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Jeep: the making of a legend

Autocar Logo By Autocar of Autocar | Slide 1 of 27: Jeep is a brand used to dealing with unexpected turns in its path.

Jeep is a brand used to dealing with unexpected turns in its path.

The most recent of these was when the company’s boss Mike Manley was appointed to lead parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after the sudden death of Sergio Marchionne. Yet Manley leaves the iconic 4x4 brand in as good a shape as it ever been throughout a history forged in war and made on rocks, tracks and mud.

From its conception as a go-anywhere military vehicle, Jeep has become a much-loved byword for off-road ability. Here are its highlights:

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