GLOBAL MEMBER: Buy a new Jeep as of February 1 and become an instant Jeep SA Club member. The new Renegade Trailhawk and Limited versions are headed for SA. Image: Jeep
MIDRAND, Gauteng - Chrysler SA's Jeep division has partnered with Jeep Club SA NPC to integrate with the International Jeep Owner's Group, following in the steps of the parent company in Europe that launched the all-new club late in 2014 at Camp Jeep Italy.
The Jeep Owner's Group Internationally represents the brand through a community of like-minded owners that spans generations of adventurers, explorers and trailblazers, all dedicated to the Jeep philosophy: "Go anywhere, do anything", claims the automaker. In South Africa, Jeep Club SA will provide local members access to a premium lifestyle experience.
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Jog aims to not only entice new Jeep buyers into the club but also consolidate the existing club membership into a world-wide group offering the same premium lifestyle experience no matter where buyers choose to purchase and drive their Jeep, believes its maker.
Every buyer of new Jeep from February 1 2015 automatically become members of Jeep Club SA with a paid-up membership for the first year, thereafter a nominal fee will be payable to continue enjoying the many benefits afforded the club's members.
All members of Jeep Club SA will receive a welcome pack constructed from the same material as used for the roof panels on the original Willys, says the automaker. The pack includes the membership card, a welcome letter, exclusive Jeep Owners' Group vehicle badge, Jeep Club SA licence sticker and a club keyring.
Members will also receive a copy of Jeep magazine during the course of the year, will be entitled to special promotions through the after-sales brand Mopar as these become available as well as access to the club's exclusive merchandising website where all the latest clothing and gadgets can be bought.EXCLUSIVE EVENTS
"Without a membership, none of this will possible.
There's also access to the 'Tech Area' of Jog's website where technical forums and live chats will be facilitated by Jeep engineers as well as people in the know, as well as access to the Jeep archives, to provide vital historical Jeep information.
Membership includes access to monthly club events held regionally throughout the year as well as an exclusive invitation to attend the ever-popular Camp Jeep which is planned for the third quarter of 2015.
Camp Jeep is a gathering of Jeep owners from all regions across the country. It was held in the Drakensberg in 2008, Camp Jeep is expected to attract more than 1800 owners and more than 800 vehicles.