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Electric Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept revealed, but plug-in hybrid falls short

A fully-electric Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept has been unveiled in the US, as official figures are released disputing claims of the company's production plug-in hybrid variant. Jeep has chosen the upcoming annual 'Easter Jeep Safari' event in Utah, USA to show off its battery-powered concept – but the Wrangler has been configured in a different way to most other electric vehicles (EVs)...

Electric Jeep Wrangler concept teased – UPDATE: Magneto name confirmed

UPDATE, 10 March 2021: Jeep has released another teaser image of its upcoming electric Wrangler concept car, ahead of its debut slated for between 27 March and 4 April, 2021. With the new image's brighter lighting and different camera angle, it's now clear the battery-electric show car will be badged Magneto – a name trademarked by Jeep with US intellectual property officials in early February 2021...

Around the tracks: Shannon Noll is now a car reviewer (apparently)

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Jeep Wrangler V8 and 4Xe plug-in hybrid still a chance for Australia

There is still a chance that Australia will get V8-powered and plug-in hybrid variants of the iconic Jeep Wrangler, as the American manufacturer rolls out new models and electrified powertrains around the world...

Lego Technic Jeep Wrangler released

Just in time to make those last-minute Christmas lists, Lego has released their take on iconic Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. With 665 pieces, the set (Lego number 42122) forms part of the more advanced Technic range, which adds a level of technical realism to the models...

Jeep Wrangler V8 confirmed – UPDATE: Left-hand-drive only, Australia to miss out

UPDATE, November 17: A short statement from Jeep has indicated that unfortunately, a V8-powered Wrangler will go down the same path as a diesel-powered Gladiator with only left-hand-drive production slated for the time being: "At this stage, the Rubicon 392 is going to be produced in LHD only...

Around the tracks: Aston Martin is designing houses now

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

2021 Jeep Wrangler price and specs

2021 Jeep Wrangler two-door Sport S returns as price leader Diesel Rubicon dropped from MY21 range Prices rise by at least $2000 Priced from $51,950 - $67,450 Jeep has given its iconic Wrangler range a rework in Australia, culling the diesel-powered Rubicon flagship and adding a new Night Eagle specification as the entry into the four-door Wrangler Unlimited range...

Jeep Targets Ford Bronco in alleged dealer training brochures

A four-page brochure has surfaced online, touting the advantages Jeep’s Wrangler enjoys over the incoming Ford Bronco – heating up competition before the Bronco has been released. Originally posted on the Bronco6G forum, a community member says they ‘found’ the documents, without offering any further details...

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon coming to Australia in two- and four-door forms

Jeep Australia has announced its first limited-edition version of the JL Wrangler, confirming the Wrangler Rubicon Recon for a run of 100 vehicles. While the lower-grade Sport and Overland versions of the new Wrangler have been available with a choice of short-wheelbase two-door, or long wheelbase four-door ‘Unlimited’ bodies, the Rubicon range-topper has so far been available in four-door form only...

Jeep teases plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4Xe

US off-road icon Jeep appears to be having an each-way bet on what will drive its future vehicles, teasing fans with images of a plug-in hybrid Wrangler barely a day after it showed off a gas-guzzling V8. A video of the upcoming Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid was posted on Instagram, and shows the vehicle gliding silently on an off-road track, without any sound of a combustion engine running...