He is waiting but finally sees the light: Jeep shows on Hall of Los Angeles, in the United States, the latest version of take from the Wrangler, the most representative model. So called Gladiator.
As we have said at TN Autos, it's not a new name. The name Gladiator is used between 1962 and 1970 in the US and the model It is produced in Argentina, at Santa Isabel's IKA (Industrias Kaiser) factory, Cordoba, between 1963 and 1967.
New "flat" jeep not confirmed for Argentina. US dealers will arrive during second semester of 2019.
He will fight in the segment medium pick up, but with a clear orientation towards extreme use and off road.
Produced in Toledo, Ohio, of course offers 4×4 traction with dampers, besides some special items that distinguish it from the road. For example, the stabilizer bar can be decided to improve suspension travel, and benefit from its off-road performance.
He has a angle of attack 43.6 degrees (to face increases) one ventral (ability to overcome peaks) of 20.3 and one from output 26º.
Gasoline engine is a V6 3.6 out of 285 horsepower, associated with a six-speed manual gearbox or eight automatic. There will also be a V6 diesel 3.0 260 hp, only with automatic options.
This last mechanic, said Jeep, experienced improvements new injector channel and piston cover and light plug with integrated combustion pressure sensor.
In what functions to functionality, they make sure that there is behind it "Larger space for segment legs". Also the rear seats are specifically designed for the model.
There will be four versions: Sport, Sport S +, Overland, and Rubicon.