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Meet the Jeep Yuntu

by David Zatz on

Jeep Yunto concept K8

Either ahead of the Jeep K8, or replacing it, is the Jeep Yuntu, a PHEV concept to be shown in Shanghai. The Yuntu bears a definite resemblance to the K8 we revealed last week; it has LED headlights and, apparently, suicide doors.

Yunto concept

Since the Chrysler Pacifica rides on a very similar platform, and much of the engine bay and undercarriage is likely identical, it’s quite possible that the production K8 (or Yunto?) will also have a PHEV system. Allpar insiders believe the K8 will share a good deal with a future Chrysler crossover sold in the United States.   (Via Motor1 and Jerry Esposito)

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304


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