3rd Mar 2020 7:50 pm
Deliveries for the Wrangler Rubicon will be March 15; it is priced about Rs 5 lakh greater than the usual five-door Wrangler Unlimited.
Jeep India has introduced costs for the hardcore Wrangler Rubicon – priced at Rs 68.94 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon prices about Rs 5 lakh greater than its customary counterpart. Deliveries will solely begin from March 15.
The American model claims the Wrangler Rubicon is its most successful SUV ever, which is underlined by its powertrain, upgraded operating gear and naturally, Rubicon badges and stickers.
Powering the Wrangler Rubicon is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that makes 268hp and 400Nm of peak torque – all of which is transferred to all four wheels through an 8-speed automated gearbox and Jeep’s RockTrac 4×4 all-wheel drive (AWD) system.
The coveted Trail Rated badge on the fenders (seen on the Jeep Compass Trailhawk) is well-earned – the Rubicon incorporates a two-speed switch case with a 4:1 “4LO” low-range gear ratio, full-time torque administration, digital locking diffs on the entrance and rear axles and an electronically operated sway bar that enhances articulation and journey.
Ground clearance is up by 2mm (to 217mm) and method, break over and departure angles (43.9, 22.6, 37) are an enhancement over customary Wrangler’s by 2.1-degree, 1.6-degree and 0.9-degree, respective.
Besides the Rubicon stickers, this new off-roader doesn’t differentiate itself from the usual mannequin by a lot.
It comes in the identical 5 colors – Firecracker Red, Billet Silver, Black, Bright White, and Granite Crystal – although the 17-inch gloss black alloy wheels shod in 255/75R 17 Mud Terrain tires do mark it as a separate mannequin.
Like the usual Wrangler, the Rubicon comes with a fold-down windshield, a detachable arduous roof, and doorways that may be as dismantled and refitted.
Safety equipment is shared between the Wrangler Unlimited and the Rubicon – 4 airbags, entrance and rear parking sensors, a rear digital camera, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Anti-lock braking system (ABS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring system are customary on each.
Creature comforts which might be shared between the 2 embrace the 8.4-inch infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and navigation, dual-zone local weather management, keyless entry and go, engine start-stop, a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, cruise management, a leather-wrapped steering with controls for a wide range of features, and a 9-speaker Alpine sound system that comes with an all-weather subwoofer and 552-watt amplifier.
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