Jeep Gladiator pickup on the basis of the new Wrangler is already in production

Jeep Gladiator pickup on the basis of the new Wrangler is already in production

March 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

A new pickup is preparing to enter the market. While concern FCA announced the start of mass production. The first cars Jeep Gladiator will appear at dealers in the United States before the end of next month.

Avod Fiat Chrysler in Toledo (Ohio) reported on the first serial Jeep Gladiator pickup that rolled off the assembly line. The model built on the basis of the new SUV Wrangler received increased dimensions: length – 5 181 mm (787 mm longer), with a wheelbase of 3 480 mm (+ 492 mm).

 Despite its “practical” purpose, the pickup will also receive a “charged” Rubicon modification with a clearance of 282 mm. The angle of entry of such a Gladiator was 43.6 degrees, the ramp angle was 20.3 degrees, and the exit angle was 26 degrees. The ford depth is 762 millimeters. In essence, the model is intended as an image car, and not a practical transport for work.

At the time of the start of sales will be offered a version with a 3.6-liter atmospheric engine, capable of developing up to 288 horsepower and 353 Nm of torque. Together with him will offer manual and automatic transmission. Of course, all-wheel drive is provided even in the basic version. Later, a version with a 3.2-liter diesel engine, developing up to 264 forces and 600 Nm of torque, will be presented.

In the US market, the model will appear next year. When the model enters the European market is not reported.

Meanwhile, Mahindra began selling an Indian copy of the Jeep CJ7 SUV. Indian copy of the American SUV has received a lot of off-road chips.