TheCarConnection.com recently had an article that reported that a new Jeep model, based on the Wrangler, could hit the market within the next 18 months. Here's a snippet:
The Chrysler Group is working on a number of derivatives of the Jeep Wrangler sport-utility vehicle that could go on sale “in the next 18 months,” says George Murphy, Chrysler Group Senior Vice President, Global Brand Marketing.
Possible variations of the small SUV include adding a pickup bed or a third row of seats.
“There are a lot of things we’re working on that we could do in the next 18 months,” Murphy says.
The article also mentions the difficult road ahead for Jeep sales as well as the next version of the Grand Cherokee.
Be sure to check out the entire story - it's about one-half way down the page.