Buford, GA, December 1, 2016 – AVS (Auto Ventshade), a brand of Lund International, is excited to introduce OEM paint code color match finishes for its Low Profile Ventvisor side window deflectors and Aeroskin hood protectors. Available in a range of popular vehicle colors, the new Color Match Low Profile Ventvisors and Aeroskin hood protectors deliver a sleek OEM appearance that blends with the vehicle, while still providing comfort and protection.
When Nissan unveiled its Rogue One version of the Rogue recently at the LA Auto Show, it was also announced that each special edition of the SUV would come with a Death Trooper helmet – totally cool, but it made us wonder which side of the force they were on. Nissan proved recently it’s clearly on the light side of the force with its partnership with Star Wars: Force for Change, where Amazon and Nissan will help with Toys for Tots between now and December 18th.
Chiho Kim has a love of Legos and automobiles, and that love was put into physical form by building an awesome Jeep Wrangler Rubicon replica out of Lego bricks. In fact, the build is up on the Lego Ideas website and it is currently in the process of review to see if it will have enough to support for Lego to consider building it.
SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 30, 2016) – Customers of VP Racing Fuels will enjoy a whole new user experience when they visit its newly redesigned website, according to Chris Wall, Chief Marketing Officer for VP Racing Fuels. “Between our 70+ blends of race fuel and the new product lines we’ve launched in the last several years, customers sometimes had difficulty finding the product information they were looking for,” Wall said. “Our new platform is clearly segmented between product lines and applications so it will be easy for customers to zero in on the most appropriate VP product to meet their needs, whether it’s race fuel for their dirt bike, a small engine fuel for their chain saw or a fuel system cleaner for their street car.“
Suwanee, Ga. (Nov. 29, 2016) – Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep®, truck and off-road accessories, today introduced its new LED Rock Light Kit for Jeeps and various off-road vehicles.
Safety in a family SUV is an important aspect for many buyers, so those looking at adding a new 4×4 family vehicle in 2017 will be interested in knowing that Jeep’s 2017 Grand Cherokee 4×4 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is the highest single rating in NHTSA’s vehicle-evaluation program.
Thor Motorworks, provider of conversion and restoration services for Mercedes-Benz G-Class vehicles, recently announced the release of its new G-Glass coil springs. The new springs will provide G-Wagen owners with a 1.5-inch (40mm) lift to accommodate larger wheel and tire combinations while maintaining better than factory performance.
Most people understand that there is a factory determined break-in period for just about any new vehicle, because you don’t want to hammer too hard on a brand new engine right out of the gates. Something tells us this guy misunderstood when the dealer told him “be sure and break it in” as he pulled away in his new Chevy Silverado.
It’s no secret that Jeep’s next-generation Wrangler is right around the corner (and a pickup version, to boot), but before we see the new JL Wrangler later next year Automotive News is reporting that Jeep is sending off its landscape-shaping JK Wrangler with a bang by offering a number of limited-edition models next month and into next year.
Long Beach, Calif., November 29, 2016 – Tenneco’s Rancho performance suspension and shock brand will return as sponsor – this year, as the official sponsor – of one of North America’s top adventure Jeep excursion and event organizations, Jeep Jamboree USA (JJUSA), for its 2017 adventure program.
“Jeep Jamboree USA has created events that are family oriented, extremely fun and critical to the future of off-road Jeeping. We get the opportunity to interact with passionate four wheel drive Jeepers, learn more about their product needs and test our products and systems on such a wide variety of terrain across North America,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “It’s truly an honor to sponsor such a great organization.”