Jeep Renegade gets a Comanche ute makeover in the US
A 2015 Jeep Renegade that was converted into a ute and badged 'Comanche', was recently for sale on eBay in the US.
The one-off ute topped the bidding at US$32,000 ($40,387) with reserve not met, though American company, Boar Customs, has announced it will build more in limited numbers.
2019 Jeep Wrangler ute to feature Australian input and local testing
The Jeep Wrangler ute is coming, with an international debut due in 2018, and Australia has been firmly involved in the initial engineering design process.
Jeep is currently working on the next-generation JL Jeep Wrangler, which is expected to launch in the USA during 2017 and will form the basis for the new Wrangler ute. The new model, which has been spied testing in the USA, will likely feature an aluminium bonnet and doors to reduce weight.
2018 Jeep Wrangler to be built alongside current model - report
The next-generation Jeep Wrangler will be built and sold alongside the current model when it goes into production late 2017, according to a new report.
The new Wrangler has been the subject of speculation for some time. Originally believed to feature an all-aluminium body and a unibody chassis, later reports have suggested otherwise.