The Jeep Grand Cherokee Montreux Jazz Festival Limited Edition models, based on the Grand Cherokee Summit, were rendered in charcoal metallic with satin trim pieces and 20-inch wheels. The interior features brown leather and an 825-watt Harman/Kardon surround-sound system with 19 speakers as well as twin DVD screens for rear-seat passengers, each with HDMI and AUX ports and wireless headsets. For the first time ever, the 2015 model year Active Noise Cancellation technology optimises on-board acoustic comfort using the Harman Kardon sound system and four additional microphones.
The MJF limited edition is powered by Jeep’s 3.0-liter diesel engine mated to an eight-speed automatic. Jeep’s Quadra-Drive II all-wheel drive is standard, as is an air suspension.
High-end safety is guaranteed by modern systems, like Adaptive Cruise Control with stop, the new Selec-Speed Control and Forward Collision Warning with ‘Crash Mitigation’.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee “Montreux Jazz Festival Limited Edition” was built in a limited run of 49 units (one for each year of the Festival). It was available only in Switzerland at a price of CHF 88,300 (U.S. $93,000).
The lucky few buyers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Montreux Jazz Festival Limited Edition also received a Limited Edition MJF Box containing an ‘MJF Black Card’ allowing access to the famous ‘Le Picotin’ chalet of Festival founder Claude Nobs to be submerged in the unique atmosphere and create a customised CD picking songs by their favourite artists picked directly from the Festival’s extensive music library listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. The MJF Limited Edition Box also contained a DVD with 10 new tracks and a pair of Soho Wireless Harman Kardon headphones with touch controls and Bluetooth connectivity.
Created in 1967, the Swiss festival has a sound library of over 5000 hours of live music recorded in Montreux and protected by the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme, which will be enriched further with the 2015 edition by performances of the likes of John Legend, Lenny Kravitz, Benjamin Booker, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Santana, Maria Gadú, Jackson Browne, Lionel Richie and The Chemical Brothers.