By on September 3, 2020

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It’s not the production model, but it’s the closest we’ve gotten so far to Jeep’s returning full-size SUV. Sport-utility family, to be clear, as Jeep plans to offer its body-on-frame rig in a variety of flavors.

Entry-level Wagoneer will give way to the high-zoot Grand Wagoneer — a vehicle Fiat Chrysler claims will redefine “American premium” by offering a plug-in hybrid variant and a host of “ultra-premium leading-edge features and technology.”

Alas, the real thing remains distant. Scheduled to go into production in the second quarter of 2021 at Warren Truck Assembly, the actual Grand Wagoneer is heralded by a “vision of what [the] production vehicle could be.”

Feast your eyes.

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Certainly, the production Grand Wagoneer will be packaged similarly to the concept; both are meant to be hulking, three-row SUVs with obvious Jeep heritage splayed across the front end. It remains to be seen whether the unexpectedly slim seven-slot grille keeps its LED accents. The shiny latticework might remain. Inside, the fully digital cockpit, if FCA can pull it off, would serve as a fitting rebuke to Cadillac’s new-for-2021 Escalade and its IMAX-worthy curved dash screen.

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Will front-seat passengers really be able to fiddle with their own screen? Time will tell. Between the four screens (driver information display, over-and-under center stack touchscreens, and passenger-side dash), there’s nearly 45 inches of LCD up front. It certainly looks like backseat passengers won’t want for audiovisual distraction, either, what with the twin 10.1-inch touchscreens in the second row. A new Uconnect 5 infotainment system ropes together all of these screens.

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Between those cushy front chairs, a jewel-like rotary shift knob looks like it’s been ripped out of a Victorian futurist’s time machine.

As for the full-length glass roof, surely Jeep plans for significant glass acreage up top come production time, but the overlay of a map of Detroit onto the concept’s glass is a gimmicky touch that surely won’t see a showroom. With the concept’s pillars rising like stone columns in a Roman ruin, free of a ceiling to hold up, one wonders if a conventional roof — even with panoramic sunroof — would help the side-on visuals.

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Elsewhere, Obsidian black grille accents, as well as an aluminum front skid plate in the same shade, could easily appear on the actual Grand Wagoneer. Those monstrous 24-inch wheels likely will not. The cabin, furnished in rich leather with raw aluminum and onyx glass trim and highlighted by ambient lighting, seems to be chasing the Lincoln Navigator Black Label. It’s a level of refinement one wouldn’t normally associate with the Jeep brand.

There’s even teak to be found outside the cabin, surrounding the LED headlamps and making up part of the roof rails. You don’t want for a yacht with this concept.

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“We strived to create an elegant design with a timeless silhouette, featuring countless beautifully crafted details that come together to give it an undeniable presence,” said FCA design boss Ralph Gilles in a statement.

Viewed from the rear, the Grand Wagoneer Concept’s LED taillamps (a strong horizontal line that doesn’t quite touch in the middle, underscored by four lenses on each side, looks understated and modern, but the very upright rear glass and D-pillars seems somewhat out of place. Yes, the original Wagoneer family sported utilitarian styling and upright greenhouses, but the added length here, when coupled with the tall rear and blacked-out roof, seems off. Maybe it’s just this writer’s eyes. After all, GM’s full-size trio aren’t exactly coupe material.

Still… it’s possible to be too minimalist when dealing with this amount of real estate.

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Sadly, Jeep wasn’t in the mood to share powertrain details, though it did state that the production vehicle will be able to drive electrically for certain intervals, as all Jeep models will within a few years. As stated before, the pinnacle of Jeep will come in many grades.

“When the production version of the Grand Wagoneer arrives next year, it will boast leading capability courtesy of three available 4×4 systems and the renowned Quadra-Lift air suspension, premium driving dynamics with an independent front and rear suspension, unmatched towing capability, powerful performance, advanced technology, safety and connectivity, a new level of comfort and overall passenger volume – all wrapped in a stunning, elegant new design.”

That’s FCA’s take on it. Now, what’s yours?

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91 Comments on “Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept: Big Things Ahead...”


  • avatar

    PUT WOOD TRIM OUTSIDE! Very in favor of those touches.

    The center stack looks a little finicky with the little button divots and they should come up with something sleeker there.

    the a, b, and c pillars are way too thick and visible, and the window trim is too chunky. At this price class they need to make it look a little more expensive there.

  • avatar
    ajla

    4/10.

    • 0 avatar

      At $130,000 or whatever, I’m not impressed either.

      Why not Range Rover?

      • 0 avatar
        ajla

        This looks like it can maybe compete with the Navigator which is $72K-$100K. $130K is going to be a tough sell unless the powertrain is something revolutionary.
        I still think Jeep might be overconfident with the upscale appeal of their brand. Selling a $55K Rubicon or a $80K JGC SRT is a different game then selling a 6-figure luxury vehicle.

        • 0 avatar
          highdesertcat

          The price is outside the range of many people so at those prices this vehicle is meant and marketed for exclusivity.

          I also believe that Fiatsler will sell every single one they make, to the moneyed.

          Fiatsler’s most recent new vehicle, the Gladiator, is very much in demand, but the people pining to own one, can’t afford them.

          Dealer floor traffic is brisk, but when it comes to paying for it, few people qualify for these lofty amounts, even with 84-month financing.

          Once the current administration leaves office, whenever that will be, there is a lot of uncertainty ahead.

          And 84-month financing puts the buyers smack dab in the middle of those uncertain times.

          • 0 avatar
            ajla

            “I also believe that Fiatsler will sell every single one they make, to the moneyed.”

            And how many do you think that will be compared to the Navigator and Escalade?

          • 0 avatar
            highdesertcat

            ajla, Fewer than Navigator, Escalade, and to a totally different niche buyer; that being moneyed Jeep fans who did not have a luxury land yacht available to them like fans of Ford or GM.

            I don’t believe that sales of Navigator and Escalade fans will switch to Grand Wagoneer.

            If 2011-Present sales of the Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK2) are any indication, we’ll see a totally different clientele being attracted to the Grand Wagoneer.

      • 0 avatar
        DenverMike

        Some people don’t want a Range Rover, Land Rover, Whatever Rover.

        So it may be a niche within a niche not currently serviced.

        • 0 avatar

          Not serviced by Navigator or Escalade or Mercedes or Porsche?

          Ehhhh.

          • 0 avatar
            ajla

            There will be some “stealth wealth” appeal to the GW (like on the Yukon Denali or the original GW). The ’21 Yukon goes from $51K for a white 2WD SWB to $90K for a pearly Denali XL 4WD with every package checked. So $60K-$100K for the Jeep is aspirational but not insane. I still think this will sell the lowest volume of the established players though.

          • 0 avatar
            highdesertcat

            “stealth wealth” LOL!

            You’ve been reading some of those same Money Boards I write for.

          • 0 avatar
            DenverMike

            I guess, but those are aimed at snooty soccer moms, real estate agents, etc, that happen to offer AWD for the snow belt, ski resort and whatnot, as opposed to off-road trekking machines, safari, Paris to Dakar, but with ultra luxury.

            Porsche just means one thing to me, and maybe I’m alone here, but it appears Jeep just struck gold.

          • 0 avatar
            ajla

            “as opposed to off-road trekking machines, safari, Paris to Dakar, but with ultra luxury.”

            We’ll see what the final specs look like but I do not expect the production GW will achieve that level of capability. None of the glamour shots from FCA even show it off road. Then look at those tires on the concept. I’m not feeling a “rally raid in a tuxedo” message.

            At best I think you’re getting an option package that gets it to Ram Rebel levels.

          • 0 avatar
            DenverMike

            The Range Rover also comes with wheels and tires might think twice about taking off road. Or even off a curb.

            They all know who’s buying them and how they be used and not used. Image is everything. Even those hardcore Wrangler Rubicons. When they’re new, you might see one on a trial a Corolla could handle, but it’s mostly urban street duty until the 2nd owner or its long been paid for.

          • 0 avatar
            ajla

            “They all know who’s buying them and how they be used and not used. Image is everything.”

            Which contradicts your earlier comment about other SUVS are “aimed at snooty soccer moms, real estate agents, etc, that happen to offer AWD for the snow belt, ski resort and whatnot” while the GW will be the real off-road safari wagon.

            I don’t expect that the buyer demographic for this Jeep will be different than for other luxury-priced SUVs. And, while it will likely beat an Expedition or QX80 on a trail, it won’t match something like a Land Cruiser or G-class either.

            That doesn’t mean it is going to sell *zero* but I do think it will be perpetually behind the volume of the GM and Ford offerings.

          • 0 avatar
            DenverMike

            Sorry, I meant real off-road in “image”.

            While the Wagoneer won’t differ much from the Escalade/Navi fundamentally, the trick is in the marketing. Plus obviously lots of dedicated off-road hardware/software, etc. And it’s a Jeep for Pete’s sake.

    • 0 avatar

      Notice the wording on Wagoneer vs Grand Wagoneer. I have a feeling it will run the gamut from high 60’s to 120s, with the 130 number for something with a hellcat.

    • 0 avatar
      thegamper

      I would have to agree that is surprisingly…not very attractive. But when I think about it, neither are any of the big GM SUV’s and the looker title would go to the Navigator easily. I feel like the overall length is not going to approach Suburban, Yukon/Slade XL territory.

      Dont get me wrong, its not hideous either. The prices being thrown around seem like pie in the sky to me. No thanks. Though I admit $100k for any car is a bit much for me at the moment so I am obviously not the target audience.

      What a great business to be in when you can sell a vehicle with a MSRP that is twice (or more) than what the vehicle costs to manufacture so long as it has massive proportions and ground crushing curb weight.

  • avatar
    highdesertcat

    Well, I hope the Grand Wagoneer will offer the biggest V8 possible as well, bigger than the 5.7L, so maybe a 6.2L, or 6.4L, with or without turbo or supercharging.

    The famous and widely used PentaStar V6 should not even be in this line up; just the EV-option, the 5.7L and a more stout 6.2L or 6.4L V8.

    • 0 avatar

      Agree, no V6 here.

    • 0 avatar
      SSJeep

      Agreed, there should be no Pentastar in either variant of the Wagoneer. That would be an embarrasment. The Pneta v6 has its place, just not here. I could see:
      5.7 Hemi
      6.4 HD Hemi
      6.2 Cummins Turbodiesel
      Hellcat

      If they did the Cummins, Id be all over it. I have a feeling they would try the 3.0 EcoDiesel though – which isnt bad, but probably doesnt have enough ooomph to get this thing moving quickly.

  • avatar
    N8iveVA

    I could do without the “string of pearls” vertical LED lights on the grill (maybe that won’t make it to production), The taillights look a little too Land Rover meets Lincoln-ish to my eyes, the B and C pillars need to at least appear thinner, maybe black them out. Also the headlights look too Ram 1500ish. But overall I like it a lot.

    • 0 avatar
      N8iveVA

      In the world of ridiculous oversized grills, I really like the slim grill on this.

    • 0 avatar
      EBFlex

      Funny you mention the taillights. I thought they looked like the fancy version of the Expedition too but then I remembered Ford just ripped off the Durango tail lights. What goes around comes around I guess.

    • 0 avatar
      ToolGuy

      Re: “string of pearls”…
      Eight years down the road when some of the individual LED elements fail, each grille will have a unique ‘fingerprint’ – it’s a feature. :-)

    • 0 avatar
      ttacgreg

      As long as DRL are a thing, the trend away from high beams aimed directly into oncoming driver’s eyes to LEDs is very welcome. They also give the fashion designers, er, stylists an extra element to add a marketing signature. That said, it is getting almost humorous at how carried away the LED pattern designs are getting.

  • avatar
    Jon

    Its a good start. Now put it on a 3/4 ton chassis, use the 650lbft fleet version of the 6.7 Cummins, and remove all the “ultra-premium leading-edge features and technology” to make it a true utility vehicle for the large families like mine who always seem to defeat birth control.

    • 0 avatar
      ajla

      You’ll have a better chance of commuting on a flying dragon versus Jeep ever offering a “utility” Wagoneer.

    • 0 avatar
      whynot

      FCA/Stellantis will gladly direct you to a Ram Promaster 2500 or 3500 passenger van.

    • 0 avatar
      jmo2

      Even if they did you still wouldn’t buy it. So why should they bother?

      • 0 avatar
        Jon

        I and several other families i know most certainly would! We all have the same requirements: 1) comfortably seat 6-7. 2) Last 200,000 miles without significant repairs. 3) reliably tow 8-10klb @ 70mph up a 7% grade in 110 degree heat without overheating.

        There currently is no vehicle that will do ALL of the above.

        • 0 avatar
          jmo2

          Price no object? Interesting.

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            Ok, Ok… I assumed that removing the ““ultra-premium leading-edge features and technology” clearly implies a nearly base model with a reasonable price. But if you need it spelled out: 4) MRSP of $52,000 or less.

          • 0 avatar
            jmo

            “4) MRSP of $52,000 or less.”

            So again you had no serious intention of buying one.

            Oh they are selling a brown, rwd, manual diesel wagon? I’m in! Oh… it’s not $14,000? I’m out. Oh it is $14k? But it’s a Fiat/Chrysler so it won’t go 200k miles. So again I’m out.

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            If they remove all the “ultra-premium leading-edge features and technology”, 52k is within the realm of possibility for a base model family tow rig. But like you said, there arent many buyers. And… at $52k they would rather add a bunch of useless (to me) tech and try to force me into a $75k+ loan. Result; the current version of the Grand Wagoneer and one less customer.

            Id choose the automatic given the current reliability of the 68RE and ease of use (for my wife). Who the hell wants brown! Id choose blue as long as its not reserved for a $8k package.
            $14k wagon!?? What kind of KIA garbage are you shopping?

        • 0 avatar
          ajla

          6.0L Express 2500/3500?

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            I considered those, despite the “family that needs a passenger van” label. My wife refused and informed me that I would be taking the children to ALL the places.

            In order to meet the towing requirements i would need to add a supercharger and related cooling system upgrades. After all mods, I’m $56k into a 12 second passenger van. No thank you to that combo! All this would also nullify the much more important reliability requirement.

            So as long as the kids are small, Ill keep the current Tahoe and resist the urge to upgrade to a larger travel trailer. Kids 2&3 can continue to sleep on cots.

        • 0 avatar
          jack4x

          “I and several other families i know most certainly would! We all have the same requirements: 1) comfortably seat 6-7. 2) Last 200,000 miles without significant repairs. 3) reliably tow 8-10klb @ 70mph up a 7% grade in 110 degree heat without overheating.

          There currently is no vehicle that will do ALL of the above.”

          All three of the HD trucks offer front bench seating and 6 seatbelts. 7 is trickier and believe me, I wish that same vehicle existed because I honest to god would buy one, price no object. Express and the other vans are out for me because 4×4 is a must have.

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            Jack,

            My current 2500HD has the bench up front. With myself, my wife, three car seats, all the (wifes) required stuff/snacks and a big lab, the cab is rather crowded. Thats why we just use the Tahoe and keep the trailer under 6000lb loaded. Not ideal but I make do with what i have. Id trade the Tahoe in pretty quickly for the vehicle described above.

        • 0 avatar
          Scoutdude

          Well both GM and Ford used to offer 3/4 ton SUVs in and both have discontinued them.

          OK GM has offered the Suburban 3500HD as a special order unit not usually sold new directly to the general public. Don’t know if they’ll offer one for the 2021 model now that they have gone IRS.

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            Scout,

            “GM has offered the Suburban 3500HD as a special order unit”

            Interesting. Can you elaborate? Is this the government only model?

          • 0 avatar
            Scoutdude

            Jon, Yeah it is for gov’t fleets or for sale to armored vehicle upfitters.

            Here is one armoring company that has the 2018 brochure available. Looks like they only give it a 3000lb tow rating in base form which doesn’t make any sense at all to me and it certainly isn’t up to your use.

            https://www.alpineco.com/vehicles-we-armor/139-SUV-Chevrolet-Suburban-3500HD-LT-

        • 0 avatar
          HotPotato

          You need one of those shorty school buses on a full size medium duty truck chassis. Get it for $4000 at an auction. Reconfigure the seating to your liking. Throw a hitch on there.

          Kind of not kidding here. Has your 6.7 Cummins. Will tow anything. Has space for so many kids, even the Pope would tell you to give it a rest.

          • 0 avatar
            Jon

            Spud,

            Id love one of those! I looked at the Kodiak 5500 bus and even school bus platforms. Unfortunately my prettier half is too… ummm… high maintenance for the level of comfort/luxury that i am capable of creating and installing in a bus. I probably dont have the time for a bus renovation anyways.

          • 0 avatar
            Old_WRX

            My parents had one of those short school buses fixed up as a camper (nothing fancy — this was in the 70’s before all these luxo RVs). That thing was so loud you had to shout to be heard. The top speed was about 60. They drove the damn thing all the way from Delaware to Vancouver and back. I don’t know how they could stand it.

            Before that in the 60’s we had an old 1939 Greyhound bus complete w/ a 6-71 Detroit Diesel in the back. It was Bill Hailey and His Comets former tour bus. One time someone clocked its 0 to 60 time: right about two and half minutes. We traveled from Delaware to Canada several times and one time to LA. We got to see a lot of GM truck garages along the way:-) My mother used to tell my father and me to stop listening for mechanical problems all the time!

          • 0 avatar
            Super555

            Brilliant!

  • avatar
    Lie2me

    As this sits it looks a bit generic, too much GM meets Lincoln. It needs more Jeep styling cues

  • avatar
    redapple

    Good. Some basics -they got right,
    Rear- Amber turn signals Very important,
    – tuck the wiper up top under the spoiler- real basic.

  • avatar
    EBFlex

    This is fantastically good. The bar has been raised considerably. This is going to do for the large premium SUV segment what the 2019 Ram did for the 1/2 ton segment. Completely leapfrog everyone by a large margin.

    Hopefully this concept stays true to form when the production version is revealed. This will print money for Jeep

  • avatar
    Oberkanone

    B+
    Interior is excellent. From worst to first for interiors of the “Big 3” domestic manufacturers.
    Exterior I predict will be well regarded 20 years from now. It’s going to take a while for people to love it, like an ugly baby….
    Jeep DNA is certainly present. Welcome to the family.

  • avatar
    NN

    This is a reason for me to hold onto my FCA stock. I think it looks magnificent and will print high-margin money.

  • avatar
    Jerome10

    I like it except something is “wrong” with the back view.

    I don’t know what it is. Glass is too large in proportion to the sheetmetal? Sloped-up lower rear bumper? The Kink in the D pillar? It reminds me of those older Toyota Land Cruisers and Lexus LX’s. Something was off on their back sides too.

    Otherwise, it seems fantastic. Understated and classy, looks expensive, interior looks amazing.

    • 0 avatar
      Lie2me

      You’re right, as much as I like big glassy greenhouses the symmetry and proportion is just a bit off

    • 0 avatar
      N8iveVA

      For me it’s the B and C pillars that are too thick and that up-kick on the lower rear windows. But I like big windows and the things I dislike aren’t enough to keep me from buying one if I were ever in the market. Which I won’t be.

  • avatar
    Tstag

    I like the interior, but the new Range Rover is coming out shortly and it will offroad. This won’t not with those departure angles.

  • avatar
    Dave M.

    Take some of the gingerbread lighting off the front. I like the slim grille. 3/4 rear shot not so pretty…looks too thick in areas.

    Fantastic interior.

  • avatar
    Dan

    Big meh. I get that they couldn’t make it look too much like a Jeep because poor people drive those but this is so generic it may as well be Chinese.

    • 0 avatar
      Lie2me

      Yes, the coveted original Grand Wagoneer had a classy ruggedness about it that said, “rich rancher who likes to go out to nice restaurants” this is just missing that thing that says, “I’m nice, but not afraid to go off-road”

  • avatar
    ToolGuy

    Technical Service Bulletin, December 2021:

    Running “Metro Exodus” at its highest settings on the passenger video screen may result in reduced performance of the LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning system.

  • avatar
    ToolGuy

    Re: Advertising Messaging. Note that every picture which shows you a glimpse of the outside world includes ‘buildings’ or some architectural element.

  • avatar
    SCE to AUX

    I like the exterior a lot, but the tail looks too much like Ford/Lincoln.

    The interior is great, but I don’t like the console screen so down low. It will get filthy or damaged in no time.

  • avatar
    R Henry

    Credit where credit is due: FCA (Stellantis is nothing but a logo at this point) has produced products which appeal to American buyers. 1) Two LX platform cars (Challenger/Charger) still sell well, are profitable, and have many loyal fans (300 not so much). 2) Wranglers remain immensely popular, profitable, and will remain so regardless of Bronco 3) Grand Wagoneer is right from many angles, and will likely result in massive profits.

    How interesting to note how FCA and Hyundai/Kia (Telluride/Palisade) are the two manufacturers who are making so many right moves now. This most certainly has NOT always been the case! It is tragic to see the likes of former industry titans as GM,Ford, and Nissan miss so many opportunities.

    As for FCA, there is no doubt that some of the “due credit” should be drafted in the name of one Sergio Marchionne. Like many tranformational leaders, he leaves a trail of both disasters and triumphs, but never forget that when he took the reigns of FCA, it was terminally ill. It has however, lived to fight another day. This is a good thing!

    • 0 avatar
      R Henry

      –Oh, I almost forgot. RE: FCA RAM Trucks are killin’ it right now too!

      • 0 avatar
        highdesertcat

        It was a pretty smooth move on the part of Fiatsler to bring to market TWO versions of RAM halfton pickup trucks.

        And some converts have mentioned that the RAM interiors, especially the new, improved, better than ever, new for 2019, Laramie, are better than similar trim levels from ALL other pickup truck makers.

        Buyers still like eye candy.

      • 0 avatar
        DenverMike

        R Henry, Did you notice everything you mentioned is a gas guzzler in one form or another? Except isn’t that where the profits are?

        Expect to see more innovation of the sort and less missed opportunities as the CAFE/CARB becorne lesser relevant bureaucracies. Automakers just cut them a fat check and they scamper off.

        • 0 avatar
          R Henry

          Environmentalism, as an idea, has great currency in USA.

          In practice, much less so. For proof, observe the lifestyles of the rich/famous Hollywood and Washington “environmentalists” who travel by private jet, chauffered limo, and own multiple residences! Or, just look in the parking lot at Whole Foods–all those Green/Organic types love their Range Rovers and other V8 cruisers!

          –Kudos to Ed Begley, Jr. Of all the Green Hollywood evangelists, he is the only one I know who walks the walk, or more accurately, rides his bicycle….

          • 0 avatar
            highdesertcat

            R Henry, more importantly, look at the lifestyles of the great unwashed masses, and what they choose to drive, to find just how unimportant environmentalism is in the US of A.

            Several months back I visited my home town of Huntington Beach, CA, and was shocked and dismayed at how the neighborhood of my youth had turned into a Mexican Barrio, like the ones in Tijuana.

            And let me tell you about the smoke-belching rolling wrecks the residents there drive.

            On second thought, maybe not.

            You can guess.

            And you’d be right.

          • 0 avatar
            barksdale

            Reading these comments sometimes makes me think of the Amish: “we have decided to stop tech innovation arbitrarily at the internal combustion engine!”

            If you make a faster, good-looking EV people will pay big bucks. Just because large-scale conversion to EV, etc. hasn’t happened overnight doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing.

  • avatar

    I find it ironic that the French will soon own an American military icon like Jeep.

  • avatar
    Tstag

    The thing is people often bemoan Range Rover for reliability but they’ve always made the most complex cars going. Now Jeeps gone down the complex route too and they were already pretty bad!

    • 0 avatar
      DenverMike

      It’s not really the same thing. Guess which one’s value will drop like a rock when the warranty ends, first to the BHPH lot and otherwise break your heart if you’re on a tight budget?

  • avatar
    HotPotato

    Looks like a GM BOF SUV with convincing Lincoln and unconvincing Range Rover elements

    Son, I am disappoint.

  • avatar
    HotPotato

    Looks like a GM BOF SUV with convincing Lincoln and unconvincing Range Rover elements.

    Son, I am disappoint.

  • avatar
    Lightspeed

    There was a time when there were lots of cheap and affordable mid-range cars to choose from. Now there are more $50,000 plus vehicles on the market than anything, the rich really do get richer.

  • avatar
    MLS

    You really, really need to put “high-zoot” to rest.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=%22steph+willems%22+%22high+zoot%22

  • avatar

    Why not call it Imperial and compete with Lincoln, Cadillac and likes of Mercedes and Land Rover. Jeep is not considered luxury marque.

    • 0 avatar
      jimmeh72

      I completely agree that they need to being back the Imperial. I think there is a real appetite at FCA currently to produce the best they can, and not butcher the Imperial name with a rebadged Chrysler 300, similar to the last Imperial.

  • avatar
    jimmeh72

    Excellent effort, truly upscale feeling. Some nice details also, like the inlaid wood within wood trim, and also the bode to the past with the wood in roof rails. The interior is gorgeous, easily tops the Cadillac Escalade in my opinion. The only thing I don’t like is the row of small buttons above the gear selector, they look like they were just stuck there.

  • avatar
    bpscarguy

    Looks good. As a first peek I like what I see.

    I am sure it will do well. Why not give it a Chrysler version and print more money? Would also help rebuild a sad Chrysler lineup. They could even revive the Aspen name.

  • avatar
    Super555

    REally? I knew we would be in for a disappointment. Looks just like a Grand Commander from China to me.

    The interior looks amazing though.

  • avatar
    17andCounting

    Expensive, luxurious, tall, not ugly, cleverly disguised minivan.
    Predict it will sell well. FCA needs it to.

  • avatar
    17andCounting

    Expensive, luxurious, tall, not ugly, cleverly disguised minivan.
    Predict it will sell well. FCA needs it to.

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