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JEEP® WRANGLER RECEIVES SPECIAL HONOUR IN ‘4X4 OF THE YEAR’ AWARDS
legendary Jeep Wrangler continues to demonstrate its award-winning credentials
after winning the UK’s 4x4 Magazine Special
Off-Road Award in the magazine’s 4x4 of the Year honours.
recognition comes after the specialist off-road driving publication’s panel of
expert judges put the new fourth generation model of the iconic Jeep Wrangler
above some extremely capable competitors in its class.
Off-Road Award special category concentrates solely on a vehicle’s off-road
performance, a Jeep Wrangler attribute that the judging panel was quick to
last September across Europe, the new Jeep Wrangler, which is just as happy on
city streets as it is off the beaten path, brings together Jeep's legendary
off-road prowess with superior on-road comfort, authentic style and
result is the most capable Wrangler ever, courtesy of unmatched technical content
which, depending on trim, includes two advanced four-wheel drive, active,
on-demand full time systems – Command-Trac and Rock-Trac – plus Tru-Lock
electric front- and rear-axle lockers, Trac-Lok limited slip differential and
electronic front anti-roll bar disconnect.
|Date: 18 Jan 2019
||Author Type: Press Release
|Author: Jeep South Africa
|Source: Jeep South Africa
Wrangler’s engine range has been renewed with the introduction of a 2.2-litre
turbo diesel delivering 200hp and a 2.0-litre petrol engine delivering 272hp. Both
new engines are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, a first for this
year, a panel of experts from 4x4
Magazine - one of the world's most renowned 4x4 specialist publications -
tests a large number of four-wheel-drive vehicles from the world's
manufacturers. As well as scoring the cars for their on-road driving features,
the jury take them on a tough off-road evaluation course before delivering
their verdicts across a number of classes, including Small, Medium and Large
SUV, Performance SUV, and Best Off-Roader. Special Awards include Best Value, Off-Road
Award and 4x4 Manufacturer of the Year.