The new Jeep Gladiator is also offered in a special Launch Edition with limited production run of just 4,190 units
Jeep has revealed prices of the all-new Gladiator pickup truck in the United States and it has been one of the brand’s most anticipated models in recent times. Reaching Jeep dealerships in the US this May, the entry-level Sport variant has been priced at $33,545 (Rs. 23.22 lakh approx) before destination.
The high-spec Rubicon model is quoted with a price tag of $43,545 (Rs. 30.14 lakh) while the Launch Edition can be had for $60,815 (Rs. 42.09 lakh). To maintain the exclusivity of the limited production run model, only 4,190 units will be manufactured. Every variant of the new Jeep Gladiator will be sold with the option of hard and soft top roofs.
The base Sport comes with features like halogen headlamps, 17-inch wheels, manual door locking and roll up windows among others. The Overland variant is not as basic as the Sport though as it offers 18-inch wheels, power windows, LED headlamps as option, dual-zone automatic climate control system, etc.
The top-spec Rubicon is a feature-loaded variant with good off-roading capability and it provides 17-inch polished wheels, LED headlamps, tow hooks, optional forward-facing off-road camera, all-terrain tyres, Bluetooth wireless speaker and much more.
Jeep has kept it straightforward with the engine option, as all the models will be available with a low-range transmission. The 3.6-litre V6 engine develops a maximum power output of 285 hp and 352 Nm of peak torque. Transmission choices include a six-speed manual and an eight-speed automatic unit.
The Gladiator Launch Edition comprises of black leather seat upholstery with contrast red stitching, 17-inch Mid Gloss Black aluminium wheels, 33-inch Fallen Wildpeak All-Terrain tyres, wrapped instrument panel with Monaco silver trim, forged aluminium tailgate badging, etc.
The colour choices in which it will be sold are Black, Firecracker Red, Granite Crystal Metallic, Bright White and Billet Silver Metallic with a body-coloured hard rooftop and fender flares.