Concept Jeeps at EJS First-Hand

Concept Jeep Chief

Beneath a rocky spire in the desert north of Moab, Jeep willingly handed over the keys of all of their concept Jeeps for 2015 to JPFreek. This job is so tough sometimes... Full coverage to come as we get through 1000+ photos and videos and in our Easter Jeep Safari Special Issue, but here’s some photos and initial driving impressions to whet your … [Read more...]

EJS Concept Jeeps – First Look

Jeep Chief 2015 EJS Easter Jeep Concept

Take a first look at this year's crop of seven Concept Jeeps for Easter Jeep Safari that could possibly boast the best concept ever in the Jeep Chief. Once again, Jeep will have Freeks drooling over the idea of eventually seeing something like these on the showroom floor and JPFreek will be at the media day at EJS to give you a first-hand look! … [Read more...]

Jeep Renegade Hard Steel Concept

Jeep Renegade Hard Steel Concept

Now we're getting somewhere... say hello to the Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept that debuted at the Geneva Motor Show this week. And yes, we know it's not a Wrangler, we know it's based on a Fiat platform, we know it had IFS/IRS we've long since gotten over those arguments, accepted reality and moved on to actually looking at the merits of what … [Read more...]

NAIAS 2015 – Year of the Jeep Renegade Begins @ Mopar

Offroad Renegade for NAIAS - front view

Officially known as the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the Detroit Auto Show will see Mopar showing off the accessories ready or soon-to-be ready for the new baby Jeep. What we've seen of the Renegade at testing at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes and when we named it to our top Jeeps at SEMA 2014 has impressed us — as long as we keep in … [Read more...]

Jeep Sales Set New Record in 2014 – A Look at the Numbers


In 2014, for the third consecutive year, Jeep® set a record for global sales. It's also the fifth consecutive year that Jeep sales have increased in the U.S. and globally. The highlights from their release: Jeep global vehicle sales increase 39 percent in 2014 to all-time annual record of 1,017,019 units U.S. sales increase 41 percent to a … [Read more...]

Lowa Renegade Hiking Boots


The Lowa Renegade GTX mid-rise boot is perfect for day hikes and overnights where weight is a concern. Out of the box the boot needs little break in time before it’s ready to tackle the trails. The Vibram® sole provided a moderate amount of flex and good traction when ascending on a recent climb in the Pacific Northwest, and the seamless, … [Read more...]