Revealed appearance of a new pickup truck JeepNovember 15, 2018
The first official photos of the Jeep Gladiator pickup appeared on the Web. The novelty, built on the basis of the Wrangler, will offer the best-in-class payload and towing capabilities, and will also receive a unique equipment for the mid-size pick-up segment – an electronically disconnectable anti-roll bar.
According to the information received by the JeepGladiatorForum forum participants, two options for all-wheel drive will be available for the pickup: Rock-Trac with transfer case and Tru-Lok differentials with electronic locking in both bridges, as well as Command-Trac with a fixed front axle and a different gear ratio. transfer. Gladiator will be equipped with reinforced bridges Dana 44 new generation and 33-inch off-road tires.
The new pickup truck will be able to tow trailers weighing up to 3470 kilograms, and its carrying capacity will be 725 kilograms. The model will be offered in several versions with a hard and soft top. In addition, for the “Gladiator” reconfigure the suspension for greater comfort on ordinary roads.
The range of engines Jeep Gladiator will consist of a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar c start-stop system and a diesel six engine of three liters. Both units are combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission, while a six-speed manual is still provided for the gasoline engine. The equipment includes a Uconnect multimedia system and an off-road front camera (for the Rubicon version).
On the return of the Jeep to the historical name Gladiator became known the day before. Under this name from 1962 to 1988, full-size pick-ups were produced on the Wagoneer platform. The model formed the basis of the first post-war truck of the US Army.