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Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II

All Images taken by Christian Straimer, Used with Permission Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one building decided to use hoods from junked army Jeeps to build up his ceiling. Those hoods have …

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What It’s Been Like Driving In a Michigan Winter With a Broken Heater Blower Motor

Electrical systems. I hate them so much. They are among the only parts of my cars that I’m, frankly, incompetent at repairing. So when my 1995 Jeep XJ went from “Beater With a Heater” to, well, “Beater,” I bundled up instead of trying to mend the issue. Here’s what that’s been like so far. My …

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Can The 707hp Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Squares Beat The Tesla Model X P100D?

The Tesla Model X P100D is one of the quickest crossovers on the market and we’ve already seen the model beat the Lamborghini Urus in a drag race. While the Urus has a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces 641 hp (478 kW / 650 PS) and 627 lb-ft (850 Nm) of torque, those impressive …

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Jeep CJ-7 Casually Crosses Alaska Road Destroyed By Huge Earthquake

Last week, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake wreaked havoc in Alaska, just north of Anchorage, the state’s most populous city. Thankfully, there were no fatalities, but the infrastructure got hit pretty badly. Significant damages to bridges, roads and buildings were reported. The following video will give you an idea of how destructive Mother Earth’s power is …

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Races 1991 TVR and Audi Quattro

Jeep calls it “the ultimate test in straight-line speed,” to show off the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk’s peerless acceleration. It’s a test the 707-horsepower Jeep wins. Just for some reason I can’t work out, the competition is a 1991 TVR and an Audi Quattro. The Hellcat-powered SUV successfully manages to dust the two other vehicles …

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Why You Should Keep the Receipts From Every Automotive Repair

Image art: Jason Torchinsky Every time you take your car in to a dealership for a repair or even a minor service, you get a receipt. Over 20 years, those receipts can pile up into a thick wad that you may be tempted to throw away. Don’t. Keep those receipts forever, especially if you plan …

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FCA Says Reports Claiming Mahindra Won First Battle To Sell Roxor In U.S. Are False (Updated)

Update: We contacted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to get their side of the story and just received a response. In an email communication, Mike Palese, Manager, Legal Communications, FCA North America, told Carscoops that the reports are incorrect. “The ITC has not rendered a decision. What the reports do is mistakenly report a brief filed by a party in …

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Here’s a Close Look At Some of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator’s Mechanical Bits

You’ve seen all the 2020 Jeep Gladiator’s sheetmetal. It’s pretty. But who cares about that; what we want to see is the hardware, and while much of it is common with the Jeep Wrangler JL, there’s plenty that isn’t. Let’s take a dive under this beast. Let’s start with the rear suspension, because it’s a …

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2020 Jeep Gladiator Official Photos And Info Leaked Hours Before Official Reveal

Less than two hours away from the 2020 Jeep Gladiator’s world debut at the LA Auto Show, we can bring you the full specs and new photos of the pickup truck. A JeepGladiatorForum user called Jeremi has posted new photos and more detailed specs of the Wrangler-based JT truck. We’ve already seen the first official …

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What Were Your Favorite Cars When You Were a Kid and Are They Still Cool?

CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.   Many people’s automotive tastes are fluid, changing as we age or as as new design trends make our former-favorites look dated. So let’s have a look at the cars you used to drool over as a kid, and discuss whether they’re still cool. …