geneva auto show.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 04:50 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

@ guennik

I agree with some points but I do not agree with your conclusion. I think it is not a realistic comparison to compare a used car with a new car. And by the way X5 will be an old model...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-18-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Beautiful car! Thanks for posting the video!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-17-2013, 07:33 AM
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Views: 1,164
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Jeep SRT Owners Manual & User Guide

It seems like the secon file doesn't work!?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

In the ordering thread you find a pdf that shows all standard features.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I don't expect any surprises as SnoFire is right, the differences will hopefully be limite dto the painted parts. But it would be nice to see it.

By the way have we seen pictures auf the selec...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I don't think there are any unfortunately :mad:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Just FYI for the Jeep people in the US. You are getting good press here in Germany!

You amy say that's just fair but that is unfortunately not how the German press usually treats brands that are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information

Milous,

Thanks for your prompt reply! As always I really appreciate this!!! :thumbsup:

I'm keen on getting an order in for an Overland CRD in Germany. Interior will defenitly be Indigo,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information

Milous,

Any chance that we can get some advance information in regard to export models in this thread?

Any idea whether the lane departure warning will becmoe a late availability or has it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2013, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Any idea why?

And the lane depature warning seems to be gone now as well :mad:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2013, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2013, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Thanks Milous! I really appreciate this update!



I hope that doesn't mean that it will fall away everywhere as I don't see a reason why Jeep would not offer this in Canada but in the US.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2013, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Milous, I noted in the ording thread that you are not mentioning the lane depature warning anymore :(

I kind of was expecting this. No one really mentioned it yesterday and it was only mentioned...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2013, 03:53 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information

I note that you are not mentioning the lane depature warning anymore :(

I kind of was expecting this. No one really mentioned it yesterday and it was only mentioned in the package description....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Any Overland around? Interior and especially exterior pics (back) would be nice!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I'm driving a DPF car since 5 years and never noticed the regeneration, that's is actually not an issue.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

leveling = up and down
adaptive = left and right (i.e. adapts to corners)

You can also read this in the press release when they describe adaptive but it has been said many pages back.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Couldn't agree more and you even get the indigo interior that you can't get on the summit and I really think that is hitting it off. :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

That color looks amazing too!

EDIT: Actually not so much on the other pics.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 06:00 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Fully agree, that's probably the perfect version :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

They are not mentioning that it shuts down below certain speeds, could it be that they just didn't mention the stop and go feature?

One other thing I noted is that the lane assist is only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I huge thank you to Milous and the others who provided so much great information in this thread and finally on WK2Jeeps! :thumbsup:

Now I'm just missing exterior pics of the Overland! ;)

Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,416,026
Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

It is like Christmas, tomorrow when I get up at 6 am CET .....

Thanks Milous an Scott!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2013, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Thanks Milious, I appreciate your quick response. :thumbsup: My question was of course based on the assumption that the Overland here in Europe gets the front assist and the head lamp washers as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2013, 03:29 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Milous,

Is it correct to say that the only real differences between the overland and the summit are the sound system and the adaptive headlights (save for design differences like the bumpers and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2013, 03:07 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Great :thumbsup:

And finally my time zone pays off :D

Instead of catching up in the morning on my blackberry on my way to work, that's exactly when I get up! :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2013, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

No, they have additional heaters so there is no real difference.

I think it is fair to say that diesel engines are more complex than normal pertrol engines (turbo, cooling, injections, etc). ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Alphakong
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

That's true but given what Marchionne said about VW and the conflict in the European association of manufacturers I don't think that he would do anything which only slightly favors VW.

Sergio...
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