Jeep has taken the wraps off a new-look Wrangler with a redesigned seven-slot
radiator grille, 10 all-new wheel designs and multiple open-air options, including the
exclusive Sky One-Touch powertop.

The grille, first introduced on the 2023 Wrangler Rubicon 20th Anniversary, wears an
updated look with black textured slots, neutral grey metallic bezels and body-colour
surround (gloss black slots and bezels on Willys, gloss black bezels on High Altitude
and platinum silver slots and bezels on Sahara).

Slimmer both visually and literally, the new grille’s black textured vertical slots improve
cooling while also allowing for fitment of the new factory-installed Warn winch, which is
available on Rubicon models.

The latest evolution of the iconic off-roader adds greater capability, new technology and
advanced safety features, all while staying true to the Wrangler formula.

In an automotive first, it will also feature built-in off-road adventure guides with the
introduction of Trails Offroad.

Downloaded to the Uconnect 5 infotainment system and displayed on a new 12.3-inch
high-resolution screen, Trails Offroad offers detailed trail guides for the 62 Jeep Badge
of Honor trails, including the Rubicon Trail in California, Hell’s Revenge in Utah and
Jericho Mountain in New Hampshire.

For even more adventures, owners can upgrade to a premium subscription that unlocks
the full catalogue of 3000-plus trail guides.

The catalogue spans a wide variety of difficulty levels and terrains and boasts an
unmatched level of information and quality, but unfortunately the guides do not extend
beyond the US and Canada.

Wrangler now delivers standard first- and second-row side-curtain airbags, plus
standard forward collision warning and advanced cruise control with stop — on Sport S
and above.

Rubicon models add even more 4×4 capability with an optional factory-installed 3630kg
capacity Warn winch, up to 100:1 crawl ratio and new Dana 44 HD Full Float solid rear
axle that allows for tyre upsizing by customers and up to 2270kg maximum towing.
New Wrangler will be available in Sport, Willys, Sahara, High Altitude, Rubicon and
Rubicon 392 models.

From the 4.8L/100km 4xe plug-in hybrid to the V8-powered 350kW Rubicon 392, the
new Wrangler offers customers the ability to choose from the most diverse powertrain
options in the off-road segment.

The advanced 4xe line-up and high-performance Rubicon 392 come exclusively with
an eight-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.0- and 3.6-litre gas engines offer
both a six-speed manual transmission and an eight-speed automatic transmission.
* 2.0-litre turbocharged PHEV 4xe: 280kW and 637Nm of torque
* 2.0-litre turbocharged I-4 engine: 201kW and 400Nm of torque
* 3.6-litre V6: 212kW and 352Nm of torque
* 6.4-litre V8: 350kW and 637Nm of torque

By the end of 2025, Jeep says the entire North American Jeep brand line-up will be
electrified. By 2030, 50 per cent of Jeep sales in the United States will be fully electric.

New Wrangler will arrive here sometime in 2024.

About Chris Riley

Chris Riley has been a journalist for 40 years. He has spent half of his career as a writer, editor and production editor in newspapers, the rest of the time driving and writing about cars both in print and online. His love affair with cars began as a teenager with the purchase of an old VW Beetle, followed by another Beetle and a string of other cars on which he has wasted too much time and money. A self-confessed geek, he’s not afraid to ask the hard questions - at the risk of sounding silly.
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