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by BTM

Tue, 07 January 2020

bahrain motoring news

The highly anticipated all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator – the most off-road capable midsize truck ever – was set to make its Middle East debut, as we went to press, at the legendary Liwa Festival, taking place in Abu Dhabi until January 10.

To celebrate its arrival in Middle East showrooms in February 2020, a limited run of just 300 Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition models will be made available to customers in the Middle East. Along with a Launch Edition Badge, the Gladiator will have unique features and design elements including 17-inch Mid Gloss Black aluminium wheels, 33-inch BFgoodrich M/Tires, a wrapped instrument panel mid-bolster painted in Monaco silver and black leather seats with red accent stitching.

Standard features include LED head and taillights, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, a nine-speaker Alpine premium sound system, keyless entry, Forward Facing TrailCam camera, Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection, ParkSense rear park assist system, Advanced Brake Assist, Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, Trail Rail Cargo Management System, spray-in bedliner and Trailer Tow. Gladiator Rubicon models are capable of towing 7,000 lbs.

Gladiator Rubicon models are equipped with signature red tow hooks, Rock-Trac 4x4 system, featuring a two-speed transfer case with a 4:1 low-range gear ratio, front and rear heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok electric front- and rear-axle lockers, segment-exclusive electronic sway bar disconnect, cab and bed rock rails, as well as Jeep’s upgraded 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine, rated at 285hp and 260lb-ft of torque, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.