Jeep J8 Heavy-Duty

Sorry, You Can’t Get One Jeep J8 Heavy Duty. Grrrrr….

Sorry, You Can’t Get One


Jeep J8 Heavy Duty. Grrrrr….

The Jeep J8 Heavy Duty. Further evidence that great vehicles don’t always make it to the United States.

A diesel powered Jeep makes sense. Not just because diesel vehicles are fantastic and efficient, but the notion that a heavy-duty Jeep would answer the calls and wishes from off-road enthusiasts. This writer included. The 158 hp/295 lb-ft torque 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine gives the J8 a 7700 lb towing capacity through its Command-Trac four wheel drive system. It’s also fitted with a hood-mounted snorkel for fording 30 inches of water, a sandstorm (or LA dust) for up-to 5 hours and all-around ruggedness credentiality.

Don’t call it a Wrangler. This is the Jeep J8. Just too bad you can only get it if you’re in the military or civilian government. Additional image after the jump.


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