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Unread 12-18-2013, 04:30 PM   #1
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2015 Jeep Jeepster

Oh.. my..

http://www.fourwheeler.com/news/1312...orm-good-move/

Man am I glad I got the Patriot when I did. This thing is atrocious and what a horrible shot at the Jeepster name.

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Unread 12-19-2013, 09:07 AM   #2
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That is worse than the Cherokee! It looks like a mutated VW Beetle
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Unread 12-19-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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ssooo thats what they are replacing the compass/Pats with.....
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Unread 12-19-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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It reminds me of one of those London taxicabs!
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Unread 12-20-2013, 08:12 AM   #5
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ssooo thats what they are replacing the compass/Pats with.....
no, they are going to replace the compass/pat with a compass/pat... they are going to kill one name but keep the line. This new car is going to be much smaller than the patriot, which is smaller (just) than the cherokee, which is smaller than the Grand cherokee.

Talked to a contact at jeep who says he's seen the final design and said it looks NOTHING like the fiat, and that the 7 slot grill is simply to test to make sure the cooling system works. and that the looks will be more classic jeep.
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Unread 12-20-2013, 09:00 AM   #6
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I'm not sure how they could go much smaller than the Patriot without being the size of a smart car?
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Unread 12-27-2013, 06:46 AM   #7
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This is tempting me to hold back on a Pat/cherokee purchase for the missus.
I am sure it will look great, thats just a Fiat 500L mule for the drivetrain testing.
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Unread 12-27-2013, 12:47 PM   #8
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I'll bet it'll be a smaller version of the Grand Cherokee / Cherokee styling. They seem to be heading that direction style wise.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 06:13 PM   #9
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I am hoping for an old style Willys looking Jeep to make a comeback with this......hey it worked for Mini!
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Unread 12-28-2013, 06:47 PM   #10
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I am sure it will be a bit squarer, that way they can get decent interior space.
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Unread 01-24-2014, 08:22 PM   #11
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More photos of the jeepster... it looks better than before... more like a pat from the looks of it.... but who can tell with all that padding lol
http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/23/j...ype-spy-shots/
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Unread 01-25-2014, 04:46 PM   #12
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I give very little chance to that "boxy theory" to live. JEEP is now under FIAT's control, and FIAT desperately needs to broaden market adoption. Square design can pass only in USA, but, JEEP is brand with international representation, and buyers in Europe and Asia are not keen on that old-fashioned design.
Wrangler will probably stay designed in that "default" boxy way, but I expect all other models to follow New Grand Cherokee/New Cherokee/New Compass line.
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