Believe it or not, tomorrow you can buy a full-blown, totally-legit Army-issued Humvee. According to a story on Yahoo, the Army Times notes that the Department of Defense will start auctioning off Humvees to the public, starting tomorrow with a small batch of vehicles but that number could be as high as 4,000 eventually. The first batch of auctions takes place tomorrow, December 17th, with each vehicle starting at a price of $10,000 (and increasing in increments of $500).
The name change is effective immediately and follows the naming convention of its global parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), which officially adopted its new name in October when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Jeep was the Presenting Sponsor and exclusive automotive partner of the Rolling Stones’ “14 On Fire” European Tour that ran from 26 May to 2 July this year. Aside from displaying the most-awarded SUV ever in the Grand Cherokee, Jeep also used the opportunity to preview the all-new Renegade.
Traverse City, Mich., – Dec 12, 2014 – In its sophomore season of desert racing, Radar Tires earned victories and podium finishes in two off-road racing series – Best in the Desert and SCORE International.
In six races this season, Radar Tires won three events, earned runner-up honors three times, and one third place finish, for a total of seven podium finishes.
Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, gave away a custom 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as part of a sweepstakes held at the company’s Off Road Success Center during the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Fort Mill, SC – General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.
Chino Valley, AZ – OR-Fab announced that it is offering the company’s line of Jeep JK Wrangler products in raw-steel. This allows Jeep owners to customize OR-Fab products with custom paint or powder coat colors to personalize their vehicles.
Drake Off Road is proud to announce the release of its new Billet Fuel Doors finished in all black for 2007-14 Jeep Wranglers. These new fuel door assemblies feature precision CNC machined closures with a smooth hinge mechanism and a strong magnetic retainer for easy opening and closing.
Monroe, Mich. – DynoMax has added a new universal part number to the drone-free DynoMax VT muffler series. The new configuration – ideal for trucks, larger sport utility vehicles and custom fabricated systems – includes DynoMax VT patented valve technology and an innovative, high-flow stainless steel performance design.
Long Beach, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 – The Rancho brand has released a new larger RS5000X™ shock series that helps deliver precisely controlled off-road performance to lifted trucks and sport utility vehicles found around the globe. The new RS5000X shock series includes Cross-Tuned Technology, a new, unique valve design that allows for increased control and consistent ride profile with a larger shock body.