Thursday, November 08, 2007

Chocolate Covered Jeep Commander

The world of PR keeps getting weirder by the minute.... this time, seven contestants licked their way through more than 700 pounds of chocolate covering several Jeep vehicles.

In the picture, Ben Winner of Columbus, Ohio, licks through more than a 100 lbs. of chocolate covering the grill of a Jeep Commander, as he searches for the "sweet spot," and keys to an all-new Jeep Liberty in the Sweetest Day The Jeep Way Contest in Cleveland, the holiday's original home. In spite of his name, he didn't win...

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Jeep Commander Diecast Model by Jada Toys

Jada Toys makes this sharp 1:64 die cast replica of a Jeep Commander, with a radical suspension lift. Jada Toys Jada Toys, Inc., headquartered in City of Industry, Calif., is a leading manufacturer of authentically licensed and highly stylized die-cast collectible and remote controlled vehicles. You can buy their products here.

Are You Looking for a Jeep Commander Bargain?

Now may be the best time to buy a new Jeep Commander. The Commander appeared in first place among the most heavily discounted cars, according to Businessweek, selling at 29% discount off retail price. The Jeep Grand Cherokee also appears on the list, with discounts of up to 25%.

Friday, November 02, 2007

Jeep Commander Won't Be Cut...For Now

Chrysler announced that it will cut production of four models for 2008: Chrysler Pacifica, PT Cruiser convertible, Crossfire and Dodge Magnum. The Jeep Commander appears safe for now, although some speculate that it may be a casualty of the next round of cuts, due to its slow sales and the possible cannibalization of Jeep Grand Cherokee sales.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Advanced Flow Engineering (aFe) Cold Air Intake for Jeep Commander

Advanced Flow Engineering presents its two new cold air intake systems for the Jeep Commander. They are available for both the 5.7L V8 Hemi and the 4.7L V8. These are some manufacturer's claims:

  • Increases horsepower & torque.
  • Maximizes airflow for better acceleration and responsiveness
  • Improved performance results in greater fuel efficiency
  • Installs in less than 60 minutes using factory mounting points
  • No cutting or drilling to engine compartment is required
  • Replaces OE air filter with high flow high performance 360 degree radial flow air filter
  • Washable/reusable air filter with the deepest pleats in the industry is the largest possible in the space allowed
  • Replaces factory air box with a heat-blocking shield that seals to the hood
  • Limited lifetime warranty
See this owner's video showing off his aFe CAI: