Jeep Ascends with 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit

The biggest bright spot in the Chrysler Group this past year has been the introduction their redesigned 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s. Providing the Jeep division with a greater sense of off-road as well as on-road refinement, the newest flagship showcases the American brand’s steps forward in safety, operational and convenience innovations.

Striding to new luxury heights in 2011 sport utility vehicle market, Jeep is revealing their very successful Grand Cherokee in the Overland Summit trim level for the first time at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Expanding on the handsomely equipped Overland trim, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit is more stylized in high-class appointments. Available in black, Material Gray, White Gold and an trim line exclusive Rugged Brown exterior, increased attention to the outer chrome on this Jeep Grand Cherokee is found on the grille and around the fog lights. Wearing 20 inch aluminum wheels, the finish is polished to a glimmering shine.

Taking the voyage with new exterior style, the cabin of the Overland Summit-trimmed Jeep Grand Cherokee journeys into ultra-luxury. The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit’s black and saddle-coloured interior is brought up to a standard suiting the finest efforts of world class luxury benchmarks. The Overland Summit edition comprises of seating within ventilated Nappa leather featuring unique stitching and logos. Decorated with real Black Olive burl wood trim along the inner door panels, this heavily-polished wood is also included on the leather-wrapped steering wheel which the driver will note is heated for a most comfortable grip.


Coupled with the motion of Quadra-Lift air suspension by the four-wheel drive model, the Grand Cherokee Overland Summit is accented by intelligent safety equipment on two and four-wheel driver drivetrains. Standard on the Overland Summit edition is the Advanced Warning System and Adaptive Cruise Control group which composes of a wide array of electronic crash avoidance technology. Using radar sensors a host of safety items such as Blind Spot Monitoring, Forward Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Path Detection provides a motorist with the best aids to assure occupants inside of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit arrives enjoying the interior’s lavishness undisturbed.

Making a first public appearance at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, the vehicle will be available in dealers soon. The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit will be the priciest level of the brand’s largest SUV, but not by a significant amount over the basic Overland edition. Expect the Grand Cherokee Overland Summit two-wheel driver to be $42,495 with a 4X4 model costing $45,995 before taxes and other dealer charges.

Information and photo source: Chrysler Group

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