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I am also looking for a fun SUV. I like the more masculine styling of Jeep as compared to the styling of the Cayenne or GLE. I'm just nervous that Jeep isn't capable of rolling out a vehicle without it having problems. Are you concerned about quality?

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Hi Jeepers,

I want to return to the SUV realm as well. I mentioned in my introduction that I had the opportunity to drive my brother-in-laws 2014 GC 470HP SRT in Germany and it was absolute fun. The engine and exhaust are intoxicating and are bad for MPG's :) ...when he wants to save gas he drives his Ferrari California.

Since it's his daily driver, he beats on it everyday and has had zero engine drive train issues to date. Although, while at the latest service, he did have to replace the rear fender extensions (Europe only option) which fell of twice because they are glued on with double stick tape.
 

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Hi Jeepers,

I want to return to the SUV realm as well. I mentioned in my introduction that I had the opportunity to drive my brother-in-laws 2014 GC 470HP SRT in Germany and it was absolute fun. The engine and exhaust are intoxicating and are bad for MPG's :) ...when he wants to save gas he drives his Ferrari California.

Since it's his daily driver, he beats on it everyday and has had zero engine drive train issues to date. Although, while at the latest service, he did have to replace the rear fender extensions (Europe only option) which fell of twice because they are glued on with double stick tape.
That's rather unusual of a California owner, they typically like G-Wagon daily drivers from what I noticed! I bet he had (or I hope) had seat time in a G63 AMG... although it is a unique and interesting combination of things going on.

For those unfamiliar with what i'm talking about:

 

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That's rather unusual of a California owner, they typically like G-Wagon daily drivers from what I noticed! I bet he had (or I hope) had seat time in a G63 AMG... although it is a unique and interesting combination of things going on.
I think for him it was price driven...he's a different type of bird and doesn't really like AMG's. I on the other hand do like AMG's especially with portal axles!
 

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What specifically doesn't he like about them?
He thinks they are status quo, at least in Germany. He likes to be different...although, the older he gets the less that is true :wink2:

When he was researching the Jeep he did contemplate an RS6 Wagon but ground clearance ruled that out due to his driveway angles. The Ferrari already scrapes the ground upon entry.
 
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