The all new Jeep Cherokee has had a rough start, and it hasn’t even hit dealer lots yet. Starting with leaked photos, that were quickly denied by Chrysler as being the new Cherokee, then un-denied with a “hey just kidding, that is the new Cherokee” statement; the 2014 Jeep Cherokee was officially introduced at the New York Auto show in March to mixed reviews. Mike Manley stood on stage as the Trail Hawk version of the new Jeep drove over a mocked rock trail showcasing the Liberty replacement’s off road ability; confirming its “real Jeep” status. Despite Manley’s claim that the Trail Hawk has already conquered “Hell’s Revenge” in Moab; many enthusiast are still doubting its actual capability, and the choice of the name “Cherokee.” With delays keeping Trail Hawk Cherokees out of enthusiast reach while the vehicle’s right to bear its name is being questioned; why on Earth would you leak that a tricked out street rated SRT version was in the works? Continue reading
The Dodge Dart – the much anticipated compact contender from Chrysler, was officially revealed today at the North American International Auto Show. Flaunting fuel efficiency, class leading technology, and modern engineering; the Dart should easily win over Dodge’s disenfranchised Neon fans; and help everyone forget that the Caliber ever happened.
Chrysler released more teaser shots of the 2013 Dodge Dart this morning; clearly trying to increase interest leading up to the January 9, 2012 reveal at the Detroit Auto Show. The interior styling clearly matches the exterior shots we saw last week, including light pipe interior illumination to match the Dart’s sweet Charger-esk rear end. The 2 new images, and additional specs about the tech-focused dart, leave me only to wonder… how will the power train perform?
Chrysler released information on the upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart yesterday; which marks the first new Chrysler vehicle to utilize Fiat equipment.