Jeep Wrangler Unlimited stolen in only 12 minutes; it is one of the three vehicles to be launched in India
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited might be a very tough vehicle. It might overcome many off roading challenges thrown at it without much effort but the car is not safe when it comes to car theft. Houston Police Department and Crime Stoppers have published a CCTV footage which shows, how a car thief steals a Wrangler Unlimited with just a laptop in around 12 minutes.
The video shows the thief approaches the vehicles and opens the drive side door. He uses a laptop and some other electronic devices. He probably first disabled the audible alarm and the flashing alarm light before starting the vehicle. The incident took place on 20th April on 1900 block of Elmen Street in Houston, Texas in USA.
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No suspects haven’t been arrested yet in the car theft case. But police is hoping to get a clue through the CCTV footage. The Crime Stoppers has announced a $5000 award for information about the suspects. In last few years car theft in US has declined, but the thieves are still active.
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is one of the three cars, the American SUV maker plans to launch in India soon. At the 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo Jeep Wrangler Unlimited was officially showcased for the first time in the country. The entry level Jeep SUV is pretty popular around the world for its rugged classic Jeep like appearance, tough off roading capabilities.
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The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited comes powered by a 2.8 litre diesel engine paired with a 5 speed automatic transmission. This engine is capable to churn out 197 hp of peak power and 460 Nm of peak torque. In India Jeep will set up dealerships in Mumbai and Pune initially. The cars will be sold via CBU route, as the models would enter the local production later.