A Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is displayed during the Vienna Autoshow
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FCA Blocks Further Sales of the Roxor, a Wrangler Lookalike

FCA has a famous company called Jeep, with a famous Wrangler. The Wrangler has a heritage the reaches World War II. Mahindra has a side-by-side off-road vehicle called the Roxor. It looks like the Jeep Wrangler of old, but it is only intended for agricultural and sporting purposes. So, FCA sued Mahindra for using a product in the …

1963 AMC Mighty Mite M422A1
Trucks & SUVs

The AMC Mighty Mite Is a Mini Cooper-Scaled Willys Jeep

The original Willys Jeep wasn’t just the forebear to a long line of Wranglers: it also inspired other off-road SUVs. Some, like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol, used that inspiration to start their own fanbases. Others, like Mitsubishi’s licensed CJ3, were basically Jeep clones—too much so, in the Mahindra Roxor’s case. But there’s …

2020 Mahindra Roxor
Trucks & SUVs

The Mahindra Roxor Was Too Much Like a Brand-New Willys Jeep

The original Willys Jeep inspired the creation of quite a few iconic off-roaders. Not just the Jeep Wrangler and its CJ predecessors, but the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, the original Land Rover, and Nissan Patrol. The original Jeep design was so popular, Mitsubishi even built a licensed version of it. Unfortunately, one company’s decision to …

1985 Mitsubishi Jeep
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When Mitsubishi Made a Classic Jeep

Mitsubishi has made its fair share of icons, especially when it comes to SUVs. The Mitsubishi Pajero/Montero has been a seasoned rally competitor, and it’s an affordable off-roader, too. But there’s one classic SUV that Mitsubishi made that’s little-known in the US. Which is a little surprising, considering it’s based on the Wrangler’s descendant. Before …