Jeep has pulled the covers its all-new Compass SUV at the LA Auto Show. Described as having best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, the new SUV is available in four trim levels and with a choice of five engines – two diesel and three petrol. All models come with Jeep Active Drive, which can send 100% of the total torque to any wheel, as well as a Jeep Selec-Terrain system for up to five off-road modes. UK spec has yet to be announced, although a spokesman has confirmed that the Compass will be coming to our shores.
Jeep has unveiled a pair of bespoke Renegades to mark its global partnership with the Montreux Jazz Festival. Created by Garage Italia Customs - the latest project of former Fiat Marketing Manager, Lapo Elkann – the cars are finished in nine coats of paint, based on the lacquered body of electric guitars, with guitar string graphics drawn across the bonnet and boot. On the inside, black denim fabric lines the cabin, offset with Dark Brown natural leather.
The new Jeep Renegade has gone on sale in the UK. The Renegade is Jeep's first entry into the small SUV segment and is available with two or four-wheel drive. The Renegade also features a choice of six petrol and diesel powertrain combinations as well debuting a new nine-speed gearbox. Prices start at just under £17,000 for the 1.6-litre petrol to £27,995 OTR for the 4-wheel drive 2.0-litre diesel Trailhawk 9 with Speed Automatic
Jeep has revealed the all-new Renegade -- its first entry in the small SUV segment. The new model is said to combine Jeep's heritage with fresh new styling and features designed to appeal to a youthful and adventurous audience. Drive comes from a choice of 16 powertrain combinations including the world's first nine-speed automatic transmission in the segment. For off-road fans, the Trailhawk model features 'Jeep Active Drive Low', which includes a 20:1 crawl ratio and a Selec-Terrain system. Prices for the new Jeep Renegade have yet to be announced.