Features

Back to Library >
ti icon

Features

Road America: Why Americans love the Jeep

3 weeks ago

not bookmarked

Writer:

Sam Smith | Journalist

Date:

5 July 2024

The stickers appeared years ago, when your narrator was young. A short phrase, catchy. Usually on the window of a lifted Wrangler.

It’s a Jeep thing, they read – you wouldn’t understand.

Perhaps you do understand? Regardless, the ‘thing’ isn’t complicated. Which is both the point and the glory and feed for the haters.

Today, we celebrate the off-road freedom prophet! A machine born in the free days of Churchill and Eisenhower! A seven-slot grille and round headlights, a countenance eight decades old and yet also freely new each free new model year, each successive model a fresh freestallment in an old story of freedom!

Did I mention the freedom?

Start your 30-day free trial to continue reading this article.

Begin free trial

Already subscribed? Click here to log in.