According to the book “Jeep: the history of the greatest car in America”, author Patrick foster, originally, iconic SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee could go to the markets under the Dodge brand.
A new generation of mid-size SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will be proposed as the new 2021 model year must be submitted in the coming months.
But let’s for a moment go back to the very beginning of the history of this popular car. In this article we want to show you a photo showing the original Grand Cherokee’s off… Dodge.
This picture appeared in the social. network Facebook. It is reported that he was taken from the book “Jeep: the history of the greatest car in America”, author Patrick foster.
This picture is very interesting, because not only can you see a version of the popular model from the company Dodge, but you can also notice the front part of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is the first generation in the background on the right.
It should be noted that a radiator grille in the body color is actually more similar to Dodge cars at the time. Recessed, vertically oriented door handles are also an interesting element of style.
According to information presented in the book, initially, the parent company Chrysler, which was part of Dodge, and Jeep thought the Jeep was not big enough dealer network to meet anticipated consumer demand for the SUV Grand Cherokee.
According to Mr. foster (author), Bob Nixon led the team Grand Cherokee in the company of Dodge.