Jeep Wrangler next generation can get a hybrid modification

April 9, 2015 at 9:40 pm

Engineers of the new version of the Jeep Wrangler are seriously considering the benefits of a hybrid power plant. Electric motors can be additionally installed to the conventional internal combustion engine. It will allow a significant improving of the off-road qualities of the famous SUV.

Famous 2015 Jeep Wrangler pic

Famous 2015 Jeep Wrangler pic

Jeep representatives do not hide that ecology and reducing fuel consumption are secondary issues. As Michael Manley, the head of the Company said: “Tthose who used to drive the Wrangler SUV appreciate the most the torque and the ability to overcome difficult terrain. With the installation of an electric motor and properly configured transmission, you can achieve an amazing off-road performance”.

Aggressive 2015 Jeep Wrangler SUV image

Aggressive 2015 Jeep Wrangler SUV image

Manley also emphasized that the main objective of the Jeep company is keeping Wrangler recognizable design style, and improving its dynamic and performance characteristics.

As it was announced before, the next generation of the Wrangler SUV will remain the frame construction of the body; also it will receive a new economical turbo engine, instead of the 3.6-liter aspirated power plant. At the same time, new 8-speed automatic transmission of Chrysler production will be installed. According to preliminary information, the car will see the world in the 1st quarter of 2017.