GM seen testing Wrangler at Milford Proving grounds

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Now that IS interesting!!! More choices mean more competition for the consumer dollar.
 

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Very interesting hopefully Bronco will beat this one to the showroom.
 
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Not gonna take that bet.
If GM brings an off-road wrangler competitor to the market in the next 2 years it’s going to be nowhere near as good as the bronco. It takes a lot of development time to create a vehicle like this.
 

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If GM brings an off-road wrangler competitor to the market in the next 2 years it’s going to be nowhere near as good as the bronco. It takes a lot of development time to create a vehicle like this.
If GM built a Colorado/Canyon based SUV with a short wheelbase and ZR2 like components, it could be a formidable competitor.

There is no reason to think they didn't have it in the works years ago, and just did a better job of keeping a lid on it. From what they've actually announced so far though, Blazer and Trailblazer, they won't even be off road competitors to the baby/Maverick/Scout.
 

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Since the new Bronco rumors first started swirling in 2014ish, Land Rover will have retired, resurrected, and maybe sold a new generation Defender before the new Bronco is even seen by the public.
And maybe by then British Leyland will have been bought by FCA Renault, thus becoming ultimately owned by Jeep.
 
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And maybe by then British Leyland will have been bought by FCA Renault, thus becoming ultimately owned by Jeep.
“It’s not for sale”

Tata keeps shouting from the mountaintops hoping someone will believe them and offer way to much.
 

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The big question in my mind is, will Ford and GM be as good as the Jeep. Or will they settle for being close enough for Government work. Close only counts in horse shoes, and hand grenades. Not in an off-road vehicle.
 

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The big question in my mind is, will Ford and GM be as good as the Jeep. Or will they settle for being close enough for Government work. Close only counts in horse shoes, and hand grenades. Not in an off-road vehicle.
Ford has or use to have the ability to build very good off road vehicles the Raptor proves this. Lets just hope the upper management lets the designer do so and not force them to turn out crap like GM has in the Blazer and Trailblazer.
 

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Ford has or use to have the ability to build very good off road vehicles the Raptor proves this. Lets just hope the upper management lets the designer do so and not force them to turn out crap like GM has in the Blazer and Trailblazer.
I agree brother. Back in the day Ford built some tough trucks including the Bronco that hit the mark. Sadly bean counters have taken a ton of control over manufacturing. Hopefully Ford will, and I know they can, hit the ball out of the park with the new Bronco. They are playing the long game, and keeping us "would be" buyers on the hook with very little information. They lost me to Jeep 3 weeks ago, but I'm hoping the Bronco will be good enough to pull me back into the fold.
 

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They are playing the long game, and keeping us "would be" buyers on the hook with very little information. They lost me to Jeep 3 weeks ago, but I'm hoping the Bronco will be good enough to pull me back into the fold


I'm sure you're not the only one but some of us once we pull the trigger on something else we may locked in for up to six years.
 

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Very interesting. I'm quite impressed with what GM has done with the Colorado ZR2.

I definitely welcome more off-road suv competition but I sure do wish Chevy didn't use the Blazer name on this crossover thing. It's not going to be the same with out the Blazer name as competition.
 

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