Jeep is bringing among one of the most prominent aftermarket Wrangler alterations to the display room, treatment of its brand-new Xtreme Reconnaissance bundle for the range-topping Rubicon and also Rubicon 392 four-door versions. The brand-new bundle consists of manufacturing facility 35- inch tires together with some suspension and also powertrain alterations for much more off-road ability, consisting of “best-in-class method angle, separation angle, ground clearance and also water fording.”
Yes, this is what Jeep has actually been teasing today, with the “404” indicator from Monday referencing the Xtreme Reconnaissance’s separation angle (in levels).
Along with manufacturing facility BF Goodrich KO2 All-Terrain Tires in LT315/70 R17 C, the Xtreme Reconnaissance bundle includes a brand-new 4.56:1 axle proportion and also a manufacturing facility 1.5-inch lift with brand-new shocks tuned for the work; note that the complete gain in ground clearance is in fact even more like 2.0 inches over the common Rubicon because the tires themselves add a little bit to the Wrangler’s flight elevation.
Jeep states an optional 4.88:1 axle proportion will certainly additionally be provided for the Rubicon later on this year, and also it will certainly allow a 100:1 crawl proportion– additionally best-in-class– however just when coupled with the six-speed guidebook.
As business reps like to advise us typically, Jeep is constantly paying attention to its followers. Whether its item coordinators do anything with consumer comments is one more issue totally (simply look how much time it considered the Wrangler to obtain a V8 once more), however we believe the intro of the 2021 Ford Bronco has them on their toes. That’s excellent information for lovers. Competitors betters the type? Below it is, directly from Jeep VP Jim Morrison:
” We have actually been paying attention to and also viewing our consumers make this set of one of the most prominent alterations to their Wranglers, and also currently we will certainly supply this interesting brand-new bundle, together with an industry-first 100:1 crawl proportion, off the display room flooring at our Jeep dealers.”
Xtreme Reconnaissance will certainly be offered on Rubicon and also Rubicon 392 versions, and also from Jeep’s statement, it appears it will certainly be restricted to four-door Unrestricted versions at launch. Clients can buy the bundle for 2021 model-year Wranglers beginning Friday, however shipments will certainly not start till August. The Xtreme Reconnaissance will certainly rollover to the 2022 design year when the transition takes place.