2018 – JEEP WRANGLER CARABINIERI
The carabinieri have received a Jeep Wrangler fleet that will be used to patrol the streets and some of the busiest beaches on the coast between Cattolica and Bellari in the province of Rimini, Italy. The Jeep, which the Carabinieri already dubbed ‘Gazella’, will be used mainly in one of the most popular and tourist regions of the Adriatic coast of Italy. The model has been upgraded with a special Mopar One kit which includes height-adjustable buffers, a larger diameter stabilizer bar, 17-inch wheels and protections at the bottom of the chassis. In a security force vehicle the lights and sirens could not be missing, as well as a radio communication system. Underneath the hood is a 2.8-liter four-cylinder CRD turbocharged engine developing 200 horsepower, coupled with a five-speed automatic transmission with torque converter.
2018 – JEEP WRANGLER JK HELLCAT 6X6 BY WILD BOAR OFF ROAD
The crew of the Wild Boar Off Road, based in Huntington Beach, California, took a Jeep Wrangler JK and installed under the hood the HEMI engine of the Dodge Charger Hellcat and a set of six wheels. They are now offering the vehicle for $ 290,000, the price of five Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, in the United States. But half the price that Mercedes-Benz asked for the G 63 AMG 6 × 6. The specialists took the Wrangler JK of the previous generation and mounted three axles and the V8 engine with 6.2 liters and 707 hp. In addition, they raised the car 12.7 centimeters and installed 35-inch tires on specific wheels, so that the car could rotate on any surface. The ‘Wild Boar Off Road’ has been used to change the style of the Wrangler JK, using carbon fiber, extending the generous wheel arches, a roof rack, steel front bumper with high capacity winches and auxiliary LED lights . The end result may not have the quality of the Mercedes-AMG G 63 6 × 6, but it is impressive. It remains to know is the enormous power will be well digested by the Dana axles and if the transformation is tough and durable.
2018 – JEEP WRANGLER MOAB EDITION
Not yet one year has passed since the first appearance of the new Jeep Wrangler . But the American brand decided to create a special edition based on the latest evolution of the iconic 4 × 4. It is the Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition and stands out for presenting a differentiated exterior image and having improved off-road capabilities. The Jeep has released at least a dozen limited editions of the previous Wrangler generation, many of which have also hit the Brazilian market. Although it is not known if the new Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition will arrive here, the model deserves a little attention. Especially since, as noted above, it is the first special series built on the basis of the latest generation Wrangler JL. The Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition is manufactured from the Wrangler finished Sahara, on which was added a series of unique elements. Aesthetically it is easy to identify it thanks to the hood, inherited from Rubicon, but with a specific adhesive with the word Moab on the sides. Equipped with standard headlights with LED technology, they feature an outer edge finished in black, tone that is also present in the grille feature and in the tow rings. Other modifications not only affect the aesthetic part, but also help improve your already excellent 4 × 4 capabilities. We’re talking about the 17-inch wheels coming from the Wrangler Rubicon, which fit the 32-inch larger off-road tires and help slightly increase the ground clearance. It also has Rubicon metal side skirts and even uses the metal bumpers of the Rubicon, which have the peculiarity of being partially detachable to improve the angles of attack and exit. Unlike previous-generation Moab editions, the Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition 2018 will only be offered in conjunction with the five-door body. The Jeep indicates that buyers will be able to choose from nine exterior colors that will come standard equipped with the removable hard top, finished in the same tone as the rest of the exterior.
2018 – JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED
The first images of the new generation of the Jeep Wrangler we were able to meet a few weeks ago, but now for its premiere at the Los Angeles Show 2017, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has released a huge photo gallery, which allows you to meet the iconic model from all angles and details. The new generation of Jeep all-terrain will hit the market completely renovated next year, but with an exterior aesthetic that managed to retain its main characteristics unchanged, such as the traditional vertical seven-bar grille, round headlights and its unmistakable profile. The new Jeep Wrangler was developed on a new platform and includes a body with aluminum panels, which allowed to reduce its weight in relation to the previous model. It will be available in enclosed and convertible body format with both removable panels and in foldable roof versions of fabric. Where changes really are most evident with this renovation is on the inside, while retaining the panel format, adds new technologies and trims that can improve the perception of quality. It now includes new instrumentation with a 7.0-inch color screen that covers on-board computer functions as well as a new UConnect infotainment system with a touch screen up to 8.4 inches with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and integrated navigation. The engine offering of the new Jeep Wrangler 2018 will include two petrol alternatives in the United States. The first of these will be the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that develops 290 horsepower, which comes coupled to a six-speed manual or automatic eight-ratio transmission. In addition, there will be a new turbocharged 4-cylinder 2.0-liter engine with 270 horsepower. It is a micro-hybrid that will be associated with a 48-volt battery that reuses the braking energy, which can also be combined with a manual or automatic transmission. Subsequently the line will be complemented with a diesel engine of 2.0 liters, that will be destined to the markets of Europe.
2018 – JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED EU VERSION
The Jeep revealed information on the European version of the new Wrangler. The model arrives in October and will initially feature at least two engines, a 2.2-liter diesel and a 2.0-liter gasoline. According to the market, you can still count on a semi-hybrid system. The 2.2 diesel engine delivers 200 horsepower and produces 450 Nm of torque, while the 2.0-liter petrol engine reaches 271 horsepower and develops 400 Nm of torque. As standard, the diesel engine will be coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission, an 8-speed automatic will be optional. The gasoline unit will be available only with the automatic transmission. The engines will transfer the traction to the four wheels, self-locking differentials will be optional and will be part of the base equipment in the Rubicon version, focused on the off-road driving. The new Wrangler, presented at the Los Angeles show in November last year, received a semi-hybrid system with eTorque technology consisting of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. This system develops 273 hp of power and 400 Nm of torque, the electric component allows to significantly improve the efficiency in the consumption. The Wrangler 2018 has maintained the aesthetics that have characterized the line since 1986 and the all-terrain capabilities have remained intact. What really sets the new model apart from its predecessor is the state-of-the-art technology it offers: an infotainment system with a center touch screen of 5.0, 7.4 or 8.0 inches, a digital display integrated in the instrument panel that optionally , it can be fully digital with about 75 driver assistance systems that significantly increase occupant safety. With previously informed, the model arrives in Europe in October of this year. They will be available in two or four door formats in the Sport, Sport S and Rubicon versions. The Sahara version will only be available in the four-door format.
2017 – JEEP COMPASS SPORT 4X4
Exceeding 35,000 placards in the country since its commercial launch last November, the new Jeep Compass is undeniably successful, with more than half of average SUV sales. Excellent time for the Jeep to launch the limited edition Sport 4×4. Based on the initial version of the model, with the 2.0 Tigershark engine, it brings the all-wheel drive Jeep Active Drive, offering the brand’s traditional off-road capability in a more affordable package. This combination of flexible 4×4 drive is unprecedented for Jeep produced in Brazil and still includes the advanced nine-speed automatic transmission, exclusive in the category. In addition to the Select-Terrain command, with Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud modes, Jeep Active Drive traction still provides more safety and stability on asphalt, such as on slippery floors, example. In short, better dynamic behavior in any situation. Like all other line versions with the 2.0 Tigershark engine starting with the 2018 model, the Jeep Compass Sport 4×4 has the Stop / Start feature. In heavy traffic, it generates significant reduction in consumption and emissions, thanks also to the intelligent alternator and fuel pump, which only work on demand. With modernized graphics, the multimedia center of this limited series of Compass displays a new 7.0-inch color touch screen. Key features include compatibility with the Android Auto and Apple Car Play systems. Another highlight in the extensive list of standard equipment is the two-zone digital air conditioning, alongside items such as: Stability Control (ESC), anti-block control, cruise control, reverse camera, four-disc brake wheels, electric parking brake, Hill Start Assist and leather steering wheel adjustable in height and depth. The Jeep Compass Sport 4×4 will begin to arrive in the next few days for the suggested value of R $ 117,990.
2017 – JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SUMMIT
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit 2017 will be shown for the first time to the public at the Salon of New York 2016, appearing with a luxurious and refined appearance, being the second generation of the most ostentatious top-of-the-line version with which the American brand intends to steal customers of Range Rovers and Mercedes-Benz GLE, among others. The changes to this new Summit version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee affect a number of elements, both from the exterior and the interior. On the outside, a new grille with black background is highlighted so that the chrome ones have more force. The front bumper has also been revised and includes LED lights for the antinebline headlights. In this version chrome are the protagonists, the ones that are much appreciated in the United States. Rear-view mirrors, bumper, window sills, door handles and even the new 20-inch wheels are all chrome plated. Inside, luxury is the biggest highlight, arising a two-tone leather upholstery with diamond-shaped seams. The dashboard, center console and doors are also fully lined with leather, showing the Jeep’s determination to achieve a truly luxurious SUV. Of course, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit 2017 features a generous series, which will be unveiled in New York: it will feature elements like a new infotainment system, a panoramic roof, a powerful audio system and the exclusive leather upholstery with heated seats.