This Jeep Cherokee is Really Flippin’ Fast
Drag racer Martin Blair decided against making a Jeep Grand Cherokee into a hot rod. Instead, he chose an XJ Cherokee.
With all the talk of recalls and hacking, it’s good to hear some positive news coming out of the Jeep camp.
Our old pal John Davis from MotorWeek is back for another Retro Review, and this week he’s extolling the virtues of the 1987 Jeep Cherokee.
Judging by Jeep’s recent sales numbers and its production expansion into India, the brand is red hot right now. However, the ZF nine-speed automatic it uses in its Cherokee and Renegade models has been known to flare up as a problem.
The reborn Jeep Cherokee’s slit-like headlights and swept-back seven-slot grille made it look radically different from all Jeeps before it.
When we reviewed the 2014 Cherokee Latitude last year, it was clear you all weren’t the biggest fans of the new visual direction Jeep took with the Cherokee.