News Next Generation Jeep Wrangler Could Offer 6 Engine Options

17:33  18 may  2017
17:33  18 may  2017 Source:   MSN

Is This a Spy Shot of the New Jeep Wrangler Pickup, Or Something Entirely Different?

  Is This a Spy Shot of the New Jeep Wrangler Pickup, Or Something Entirely Different? There's something very strange going on with this Wrangler test mule spied by a JLWrangler Forums member.Forum member Mattiek27 writes that he snapped these photos during a visit to the soon-to-be-closed Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Driving around the FCA campus, he peered what looks to be a JL Wrangler test mule in a fenced-off parking lot. His girlfriend snapped a few photos before FCA security chased them away.

Speculations have been whirling about the next - generation Jeep Wrangler . The report from Jalopnik claims that the Wrangler could have up to six engine options , blowing the current generation JK, which only offers one, out of the water.

Speculations have been whirling about the next - generation Jeep Wrangler . The report from Jalopnik claims that the Wrangler could have up to six engine options , blowing the current generation JK, which only offers one, out of the water.

  Next Generation Jeep Wrangler Could Offer 6 Engine Options © JL Wrangler Forums

Speculations have been whirling about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. The JL iteration is said to be a huge leap forward in terms of customization and interchangeability, making it a potential hit for offroaders around the world. It's rumored to sport a diesel engine option for the first time in model history, and according to an anonymous Jalopnik tipper, it'll have even more choices to pick from.

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The report from Jalopnik claims that the Wrangler could have up to six engine options, blowing the current generation JK, which only offers one, out of the water. The list of potential powerplants goes as follows:

Spy Shots! 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Inches Closer to Production

  Spy Shots! 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Inches Closer to Production LED Driving Lights, Backup Camera SeenWe’re pretty sure the JL will come with one of three engine options: A gas V-6, the 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6, and a turbocharged I-4, possibly displacing 2.0L. Transmission choices are likely to be an eight-speed automatic, and six-speed manual. The diesel will likely be automatic-only. Although well-cladded, these spy shots reveal a few more details. Validating the screenshots leaked out of a dealer meeting, it appears the JL will get LED strip driving lights in the front, flanking the traditional seven-slot vertical grille and round headlights.

Test mules of the next - generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler are being seen testing once again Whereas all JK models have offered just one engine option , initially the 3.8L OHV V- 6 and later the 3. 6 L The diesel could either be the 3.0L EcoDiesel V- 6 found in the Ram and Grand Cherokee or an I-4 diesel

Test mules of the next - generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler are being seen testing once again Whereas all JK models have offered just one engine option , initially the 3.8L OHV V- 6 and later the 3. 6 L The diesel could either be the 3.0L EcoDiesel V- 6 found in the Ram and Grand Cherokee or an I-4 diesel

  • Two versions of the 3.6L Pentastar V6
  • 3.0L and 2.2L diesel engines
  • Two versions of the 2.0L four cylinder.

All of this would make for a plug-and-play Wrangler that's suitable for everyone. We've seen Jeep testing diesel prototypes out in the open, and fans have long been begging for a combustion-ignition model; as it seems, they could even get two.

The current 3.6L Pentastar engine is a vast improvement over the previous 3.8L V6 found in Wranglers of old, so an updated version of it could be even better.

Lastly, the 2.0L four cylinder could help to keep the entry price for the model low in addition to providing increased fuel economy. Though we don't know many specifics, we assume that it could be sourced from somewhere else in the Fiat Chrysler parts bin.

Jeep's ready to show something special at Easter Jeep Safari 2017

  Jeep's ready to show something special at Easter Jeep Safari 2017 As it does every year, the automaker has some unique concepts lined up for its annual off-road pilgrimage.This year, Jeep has teased two of its concepts ahead of time -- the Switchback (below) and the Quicksand (above). More will arrive with these two, but Jeep doesn't want to ruin the whole surprise.

Report: The next Jeep Wrangler goes on a diet, to utilize more aluminum.

Marchionne said this week that the next - generation Jeep Wrangler may need to undergo radical changes in order to survive. It'll be offered with a smaller engine , Ford's 2.7 liter "EcoBoost" turbo V 6 -- though more powerful options will be available.

The possible leak also claims a list of body configurations for the upcoming Jeep. Among these are:

  • Both two and four door models
  • Black Soft Top
  • Tan Soft Top
  • Body Color Hard Top
  • And a Power-Retracting Top

Each of these would further the idea of a have-it-your-way Jeep, so look out for these in the future.

FCA has declined comment on future models, so in the meantime, we'll continue to poke the hornet's nest and see what we can get out of it.

This article was originally published on TheDrive.com

Will the Jeep Wrangler Pickup Look Like This? .
<p>Unofficial renders preview first Jeep truck in 25 years</p>The front end should look familiar, as it's based on the Wrangler Unlimited renderings JL Wrangler Forums did earlier this year. Those renderings were based on leaked CAD drawings of the Wrangler Unlimited, so the front end probably isn't far off from production. The rest of the rendering is based on test mules we've seen in spy photos and the forums' own insider info. The creators have heard that the pickup variant, codenamed JT, won't have the same scoop behind the fender as the standard Wrangler, so that element is missing in these renders.

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