Jeep Unveils 75th Anniversary Wrangler Vehicle
Posted on August 24, 2016
Jeep has unveiled a Wrangler 75th Salute concept vehicle to celebrate its 75th anniversary. The vehicle celebrates the brand's history and military heritage. It was built on the assembly line in Toledo, Ohio where the Wrangler is produced.The vehicle is based on a Wrangler Sport model. It is powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The exterior features an olive-drab color scheme that was first seen on military vehicles 75 years ago.
Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global, says in a statement, "We are creating this unique Jeep Wrangler 75th Salute concept vehicle in celebration of the brand's legendary history, and to demonstrate that 75 years later, today's iconic Jeep Wrangler is instantly recognizable and clearly connected to the original Willys MB. Since they were first produced in 1941, Jeep vehicles have been the authentic benchmark for off-road capability, having mastered more terrain, led more adventures and provided drivers more freedom than any other vehicle before or since."