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I'll make this as short as possible. I spoke with a for real owner of a dealership yesterday. I was following up with him that I found a Jeep on a lot at MSRP. He was literally floored and barely believed me. BUT he told me that Jeep recently announced in the last few days that it would close production at 1,380 units. And he said it looked like they would not be rolling over to 2022. He also told me 392s are already going thru the auctions as desirable items for $120K to $150K on the West coast. Could any of this possibly be true? Has anyone heard anything about his info. Or was he just Kookie. I'm not trying to stir any ides or aggravate anyone, just trying to get a grip on this. anyone's input would be appreciated. He also told me to put the jeep in the garage for a year and not drive it. Heck no I don't want to do that unless its going to double in value. Any Thoughts, thank you.
 
There have been some 2021 392 Rubicons selling on Ebay for the past 1-2 months and are not moving. Some of the sellers have dropped the price on them and still not selling.
 
Dealer told me that in a month he can place order for 2022 model, has anyone else heard this?.
 
I work for a Jeep dealership in Ohio and I was able to build and price out a build via the dealerConnect webite. They haven't opened the portal for 22's yet. Should be very soon.
 
I'll make this as short as possible. I spoke with a for real owner of a dealership yesterday. I was following up with him that I found a Jeep on a lot at MSRP. He was literally floored and barely believed me. BUT he told me that Jeep recently announced in the last few days that it would close production at 1,380 units. And he said it looked like they would not be rolling over to 2022. He also told me 392s are already going thru the auctions as desirable items for $120K to $150K on the West coast. Could any of this possibly be true? Has anyone heard anything about his info. Or was he just Kookie. I'm not trying to stir any ides or aggravate anyone, just trying to get a grip on this. anyone's input would be appreciated. He also told me to put the jeep in the garage for a year and not drive it. Heck no I don't want to do that unless its going to double in value. Any Thoughts, thank you.
They’ve stopped the SRT program (for now at least), so I wouldn’t be surprised if the 392 doesn’t come back for 2022. The ones on eBay aren’t moving that are priced that high; however, if or when news comes out publicly that it is not returning - that’s game changing.
 
In the forum linked below they're tracking 392 VINs, I placed my order a week ago without an allocation and it was accepted. But my VIN is still the highest on the list. Could be they hit their limit for the year so no other are getting accepted. Interesting theory, I'd love to hear if this is the case.

 
I'll make this as short as possible. I spoke with a for real owner of a dealership yesterday. I was following up with him that I found a Jeep on a lot at MSRP. He was literally floored and barely believed me. BUT he told me that Jeep recently announced in the last few days that it would close production at 1,380 units. And he said it looked like they would not be rolling over to 2022. He also told me 392s are already going thru the auctions as desirable items for $120K to $150K on the West coast. Could any of this possibly be true? Has anyone heard anything about his info. Or was he just Kookie. I'm not trying to stir any ides or aggravate anyone, just trying to get a grip on this. anyone's input would be appreciated. He also told me to put the jeep in the garage for a year and not drive it. Heck no I don't want to do that unless its going to double in value. Any Thoughts, thank you.
He might be a real owner, but he is Kookie. Sounds like he was trying to get you to buy. First, there are dealers selling at MSRP so he shouldn't have been floored. Not all dealers are greedy like him. Then, if production is capped, why are dealers with allocation submitting orders to Jeep where VIN numbers are being assigned.
 
A month ago when I was searching for a dealer with allocations in Florida, I spoke with a manager that said they only have 1 and it was inbound and he wasn't placing it on the lot until end of summer because he's going to drive it. I was offered to go on that dealers contact list when it's on the lot after the dealership plays in it for the summer. I said no thanks. Anyway, he said I should try to find one if I want one because he had been to some regional conference or meeting and it was hinted that the production would be limited and no plans of a '22 roll out. I continued searching and had dealers in several states that had ordered out their few allocations, offer to place me on their contact list in the event they are awarded any leftover allocations from another dealer, or to be among the first on their growing list for '22. I would then mention from what I understand there's no '22 roll outs planned. Each dealer responded with, well yeah, if there is a '22 roll out, which we haven't heard yet, then you'll be on our list. I told each, no, I need a sure thing. Eventually contacting dealers throughout the country, I finally landed one in Texas. Took 1 day after order was submitted to receive my VIN / VON.
Now I don't know if the capped production or the "no '22 roll out planned" is fact, but in response to your post, yes, I was told something similar to what you were told by a dealer in Florida.
 
We have been given no guarantees that there will be a 2022 model of this vehicle, I personally asked the rep when he visited my dealership a couple of weeks ago to discuss future allocation/orders of all inventory. He went stone faced and said there is no information out there at all.

If there is a plan to, I would anticipate a price increase on all vehicles across the board from manufacturers due to supply and demand issues from the chip shortage.

The biggest part to be weary about is the heavy shift to electric vehicles coming up. With the emission laws right now, it is very costly to produce for regulations/pay fines for not, on a lot of the higher performance V8 engines. This is what I've researched to be the biggest reason for the SRT team being disbanded at Stellantis and moved into different departments. Focus now for most manufacturers is delivering high/higher performance with decreased emissions, and electric powered vehicles that deliver high/instant power.

Take it for what it is worth, but if you want a Wrangler 392 or any vehicle coming out with a high power V8, I would get in where you can fit in. Especially given that there is a 4xe that is going to be a big focus with 375 HP and 470 lb-ft torque(same as the 392 Wrangler).

At the end of the day it is your money, and you choose to do with it as you please. Now is not the time however, if you truly want a specialty vehicle, to wait and see what happens.

In my honest opinion, these are going to be unicorns in the near future.
 
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What a load of crap ! Think they would do the engineering for just one year? They will make them as long as the Public will pay and the Government will allow. Im ordering a 22 and expect Jeep to offer 35's. Wish they would offer, solid 60's, a better transfer case, locked 4.10 gears, solid roof and more colors. See you at the mall.
 
What a load of crap ! Think they would do the engineering for just one year? They will make them as long as the Public will pay and the Government will allow. Im ordering a 22 and expect Jeep to offer 35's. Wish they would offer, solid 60's, a better transfer case, locked 4.10 gears, solid roof and more colors. See you at the mall.
Well said. Jeep has the sunk cost for engineering, so to drop the model after one year doesn’t make good financial sense. Just like the Gen 2 Raptor, they are hard to get with MSRP++ at most dealers, but after the initial demand the availability and price will change to favor the buyer.
 
Well said. Jeep has the sunk cost for engineering, so to drop the model after one year doesn’t make good financial sense. Just like the Gen 2 Raptor, they are hard to get with MSRP++ at most dealers, but after the initial demand the availability and price will change to favor the buyer.
To be fair, there are one-year-only car models/trims. So, there is precedent. The electric/hybrid era is here. It is not unreasonable to think that the 392 Rubicon may become a one-year-only model. No way to predict whether this will be the case, or if the 392 Rubicon will be built for the next 10 years.

 
Even the Prowler went 5 years. The "electric/hybrid era" is not here until you can drive coast to coast with 1/2 hour charges every 400 miles. I just made a prediction. I'd still like to know where electricity comes from.
 
To be fair, there are one-year-only car models/trims. So, there is precedent. The electric/hybrid era is here. It is not unreasonable to think that the 392 Rubicon may become a one-year-only model. No way to predict whether this will be the case, or if the 392 Rubicon will be built for the next 10 years.

Yep, as I mentioned in my previous post, don't know if it's fact. So for now it's all rumor and assumption by all, unless you are one of the big wigs of the corporation, it's all talk until it actually happens. 2022 is about 5½ months away. We'll all know soon enough. But for now, hopefully I can rest in peace at night seeing my POC with a VON and VIN with my name on it.
 
To be fair, there are one-year-only car models/trims. So, there is precedent. The electric/hybrid era is here. It is not unreasonable to think that the 392 Rubicon may become a one-year-only model. No way to predict whether this will be the case, or if the 392 Rubicon will be built for the next 10 years.

Correct, for example the new Durango Hellcat has been noted to only running 3,000 units and for one year. Of course, as Hydro Blue stated, when it comes to the Wrangler 392, everything is all speculation at this point.
 
Yep, as I mentioned in my previous post, don't know if it's fact. So for now it's all rumor and assumption by all, unless you are one of the big wigs of the corporation, it's all talk until it actually happens. 2022 is about 5½ months away. We'll all know soon enough. But for now, hopefully I can rest in peace at night seeing my POC with a VON and VIN with my name on it.
If you have a VIN, I don't think you should be too worried about getting one
 
If you have a VIN, I don't think you should be too worried about getting one
I certainly hope you are correct, as I am trading in my Scat Pack Shaker Challenger, and actually giving it early for an extra 1500 bucks.
I have plenty of other cars and motorcycles.
 
If you have a VIN, I don't think you should be too worried about getting one
Yeah you're right. My salesperson contacted me yesterday and said my ship date is the 28th of this month. This blew me away because the order was submitted 19 May. Then 20 May I had the VIN. Seems pretty fast.
 
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