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Jeep Snow Patrol Swarms Aspen at 2018 Winter X-Games

January 26-29 2018


jeep shadesThe big news for Jeep at the X-Games this year was the addition of the all-new 2018 Wrangler Rubicon to the very popular shuttle fleet.


Located 160 miles southwest of Denver, the 23rd  Annual Winter X-Games took place in Aspen, CO. More than 200 of the world’s best action sports athletes competed in skiing, snowboarding and snowmobile events at Buttermilk Mountain for the premier Winter X-Games event.


Jeep offered event guests, athletes, and VIPs the opportunity experience the 2018 vehicle lineup while traveling from downtown Aspen to the mountain venue and back. 10 shuttle vehicles were used, consisting of a mix of the new 2018 Wrangler JL, Grand Cherokee, Compass, and Cherokee vehicles. Consumer data was collected by Gordinier Group trained drivers, who provided product information during the ride.

The free shuttle service is always a hit in Aspen (as well as a GG staff favorite), particularly on the weekend, after attendees recognize the wrapped vehicles swarming around town. Once guests register with us the first time, their Jeep X-Games “lift ticket” is simply scanned in the vehicle to track their usage each time they ride.

Gordinier Group builds off-road test drive course at Jim Glover Jeep Dealership in OK



Gordinier Group’s off-road course-building entity, Dirt Designs, headed to Owasso, Oklahoma to design and construct a test drive track at the new Jim Glover Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat Dealership. 

Providing a controlled track that specifically demonstrates Trail Rated attributes (such as traction, articulation, maneuverability, and ground clearance) flat-out works for a Jeep dealership. What better sales tool can you ask for, then to be able to take potential buyers out to show them what a Jeep vehicle can actually do? Furthermore, many Jeep customers (and also owners) aren’t familiar with how to engage such features as Hill Descent Control, Electronic-Locking Axles, Sway-Bar Disconnect, Selec Terrain, and Selec Speed. With each course build, Gordinier Group/Dirt Designs bakes in a day of staff training so that we can get the dealership sales crew up to speed on how to properly/safely drive and instruct drivers in an off-road setting.


Dirt Designs typically designs custom dealership courses to accommodate the entire Jeep lineup, including Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Renegade, and Compass. The Jim Glover track has a couple of bonus ‘Rubicon Only’ turn-offs for the guests interested in Wrangler Rubicon (and pushing the limits a bit).



2014 Camp Jeep Auto Shows – Off to a fast start!


A new 2014 Cherokee tackles the Trail Rated Pass

A new 2014 Cherokee tackles the Trail Rated Pass


Houston Auto Show  1/22 – 1/26/14

Washington DC Auto Show 1/23 – 2/2/14

Chicago Auto Show 2/6 – 2/17/14

Philadelphia Auto Show 2/8 – 2/16/14

Milwaukee Auto Show 2/22 – 3/2/14

Cleveland Auto Show 3/1 – 3/9/14

Twin Cities Auto Show 3/8 – 3/16/14

Atlanta Auto Show 3/26 – 3/30/14

Denver Auto Show 4/9 – 4/13/14

New York Auto Show 4/15 – 4/27/14




The first two quarters of 2014 brought a flurry of Camp Jeep auto shows for Gordinier Group pro drivers.

The Camp Jeep experience continues to evolve, both with new product on the track (2014 Cherokee Trailhawk), and an exciting new GPJ track element (Trail Rated Pass). This industry-leading experiential marketing program continues to exceed metrics goals at each stop, with consumers lining up to ride along with GG pro drivers.

It has been a record-breaking year so far, and we are looking to ride that momentum into the next wave of Camp Jeep shows.

2014 Chicago Auto Show Camp Jeep & Chrysler City Drive

A 2014 Polar Edition Wrangler easily conquers the trail Rated Pass in front of an enormous crowd

A 2014 Polar Edition Wrangler easily conquers the Trail Rated Pass in front of an enormous crowd

Feb 6-14, 2014

Chrysler returned to prominence again this year at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. With the most space of any manufacturer (192,00 square feet!), Chrysler brought back the Camp Jeep and multi-brand City Drive (Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat) tracks.

Camp Jeep:

Camp Jeep CAS was the debut of the new Trail Rated Pass course discipline. The TRP demonstrates both articulation and traction as the vehicle traverses the offset, rolling ramps. Along with the TRP, the Chicago course is always a guest and driver favorite, with a mix of organic elements and mechanical properties. The trees, dirt, mulch and boulders add to the outdoor feel – you can trick yourself into feeling like you are wheeling on the Rubicon trail.

On the course, was a mix of 2014 Grand Cherokee, Cherokee Trailhawk, and Wrangler Unlimited vehicles. Compass and Patriot made some trips around the track as well, proving that the whole lineup is more than capable off road.

Click here to watch Jim Morrison, Director – Jeep Brand, talk about the Camp Jeep CAS track.

City Drive:

The Chrysler City Drive returned to Chicago for 2014, showing off the Dodge Charger, Durango and Dart, the Fiat 500 and 500L, and the Chrysler 300, 200 and T&C. GG pro drivers demonstrated an acceleration and braking zone, an ambient sound station, a bumpy road, and a back up camera area.

With the astounding attendance at the Chicago show, we were able to treat tens of thousands of guests and media reps to an experience that is unmatched in this industry.  Kudos to Chrysler for continuing to raise the bar on this event every year.


2013 Crankworx Sees Introduction of New Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Guests were super excited to be able to experience/drive the newest Jeep, several months before they hit the showroom floor. Likewise, GG drivers were dying to get behind the wheel and be able to put the Cherokee through its paces.First impression highlights were the smooth shifting 9-speed transmission, electronic locking rear axle, and 8.6” of ground clearance. Many guests commented that they really like the aesthetics, ergonomics and interior styling as well. Overall, the response to the Cherokee was very positive. With the exception of a few original Cherokee owners (who mostly just wanted a different name for the new vehicle), people were really digging the new Cherokee.


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2012 Arizona International Auto Show

November 22-25, 2012

Gordinier Group professional drivers traveled to the Phoenix Convention Center to work the 2012 Arizona International Auto Show, hosted by Motor Trend Autoshows, LLC.

Once again, Chrysler Group, LLC treated hungry Jeep enthusiasts (and newbies alike) to an exhilarating and informative off-road driving experience, on the indoor Jeep track.

Navigating the 30-degree wedge in a Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

And speaking of hungry, our friendly clients from Chrysler and the George P Johnson Company generously treated Gordinier Group drivers, Light Speed Management staff, and QEK vehicle technicians to a bountiful Thanskgiving feast. Cheers!

Thanksgiving Cheers!

2012 Utah International Auto Expo

January 13-16, 2012

This past holiday weekend, Gordinier Group was honored to be a part of Camp Jeep in Sandy, Utah as the off road challenge course was brought to the Utah International Auto Expo for the first time. The crew was thrilled to be in Jeep country and demonstrating the Jeep brand capabilities to so many avid off-roaders. Craig Bickmore, executive director of the New Car Dealers of Utah was enthusiastic about the show’s new addition. “Camp Jeep brings a whole new level of excitement to this year’s auto expo.”

Camp Jeep Test Drive

The Jeep Kids Course engaged younger Jeep enthusiasts with Wrangler Power Wheels , and the 25 foot rock climbing wall provided a challenge for those of all ages.

Camp Jeep Kidz Course

Camp Jeep Rock Wall

Check out what people had to say about Camp Jeep at the Utah International Auto Expo:

Motor Trend focuses of Camp Jeep Utah.

Studio 5 named Camp Jeep the highlight of the show.

Camp Jeep Test Drive

2012 New England International Auto Show

January 12-16, 2012

Camp Jeep returned to the New England International Auto Show this year. The Gordinier Group staff was pleased to be back, the crew demonstrating the extraordinary off-roading capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Patriot, the Liberty and the Wrangler. If you missed the event, relive the action below:

Camp Jeep Test Drive

See the course live HERE as captured by one of Jeep’s YouTube fans.

Camp Jeep Test Drive

Camp Jeep Test Drive

2011 Anaheim National Association of Realtors® Conference

NAR Chrysler Ride and Drive

November 12-14, 2011

Gordinier Group activated a Chrysler Brand Ride and Drive to the National Association of Realtors® this past weekend, as Chrysler is the official automotive brand for the organization. Vehicles available to test drive on the streets of Anaheim, California were the Chrysler 200, 300, Town and Country, the Dodge Charger, Durango, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Ram 1500.

NAR Treasurer, Bill Armstrong, wanted to be one of the first among those to sign up to drive as he also plans on being the first NAR member to utilize the REALTORS Benefits® Program. He plans on purchasing a Town and Country minivan and had only good things to say about the automotive brand. “I like buying American. Chrysler is one of the most innovative manufacturers.”

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Chrysler Test Drive

Chrysler Test Drive

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