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Alfa’s SUV / Crossover Spy shots.

Here are the latest spyshots of the Alfa Romeo Crossover, which has its sights set on competing with the Land Rover Evoque and Ford’s Kuga.

The Prototype Test mule is based on Alfa Giulietta body and dare I say it the front is a Jeep, but hey it is only an early production mule and being produced in collaboration with Jeep.

We expect the power to be delivered by the current range of petrol and diesel Alfa engines.

If the marriage from the styling gurus at Alfa and the off road expertise at jeep they might just have a Kuga beater.

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Jeep Reveal Official Pictures of the 2011 Grand Cherokee

It looks like after spotting the Jeep testing at the nurburgring they managed to finalise the production model.

This week Chrysler will begin production of its, 2011 Grand Cherokee.

A pretty grand rollout is scheduled with Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm on location at the Detroit assembly plant to officially begin production.

That means buyers should expect the first vehicles to arrive at the franchise network in the following few months in the States.

In the meantime, you can check pricing here or check out more photos of the 2011 below. These photos are of the actual production car, which varies from the pre-production model the company has been highlighting until today.

Dont ask me why its announced 2011 if its available this year (o:


2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Final Testing at the #Nurburgring #exclusive

These are the best Pictures yet of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee without any disguise testing at the Infamous Nordschleife even though it was a TF.

The Production will start in may and it looks like this is one of the first non mule vehicles undergoing a rundown test.

This model also introduces an Air Suspension system called the Quadra-Lift which has five height settings, two for off-road use (raising 1.3 and 2.6 inches above normal, to a maximum 11.1 inches of ground clearance), “aero” (lowering .5 inches for aerodynamics at speed), and entry/exit, which lowers the car by 1.5 inches. Quadra-Lift operates four-corner air springs automatically, or via console controls; the Aero control is automatic and speed-controlled.

Also introduced is an Adaptive Cruise Control Radar, which varies the speed of the vehicle in relation to the obstructions picked up on the radar system below the front Number plate.

The Selec-Terrain™ traction control coordinates up to 12 powertrain, braking, and suspension systems, including throttle control, shifting, the transfer case, and stability control. It is included with the Off-Road Group and Hemi, and is standard on Limited and Overland, provided either Quadra-Drive or Quadra-Trac II is specified. The driver can choose between:

•Sand/Mud: Traction control and Quadra-Lift are more sensitive to wheel spin, and torque is tuned; 50/50 torque split
•Sport: Cuts the traction control back, lowers the Jeep by half an inch, and puts up to 80% of power to the rear wheels
•Automatic operation with torque split at around 40/60 front/rear
•Snow: Traction and Quadra-Lift tuned for snow-covered roads; the torque split is around 50/50
•Rock: The suspension raises to the maximum 11.1 inches height and the transfer case, differentials, and throttle coordinate to provide low-speed control; around 50/50 torque split

The Powerunit will be a choice of 3 engines, including a new V6, a diesel, and one mighty V8 HEMI which includes Cylinder deactivation to increase fuel economy.