Jeep: a pickup based on upcoming Wrangler? The brand specializes in all-terrain vehicles is about to give the green light for the production of a pickup based on the 4×4 Jeep Wrangler. Its marketing could take place in 2018.
Since the presentation of Jeep Gladiator Concept at the 2005 Detroit show, fans of the firm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Group (FCA) anxiously awaiting the arrival of a pick-up fighter in the range of the brand. Aftercancellation of the project in 2006 and a validation delayed in 2012, the franchisor dump he goes back out of cardboard?
It appears so. According to a source close to the leadership of the manufacturer, the model with the engineers in design offices. The rumor indicates that its production is now based on the choice of FCA for the future of the Toledo plant in Ohio State. To assemble this impressive vehicle will require investment, expand channels Wrangler and hire additional workers.
If all goes well, will start marketing early in 2018 with that of the next-generation Wrangler. Its mechanical part then inherit the engines and transmissions of the latter.