Jeep will develop a compact crossover

Jeep will develop a compact crossover

March 13, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The company Jeep plans to develop a new compact crossover. As informs Motoring, officially about it should declare in June of this year. In the model range of the brand, the car will take place a step below the Renegade.

“You will probably have to wait until our big event in June, when we will talk about plans for the next five years,” explained the head of the company Mike Manley.

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According to unofficial data, the novelty will be built on the same platform as the Fiat 500. Production of the car will be adjusted at the plant in Naples (Italy).

Also in the company’s plans this year to present a new pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler. The car will be sold under the name Scrambler. The engine’s range will include a 2.0-liter petrol engine. The engine’s power will be about 300 horsepower. The car will receive an eight-speed automatic transmission. The transmission was created by Chrysler under the license of ZF Friedrichshafen. To facilitate the weight of the machine in the company plan with the active use of aluminum in the construction.

In 2020, the company will present its seven-seat SUV to the public. The car will be sold under the revived name Grand Wagooner. The car will receive a 6.2-liter unit V8. It is expected that the novelty will share the platform with the Ram 1500.

In addition, Jeep is going to update a number of its models. So, restyled versions will get off-road cars Grand Cherokee and Cherokee. The premiere of these machines will be held in 2019 and in 2021. In turn, expect the updated Compass is not until 2020.