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 |  Dec 17 2013, 2:58 PM

Jeep Grand Cherokee production-intent concept.

Jeep is set to introduce its smallest model yet at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March, and a new report claims that the vehicle will be called the Jeepster.

 The Jeepster will slot in below the Compass and Patriot, and will be based off of the Fiat 500X, serving as the brand’s entry-level vehicle. Production is expected to start in mid-2014, so the Jeepster should arrive as a 2015 model year vehicle.

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Style-wise, the Jeepster is supposed to have its own unique style that is more rugged and befitting of a Jeep compared to the Fiat 500X on which it is based. All-wheel drive will also be on offer, so this Jeep is expected to wear the brand’s classic “trail rated” badge.

Jeepster is not a new name to the brand, and has previously adorned classic Jeep models, going all the way back to the Willys Overland model built between 1948 and 1950.

[Source: Drive.au]

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  • St Johnny

    Not the 500..Jeez.
    There are So many cool Jeep concepts. Can’t we just see maybe a gladiator concept go to production on a Ram chassis instead..

  • CA_Refugee

    Jeepster??? Really?!!?

    Just shows such a complete and total lack of creativity. Sad. Try harder, please!

  • Moordie

    Bunch of idiots running this company these days. Sad, really….

  • juan

    you do know that jeepster was already a thing back in the day