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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...

It’s real! Jeep Wrangler V8 concept unveiled

Well this ought to get the front wheels off the ground. A Jeep Wrangler V8 concept has been unveiled within hours of the covers coming off the new Ford Bronco in the US – and the company says fans “may soon get their wish”. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept is powered by a 6...

Jeep blocks Mahindra over copycat design

Jeep has won its bid for an order to block the sale of Mahindra off-road vehicles that were alleged to be copycat designs of its iconic Wrangler, the Bloomberg news agency has reported. The International Trade Commission ruled that the Mahindra Roxor – an off-road buggy that cannot be road registered in North America as it does not meet the latest approval standards – is a copy of the Jeep Wrangler and that it cannot be sold in the US...

Is there an electric Jeep Wrangler on the horizon?

Plans for an electric Jeep Wrangler are still under wraps, but the off-load icon appears to be edging closer to a battery-powered model. A senior Jeep executive believes electrification could even make for a better Wrangler – and the option is probably inevitable...

CarAdvice podcast: 85,000kms in a Wrangler around Africa, and the latest on Holden

This week, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Nissan Patrol Warrior is looking good for Australia, Volkswagen is seeking ‘aggressive’ climate activist to bypass internal bureaucracy, 2020 Ford Escape pricing and specs, and a study reveals ride-share services like Uber produce more carbon emissions than private cars...