THE Night Eagle is back. Jeep Australia has announced the return of the popular special edition models for the new Jeep Cherokee and, for the first time, the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee, delivering distinctive dark styling enhancements.
Based on the Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4, the limited edition version of the Grand Cherokee features exclusive 20-inch split 5-stroke black wheels, a black 7-slot Jeep grille, body colour lower front and rear fascias and deep tint privacy glass.
It also gets black roof mouldings and black ‘Jeep’ badging. In addition to the standard Laredo 4×4 specifications, the Grand Cherokee Night Eagle includes all-black Capri leather seat upholstery with perforated suede inserts and black accent stitching.
The UConnect 8.4-inch infotainment system with SatNav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also standard, as is a single-pane sunroof. It’s smaller sibling, the Cherokee Night Eagle, gets exclusive 18-inch black alloy wheels.
It features gloss black design across the 7-slot Jeep grille surrounds, lower front fascia chin insert, roof rails and ‘Jeep’ badging, with matte black Cherokee front door badging with gloss black surrounds.
Inside the cabin, gloss black interior accents, including a piano black steering wheel bezel, air conditioning bezel and door applique, complete the darkened design of the limited edition Cherokee model.
The Longitude Technology Package has also been added to the range of standard Longitude AWD specifications.
“Based off the most affordable AWD variants of both nameplates, the Night Eagle special editions provide a stunning and trendy look,” Jeep’s brand and product strategy director Guillaume Drelon said.
The Grand Cherokee Night Eagle model adds more than $10,400 worth of extras for just $5,500 more than the standard price, and is available in Jeep dealerships from $58,450 plus on-roads.
The Cherokee Night Eagle package adds some $6,400 of goodies for only $3,200 more, and can be purchased from your local Australian Jeep dealer from $45,150 plus on-roads.