Jeep has launched two new special editions of its Grand Cherokee before the new model arrives next year.

The top-of-the-range Grand Cherokee Platinum is based on the Overland model while the Limited XS is based on the Limited. The entry-level Grand Cherokee Sport completes the line-up, with prices starting from £24,995.

The Grand Cherokee Platinum comes with sat-nav, rear-park assist, metallic paint, 17 inch ‘Rogue Platinum’ alloy wheels, 10-disc autochanger/radio with steering wheel controls, sunroof, air conditioning including climate control and black leather interior, as well as chrome grille, matt black rock rails and black tinted windows. The Platinum is available with 2.7 CRD and 4.7 High Output petrol engines.

The Grand Cherokee Limited XS, on sale with either 2.7 CRD or 4.7-litre V8 petrol engines, features metallic paint, sat-nav, rear-park assist, 17 inch ‘Rogue’ alloy wheels, single CD/radio with steering wheel controls, sunroof, air conditioning including climate control, leather interior and chrome rock rails.

The entry level Grand Cherokee Sport, which was launched with 4.0-litre petrol and 2.7-litre CRD engines in the UK in March 2004, features air conditioning, six-way power adjustable cloth seats, front fog lamps, 16 inch alloy wheels and single CD/radio.

The new Platinum and Limited XS editions are available from Chrysler Jeep dealers in the UK from 1 October.

Pricing:

Grand Cherokee Platinum 2.7 CRD£33,995
Grand Cherokee Platinum 4.7 V8 HO£35,995
Grand Cherokee Limited XS 2.7 CRD£32,415
Grand Cherokee Limited XS 4.7 V8£33,715
Grand Cherokee Sport 4.0£24,995
Grand Cherokee Sport 2.7 CRD£26,695