Mopar showed the “right” Jeep Gladiator

Mopar showed the “right” Jeep Gladiator

January 16, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

SUV equipped with accessories from the company catalog

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Mopar atelier at the Montreal Motor Show showed one of the options for retrofitting a Jeep Gladiator pickup. All components and accessories are featured in the Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) branded catalogs.

“Correct”, from the point of view of Mopar, Gladiator is based on the Rubicon version – a top-end modification with a V6 3.6 engine, “mechanics” and a Command-Trac all-wheel drive with a rigid front axle connection. To improve the geometric cross-country ability, the pickup is equipped with a suspension lift kit that adds 51 millimeters to the ride height. In addition, the list of equipment of the SUV includes tubular doors and additional lighting units, all from the JPP catalog.

On the cargo platform, covered with a curtain, the crossbars from the Ram 1500 are set with the Trail Rail system, which allows you to install mounts for a bicycle or kayak from the Mopar catalog. The inside of the body is protected by a special wear-resistant coating; a storage system with lockable drawers was also mounted there.

The SUV has power bumpers, protective steel plates for the engine and transmission, Mopar handrails, and aluminum 17-inch wheels. Inside, there are leather Katzkin seat covers and all-weather floor mats.

Pickup Jeep Gladiator presented in 2018. The range of SUV engines consists of a gasoline 3.6 V6 Pentastar (289 hp and 353 Nm of torque) and an EcoDiesel diesel engine with a volume of 3.0 liters (264 hp and 599 Nm of torque). The gasoline engine can be paired with a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission, a diesel engine – only with automatic transmission.

The pickup is equipped with third-generation Dana 44 reinforced bridges, and in the Rubicon version with 33-inch off-road tires, a switchable front stabilizer and a power rear bumper.