2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
This legendary SUV was the first luxury 4×4. It came in 1963 and it was produced until 1991, when it was replaced by Grand Cherokee. During these 28 years of existence, it came through only some minor modifications and it is the third longest production model in U.S. automotive history. Although it featured classical boxy SUV shape, it was revolutionary model in many aspects. Unlike other working-oriented models of that time, it was very car-like SUV. It featured very comfortable and luxurious interior, which wasn’t case in other 4×4 vehicles. Some of advanced and never-used-before features of that time were overhead cam inline-6 engine, independent front suspension, power steering, automatic gearbox etc.
Production finally ended in 1991, when it was replaced by new model called Grand Cherokee, which one of the most recognizable models of the company nowadays. Recently, company published its 5-year plan. According to that plan, company will launch several new or redesigned models in the future. Company plans to launch new Wrangler, refreshed Grand Cherokee and Renegade models and also an all-new model which will replace Compass and Patriot models. Finally, in late 2018 we will see new 2018 Grand Wagoneer.
2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer – comeback
There is some big news for all those who loved this SUV. According to company’s 5-year plan, Jeep will introduce several new models and one of them will be 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. Just like original model, it will be a full-size SUV characterized by high level of luxury. According to the company’s spokesman, it will be “the most premium model that Jeep ever made”. Unlike current Grand Cherokee, which has two rows of seats, new 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer will feature three rows of seats. Some more exact details about new model are still unknown but we heard from the company that new flagship model will feature very high level of luxury and will compete other premium SUVs such as BMW X6. On the other side, company claims that 2018 Grand Wagoneer won’t collide with new Maserati Levante, because these are two very different types of brands that don’t attract same customers.
2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer release date
According to the company’s current plan, 2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer will come in fall of 2018, exactly 25 year after the last use of this nameplate.