Thursday, 21 Jan 2021
Dhofar Automotive (DA), the official distributor of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM Vehicles in Oman, launched the all new flagship off-road vehicle, the 2019 Jeep Wrangler in a special ceremony at the DA showroom in Wattayah.

Dhofar Automotive launches Jeep Wrangler

The occasion was attended by Hani al Zubair, chairman of Dhofar Automotive, with each other with Nizar Shanfari, board director for Dhofar Automotive, and Jeff Ellsworth, head of the Jeep brand in the Middle East. Also in attendance have been a quantity of dignitaries, Jeep ambassadors, media representatives and Jeep fans.

The ceremony started with a welcome speech, followed by Ellsworth introducing the audience to the technical and style highlights of the all-new Jeep Wrangler. Zubair ended the ceremony by offering his impressions on the new model and thanking the audience for their attendance of the occasion. He then, with each other with Ellsworth, unveiled the all new Jeep Wrangler. The audience have been then offered with an chance to see the Jeep in particular person to get a much better understanding of its capabilities.

The undisputed off-road champion and a special automobile for each day urban adventures, the new generation of the iconic Jeep Wrangler provides outstanding levels of comfort and superior driving dynamics. The all-new Jeep Wrangler is a 1-of-a-sort automobile that is prepared to create a new thrilling chapter in the legendary history of the Jeep brand, a story which started in 1941.

It is with this clear objective that the iconic Jeep Wrangler has been totally renewed whilst remaining accurate to itself, with legendary off-road capabilities, genuine Jeep styling and sophisticated technologies functions.

The outcome is the most capable Wrangler ever, courtesy of unmatched technical contents, which, based on the trim, contain two sophisticated 4-wheel drive, active, on-demand complete time systems – Selec-Trac and Rock Trac, plus Tru-Lock electric front- and rear-axle lockers, Trac-Lok restricted slip differential and electronic front sway-bar disconnect.

From the roughest terrain to city streets, the all-new Jeep Wrangler is completely at ease, and delivers a much more modern day style, that stays accurate to the original, combined with much more open-air freedom and sophisticated technologies functions in terms of security and connectivity.

The fourth generation Jeep Wrangler is provided in 3 distinct trim levels in the Middle East: Sport, Sahara and Rubicon – all accessible in two- or 4-door configuration.

Zubair stated, “Over the last 75 years, the Jeep Wrangler has earned the trust of off-road enthusiast with its now legendary capabilities. The same is true here in the sultanate, where the brand today has a very strong fan following. With the arrival of the all new fourth generation model, we will be adding one of the most capable Jeep Wranglers ever to our line-up of Jeep models in Oman. From even the simplest of glances, both inside and out, it is clear that this is an all new Wrangler. It offers an extremely attractive new design that, despite being thoroughly modern, stays true to its heritage and reinforces its reputation of class-leading capability and performance. In fact, the capabilities of this new Wrangler not only met but far exceeded even our own expectations and is a vehicle perfectly suited for both the most extreme of off-road adventures as well as for everyday urban cruising.”

Ellsworth added, “I am very happy to be in Oman for the launch of this amazing vehicle – one that has been designed to take on even the most challenging of off-road courses. It combines authentic Jeep styling, versatility, functionality and intuitive features together with a more stylish and comfortable cabin, thanks to the use of high quality materials and finishes. Owners of the new Jeep Wrangler will also be able to choose from more than 180 Original Accessories developed by Mopar. Each of these have been specifically designed and engineered to offer customers amongst the most comprehensive and extensive list of parts ever to customisation their wrangler to suit any lifestyle. I am confident this is one vehicle that is sure to impress its fans.”

Engineered to master the most difficult off-road tracks, Jeep Wrangler is the outcome of much more than 75 years of leadership in the improvement of 4×4 systems. Two 4-wheel drive systems are accessible: Selec-Trac – on the Sport and Sahara trim levels and Rock-Trac – regular on the Rubicon trim configuration, the most rugged and capable model for off-road driving. The new Selec-Trac is a complete-time two-speed transfer case for continuous monitoring and management of the torque sent to front and rear wheels featured also in the Rock-Trac. Every Wrangler receives a ‘Trail Rated’ badge that proves its legendary 4×4 capabilities. Trail Rated efficiency is the outcome of a series of heavy tests performed in the following places: traction, water fording, manoeuvrability, articulation and ground clearance.

The all-new Jeep Wrangler builds on a sculptural style aesthetic that is instantly recognisable with its conventional Jeep style cues, from the round headlights to the seven-slot grille from the trapezoidal wheel arches to the visible hinges from the folding windshield to the sport bar from the removable doors to the open-air configurations with tough leading or soft leading.

The Jeep style team gave the legendary seven-slot grille a much more modern day appear that now sees each of the outer grille slats intersecting with the headlights. The windshield is tilted to an optimal degree to boost aerodynamics and functions a new 4 bolt style at the leading of the windshield’s frame to permit the windshield to fold down swiftly and effortlessly.

New lightweight, higher-strength aluminium doors function the size of the Torx bit tool size stamped straight onto the hinge to effortlessly eliminate the doors. All Wrangler models now function physique-coloured sport bars, which are welded to the physique and function integrated grab handles.

Jeep Wrangler is a special automobile, thanks to the numerous combinations provided to owners to take pleasure in open-air adventure and functions distinct windshield and leading options that permit clients to select several configuration possibilities. As the only genuine complete open-air 4×4 SUV accessible on the marketplace, the all-new Jeep Wrangler provides different leading combinations to make sure even much more open-air freedom.

The all-new, straightforward-to-use Sky One-Touch powertop, which is anticipated to arrive quickly, strengthens Wrangler’s guarantee of utility and adventure by enabling occupants to retract the complete-length open canvas roof with a push of a button. It will join two further roof configurations accessible on the all-new Wrangler: A new Zipperless Premium Sunrider soft leading and a lighter and straightforward-to-use Freedom Top, a removable, 3-panel tough leading. The all-new Jeep Wrangler will be accessible in ten colours.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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