Recently, Jeep officially released a set of official photos of the 2021 Gladiator Willys special edition new car. The new car continues the rigid style of Gladiator as a pickup truck, and pays tribute to Willys, the originator of off-road vehicles, by improving the appearance and off-road performance.
In terms of appearance, the body is painted in rocky gray, and the rear-view mirrors, door handles and front and rear surrounds on both sides still retain the traditional design. The new car designs the iconic seven-hole front grille to be all black, while using 17-inch black high-gloss wheels with 32-inch BF KM2 mud tires. As a special edition model, the new car also has a very special badge and logo, including the Willys sticker on the front engine cover.
In terms of configuration, in addition to the standard 7-inch display, the new car can also be equipped with an 8.4-inch display and an upgradeable UCONNECT infotainment system, which can be connected to a smart phone and can perform voice control and voice on the vehicle. Navigation function. In addition, functions such as adaptive cruise and seat heating are also optional items. The performance upgrade of the new car mainly includes the “rock track” that protects the side skirts when climbing rocks, the Trac-Lok rear differential lock and the Red Performance shock absorber.
In terms of power, the new car is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with a maximum power of 285 horsepower and a peak torque of 353 Nm. The transmission is matched with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The Gladiator Willys Special Edition starts at US$36,760 in North America. If you need to upgrade the 8-speed automatic gearbox, you will add an additional US$2,000, and the replacement with a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine will cost an additional US$4,000.