The brand new Four-door Jeep Gladiator pickup is off to a powerful begin after the automaker acquired Four,190 orders on the day it opened the books for a particular Launch Version, however it’s already teasing the thought of a 2-door.
Jeep at all times brings a batch of customized vans to the annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari off-roading occasion in Utah and this 12 months’s features a idea referred to as the J6 that’s a Gladiator modified with a single cab and a 6-foot mattress.
The Gladiator Rubicon-based truck was created to indicate off a number of the equipment Jeep’s engaged on for it, and consists of a number of prototype items like a light-weight bar, in-bed spare tire rack and deep-dish 5-spoke beadlock wheels. The blue pickup additionally encompasses a body-color spray-in bedliner, which might be a manufacturing unit first if it makes it into manufacturing.
Jeep used to promote a conversion equipment that turned a Four-door Jeep Wrangler Limitless right into a 2-door pickup just like the J6, however hasn’t provided a manufacturing truck prefer it for the reason that 1980’s Scrambler.
Talking of which, Jeep has additionally outfitted a Four-door Gladiator with a traditional Scrambler graphics bundle for the occasion that is loaded with equipment and rides on 37-inch tires, however the retro look is what it’s all about.
It may possibly’t compete with the Jeep M-715 5-Quarter for traditional styling, although. The resto-modded 1968 Kaiser Jeep M-715 navy truck has been up to date with rear coil springs, Rubicon bumpers, trendy Dynatrac axles a chopped convertible high and a perforated tailgate and bedsides. It’s additionally outfitted with a 707 hp 6.2-liter supercharged “Hellcrate” V8 that’s barely extra highly effective than the 132.5 hp Twister straight-six the truck was initially powered by.
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