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“...everyone with any sort of inside scoop on the Bronco is basically saying that Jeep is in for some big time hurt.” Read more

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I got the call today. I told them that I will build a factory in North America that will build only SUVs. I’m moving the base Defender down-market. The new factory will build the North American market Defender (direct price competition with the Jeep Wrangler and Ford Bronco), Discovery, and two new Jaguar F-Pace

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I don’t know what you mean by “crappy”. My Challenger is the best car I’ve ever owned. My first car was an 81 Dodge Aries. I’ve owned too many cars, from multiple domestic and foreign brands, to even list here. New and old ranging from 1928 on up to 2020. I’ve loved many of the cars I’ve owned, but always seem to Read more

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Jeep is the best it’s ever been. I’m not sure what you mean by “overpriced” though. They are pretty much priced to their competition. The name is also helping with resale values. If you’re thinking that the Bronco will be some $15K baja funmobile then you’re horribly wrong. Ford is making the Bronco because they see Read more

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Nope. Just like I wouldn’t have (or didn’t) put money on the Nissan Titan conquering full-size truck sales. Read more

Jul 6
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I think they’ll poach a small amount of Jeep cross-shoppers. It happens, but I don’t think it will be half or even a quarter of existing Jeep buyers. I think most sales will be new buyers that may have considered a Jeep, but never wanted to venture into that Chrysler territory and possibly other Ford brand die-hards.

Jul 6
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I welcome the competition for Jeep. Real competition. Not some cartoon useless vehicles GM tried to do with the Hummer brand. I think making Bronco it’s own sub-brand is one of the best new ideas Ford has had in years and, from what I can tell so far, may be well-executed too.
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Jul 6
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An Exner-era Imperial (lowered, crate Hemi/8-speed, and on Cragars or Supremes) is my aspirational for car when I retire in Palm Springs, CA. 

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New Citroën SM based on a longer wheelbase FCA Georgio platform. This needs to happen. 

Jul 6
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One of our local designers in the Detroit area just finally got his delivered over here after searching for one in Brazil last year.

Jul 6
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I’m well aware of this. Mitsu was not a problem back then. Chrysler was pushing Mitsu away when Daimler brought them back in again.

Jul 3
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With the 500 and the Journey going away, it makes me wonder what’s coming to the Toluca plant. I can only assume some sort of Jeep, but I could be very wrong. It seems to me that with both products gone that the plant is getting ready for some sort of major retooling.

Jul 3
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A future PSA platform will take its place and probably be sold under the more applicable Chrysler brand.
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Jul 3
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One of the last vestiges of the Daimler-forced marriage of shitty Mitsubishi-based platforms into the Chrysler group vehicles. It has it’s reasons for leaving, but also for sticking around as long as it did. With the Voyager taking over for the Caravan, now is the time for the smallish people mover to come out for the Read more