Posts tagged "jeep grand cherokee"

Today's Rave: Back seat goodies in the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Today's Rave: Back seat goodies in the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
There are three things I love about this photo: heated seats, 2 USB ports and a real, honest-to-goodness plug. The fourth thing I love: This is in the back seat of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. Even though the base price of the SRT is a bit steep at $63,990, I love all the... Read more »

Today's Rant: Gear shift in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Today's Rant: Gear shift in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Let me start by saying, I love almost everything about the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. The Hemi engine is flawless. The seats are super comfy. The ride and handling are absolutely track-worthy — even for such a large vehicle. There was just this one niggling little thing that gave me fits during the test... Read more »

My view of the Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Jeep Grand Cherokee I got to drive with float in tow.
Granted, I had a pretty one-sided view, but I thought I’d share some of the photos from behind the scenes at yesterday’s McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade.  I had a great time pulling the float for the Punjabi Cultural Society, and I loved the energy flowing around us that kept the float — and the Jeep Grand... Read more »
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2011 automotive watch list

For 2011 VW's lifeblood gets a major overhaul. The all-new Jetta will come to the U.S. with four different engine options, including a 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel engine, which delivers 140 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. Gasoline engines include the 2.0-liter (115 horsepower), 2.5 (170 horsepower) and the 2.0-liter TSI (200 horsepower). In addition to a new look, this compact car gets a little bigger for 2011, adding 3.5 inches in overall length, which translates into best-in-class rear legroom. I like VW for it's affordable German engineering, and this new Jetta comes through with a base price of around $16K.
2011 Nissan LEAF With the economy recovering, 2011 looks to be a much better year. Especially for the auto industry. Sales are starting to pick up, and you’ll notice a certain panache in the new vehicles heading our way. There are several that have caught my eye already, so I figured I’d give you a... Read more »