2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon: Off-Road, It’s Great, But In Traffic? Meh

The idiom “Crossing the Rubicon” means to pass a point of no return, and refers to Julius Caesar‘s army’s crossing of the river in 49 BC, which was considered an act of insurrection. Because the course of the river has changed much since then, it is…

2015 Jeep Cherokee: Wunderbar, But Hereafter, We’ll Call It The Jeep ‘Cherilyn’

ESPN now gives its on-air announcers the option of saying or not saying the offensive name of the professional football team in our nation’s capital. (Thank you, Keith Olbermann, because it always takes a liberal to liberate people.) The Washington…

2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk: Excellent For Going Off-Road Or Off-Script

Once upon a time, there was little black girl in the Brewster Projects of Detroit, Michigan … And once upon a time, going off-road meant really taking a chance with your vehicle and your spine. But nowadays, everyone wants to…

Kinda Gay, Kinda Flat: 2014 Jeep Patriot Is A Wash (But Not Martha Wash)

Not so long ago, some people blamed us – the ‘gays’ – for taking a perfectly good word and ruining it. ‘Gay’ used to mean lighthearted, fun, happy. It still does, it just now has some other connotations that are, well, gay. Still, many are disgusted.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT: Like Nothing Else

Take nearly 70 years of Jeep four-wheel-drive experience, mix in a healthy dose of Mercedes engineering, stoke it with a big HEMI V8 engine, and you get this:  the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.  It’s a mix of automobile that…

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Offers Real Luxury

Real luxury is never having to worry about where the road will lead. While my partner was slaving away doing bank duty last weekend, I took the re-invigorated 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee to my favorite road. I’ve traveled this sliver of pavement since I was a baby, but apparently the state had other plans for my day. There was a detour. I paid it no mind, swerved around the barricades, and hit the gas with full confidence the Jeep could handle anything in its way.

2014 Jeep Cherokee Is Divisive, If Nothing Else

We’re very opinionated when it comes to certain things — automobiles, for example. Some folks are so passionate about a particular brand that their personal relationships are based solely on the makes and models that they — and their friends — drive.

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

The idea of taking the suburb-conquering, Rubicon-busting Jeep Grand Cherokee and turning it into a star of your weekend track club is somewhat akin to putting sneaks on L. L. Bean and asking him to win the New York Marathon. One has to wonder, “What’s the point?”

Reader Needs A Mid-Size SUV With Cargo Room: We Have Suggestions

Last week, Joe Tralongo and Nick Kurczewski visited the Derek & Romaine Show on the Sirius network to talk about the highs and lows of the 2011 New York Auto Show. During their visit, they answered a lot of questions…

2011 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler Turns 60 No vehicle is more American than the Jeep Wrangler. Opening a photo album from across the decades, it would be hard to imagine G.I.s in World War II crossing Europe without their Jeeps. After coming home,…