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post #1 of 23 Old 07-05-2012, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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New Jeep Mini

The new Fiat 500x is the sister to the Mini jeep code name B-SUB, will be Trail Rated, have the jeep grill and round head lights,and packed whit premium features. Also a cross over Fiat 500L is coming ,at this time all engines Gas, CNG and Diesel are around 100 HP, and all are smaller than the Compass/Patriot. The jeep will be true jeep said Manly . Fiat said the price for Fait 500L cross over, is said to start around 15,550 Euros or around $14,000 US ?( I don't think so )


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post #2 of 23 Old 07-21-2012, 01:44 PM
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That is too cheap for a brand new vehicle. I value my life so ill stay with the TJ.
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post #3 of 23 Old 07-28-2012, 05:01 PM
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I guarantee it won't be that cheap in the US. And that it won't come with a 100hp engine.
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post #4 of 23 Old 07-31-2012, 09:26 AM
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And that it'll be safer than any TJ.

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I like it... Sure better looking than some of the other Jeep crap-mobiles they have been building.
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Wow...looks completely rediculous. What were they thinking?
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post #7 of 23 Old 01-22-2013, 08:18 AM
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That pic is an old concept one if I recall correctly, and not anything to do with current planning as far as I know. Please correct me if I am mistaken.

Look at all the Rav4s and Kia "soft-roaders" that are being sold. I would be happy for Jeep to have a decent entry in that niche.

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post #8 of 23 Old 01-22-2013, 01:00 PM
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I like it... Sure better looking than some of the other Jeep crap-mobiles they have been building.
That's the Willys II concept from 2001.

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post #9 of 23 Old 01-22-2013, 01:04 PM
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I like it... Sure better looking than some of the other Jeep crap-mobiles they have been building.
looks like an FJc

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/96-xj-build-hybrid-1311863/

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post #10 of 23 Old 01-24-2013, 08:38 PM
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Interesting. Like it more than some of the recent stuff I've seen.
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I think the concept looks better than the '14 Cherokee. That at least looks like a Jeep.
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post #12 of 23 Old 03-05-2013, 08:16 AM
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I too like the approach angles, the rocker guards, and although it is kind of vulnerable in the sides to dings and scratches,
what is a Jeep without trail pinstripping?
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post #13 of 23 Old 03-05-2013, 08:33 AM
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That WillysII concept isn't ever going to be produced, but I could see a ruggedized Fiat500 type thing as a pretty cool vehicle - kinda like those 2 door first generation Rav4's - those weren't very handsome and they didn't have low range but they'd still take a couple of people down just about any dirt road to hiking trails or other adventures. As long as they keep it small and don't ruin the feature of smallness.
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post #14 of 23 Old 03-13-2013, 06:37 PM
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As a TJ owner I'd like to see two things come from Jeep, the First is a large JKU sized pickup, and the second is this mini wrangler.

I sit in my TJ and think that I could shave off at least 5 inches in width, and I'm 5'11 245 so not the smallest guy around. I also run it without back seats and have found that I'd have no problem with a permanent two seater. So I'd have no problem decreasing the back end by 2 feet. Now the front is interesting as I'd like to have a small diesel, and I'd really like to shave a foot or so off the front however that'd be decided based on engine layout.

So here is where we are at:

Overall length = 119"
Overall width = 61"

Now from a height standpoint, IDC however I do want the same ground clearance that we get in the TJ. I also want solid Axles still and stock dana44's or equivalent. I couldn't see a need for more than 120 HP, but would like say 250 ft lbs of torque. Thats what I want from mini jeep. Hell take a samurai and slap some circle headlights on it and I'd be happy.

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ha! now I'm not saying I don't love our cherokee or that I haven't seen a few good looking cherokees, but either you are giving your xj too much credit or you've done 4x4'd yourself retarded, girls don't drop em for cherokees, now wranglers on the other hand...:rofl:
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I am so excited for this

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