FCA has released details and photos for the European market JL Wrangler, launching in September.
Engines / Transmission:
Two all-new engines:
- 2.0L turbo four-cylinder petrol engine (268hp / 295 lb-ft) (272PS / 400Nm)
- 2.2L Multijet II turbo four-cylinder diesel engine (197hp / 331lb-ft) (200PS / 450Nm). 0-62mph (100kmh) in 9.6 seconds for Sahara model
All powertrains come with eight-speed automatic transmission as standard. ESS standard on all powertrains.
Models / Trims / Overland Pack:
Three trim levels: Sport, Sahara and Rubicon. All available in both two- and four-door. Sahara models can be specified with optional Overland pack. Overland pack adds unique 18-inch aluminum wheels, body color grille with bright accents and headlight bezels, body-colored spare tire cover and a leather interior, among other touches.
Transmission / Axles:
Sport and Sahara: Command-Track AWD
Rubicon: Rock-Track AWD, heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok electric front- and rear-axle lockers, added articulation and a longer suspension travel with the kind help of an electronic sway-bar disconnect.
Three top options: Sky One-Touch auto retracting soft-top, Zipperless premium Sunrider soft top, Freedom Top.
Instruments / Uconnect:
3.5-inch or 7-inch digital instrument cluster. 7-inch LED instrument display is standard on the Sahara and Rubicon models.
7.0-inch or an available 8.4-inch touchscreen center console Uconnect screen (both with Android Auto and Apple Car Play connectivity).
Blind-Spot monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection, ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines, electronic stability control (ESC) with electronic roll mitigation and four standard air bags.
Available in Jeep showrooms across Europe beginning in September 2018. In specific countries outside Europe (Russia and the Middle East), first units of the all-new Wrangler will be available starting from July.