Jeep Special Edition Grand Cherokee

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Jeep is set to set to reach new heights and shake up both its direct and upmarket large SUV competitors with the release of the ‘Summit’ special edition Grand Cherokee.

The Summit builds on the comprehensive Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland (diesel) model specification, delivering a suite of new luxury features while keeping the price to $75,000*.

Chrome detailing features headline the styling upgrades of the Summit model to provide an upmarket appearance and imposing road presence.
These include:
•Special edition grille with chrome mesh inserts
•Unique lower front fascia with chrome bar
•Body-coloured wheel arch flares
•5-twinspoke satin finish 20-inch alloy wheels
•Door lowers finished with chrome trim
•Unique lower rear fascia with integrated trapezoid exhaust finishers in chrome
•Summit badging on rear tailgate

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The Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Summit includes special interior upgrades beyond the Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland grade, including:
•NaturaPlus leather trim – the highest grade of leather found in any Jeep vehicle
•Premium headlining with suede-like finish
•Genuine open-pore wood trim (available with Grand Canyon interior finish)
•harmon/kardon® 19-speaker surround sound system

The audio system features GreenEdge loudspeaker technology to deliver superior sound quality and high output while consuming minimal energy.

Grand Cherokee Summit is available with a single engine choice, the highly fuel efficient 3.0-litre V6 CRD, which reflects the preference of the target consumer.

This powerplant develops 184kW of power, 570Nm of torque and can achieve fuel consumption figures of just 7.5 litres per 100km#.

It is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission for seamless shifts in both city and off road driving.

The Summit features the full suite of assistive technologies from the Overland for optimal safety, including Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with crash mitigation,

Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Rear Cross Path Detection (RCPD).

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It also has the renowned Quadra LiftTM Air Suspension, which allows the driver to adjust the vehicle’s ride height to suit specific applications.

The Summit special edition retains Jeep’s legendary off road ability thanks to its advanced Selec-TerrainTM traction control system.

The system has five modes to allow the driver to tackle any condition including snow.

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit is available in a range of exterior colours from the 2014 Grand Cherokee model range.

These can be matched with two interior colour schemes – Morocco and Grand Canyon, the latter which comes with high grade, genuine open-pore wood finish.

Premium paint1 and rear DVD entertainment centre can be fitted as options.

Fiat Chrysler Australia CEO and President Veronica Johns said the Grand Cherokee Summit represented the ideal option for buyers seeking a large luxury SUV without the high asking price.

“Grand Cherokee has enjoyed unprecedented sales success this year; more than 10,000 units have been sold year-to-date and it has led Australian Large SUV segment sales for the past four months,” Ms Johns said.

“And at a time when many Australian buyers are in the market for a refined diesel SUV, Grand Cherokee Summit provides the ultimate solution at a compelling price point.

“We are excited to introduce this premium model to the extensive 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee model range.”

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee model line-up
Model Engine Price
Laredo 4×2 3.6L V6 petrol $45,000 drive away price
Laredo 3.6L V6 petrol $46,000
Laredo 3.0L CRD diesel $51,000
Limited 3.6L V6 petrol $56,000
Limited 3.0L CRD diesel $61,000
Limited 5.7L V8 petrol $61,000
Overland 3.6L V6 petrol $66,000
Overland 3.0L CRD diesel $71,000
Overland 5.7L V8 petrol $71,000
Summit 3.0L CRD diesel $75,000
SRT 6.4.L V8 petrol $77,000

*Base vehicle price includes GST and LCT but excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery.
#In accordance with ADR 81/02
1Premium paint option can be applied to all colours except bright white.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.