Jeep Wrangler 2021 Made in India Launch Highlights: Price in India, features, variants, specs, images

2021 Jeep Wrangler Local Assembly Live, Jeep Wrangler Made in India Launch Highlights: The price announcement of the locally assembled Jeep Wrangler will be made today. It will take on the Land Rover Defender and the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon. Stay tuned for all the live updates.

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Jeep Wrangler 2021 Made in India Live, 2021 Jeep Wrangler Local Assembly Live Updates

2021 Jeep Wrangler Made in India Launch Highlights: The Jeep Wrangler, an iconic off-roader will be launched today in a special guise in India. Jeep India will announce the prices of the locally assembled Wrangler. It will be the first Jeep model to be assembled in India through the SKD route. The vehicle will be assembled in tandem with the Jeep Compass which is manufactured at the brand’s plant in Ranjangaon, Maharashtra. Although the Wrangler has been on sale in India as a direct CBU import, to help bring the price down, the model will be assembled in India. Jeep is expected to introduce the Wrangler in both Unlimited and Rubicon trims. However, details are sparse at the moment. There is likely to be a petrol engine and diesel engine offering with automatic transmissions. To know more, stay tuned to Express Drives as we will bring you all the latest updates live from the launch.

Live Blog

Highlights

    12:25 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Live event has ended

    The live event of the locally assembled Jeep Wrangler has concluded. Thank you for tuning in. Watch this space for more updates on the Jeep Wrangler as well as everything else from the automotive world. Thats all folks!

    12:13 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Price and Colours

    The Wrangler Unlimited has been priced at Rs 53.9 lakh (ex-showroom). Bu the RUbicon model is priced a touch higher at Rs 57.9 lakh (ex-showroom). Both will be available in 5 colours – Bright White, Sting Grey, Granite Crystal, Black and Firecracker Red.

    12:08 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    The Off-road Specs

    The specs that make the Jeep Wrangler so revered off-road.Both the models offer a 36-degree approach angle and a 31-degree departure angle. The Rubicon is a touch better with its break-over angle thanks to it riding 3mm higher. Both versions are trail-rated to comfortably water wade up to 760 mm at 8kph. 

    Unlimited (Left), Rubicon (Right)

    11:54 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Jeep Wrangler Rivals

    The Jeep Wrangler is America's answer to the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon from Germany and the Land Rover Defender from Britain. As the Wrangler is now locally assembled, you can buy three Wranglers for the price of one G Wagon in India!Jeep Wrangler: Rs 53.9 lakh (ex-showroom)Mercedes-Benz G 350d: Rs 1.6 crore (ex-showroom)

    Land Rover Defender: Rs 85.4 lakh (ex-showroom)

    11:50 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Launched at a stunning price!

    The locally assembled Jeep Wrangler has been launched for a stunning introductory price of Rs 53.9 lakh (ex-showroom). Deliveries of the first lot of India manufactured Wrangler start from today.

    11:46 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Jeep Wrangler Engine

    The Wrangler will use a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine. It makes 268hp and 400Nm of torque. It will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. 

    11:44 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Jeep Wragler Rubicon

    The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon will also be built in India. Jeep will offer the Rubicon model with a two-speed transfer case with a 4:1 '4LO' low-range gear ratio, full-time torque management, electronic locking differentials at the front and rear. Additionally, a lift kit will add another 2mm of ground clearance

    11:41 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    JeepLife Programme

    Jeep will hold an exclusive JeepLife Programme for Wrangler customers allowing them to experience the true capability of their SUVs. Additionally, dealerships will also offer many customisable options on the Wrangler as well, courtesy MOPAR.

    11:39 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Jeep Go Local

    The locally assembled Wrangler is the second Jeep model to be built in India after the Compass. Jeep promises it will offer the same quality and capability will be identical to the model built in the US.

    11:31 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    2020 Jeep Wrangler for India

    The launch event has started. Follow the event live here:

    11:20 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    2020 Jeep Wrangler Safety

    To ensure the safety of its occupants as well as pedestrians, the Wrangler has been designed to meet all the latest safety norms. It will offer multi-stage airbags, engine immobiliser, body made from high-strength steel and a lot of modern electronic aids like ESP, ABS with EBD as well.

    11:10 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    New Wrangler for India: Interior

    The new locally-assembled Jeep Wrangler will offer a similarly designed cabin. It will feature an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 7.0-inch multi-info display in the driver instrument cluster, dual-zone climate control, tyre-pressure monitoring system, rear AC vents and more.
     

    11:01 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Back to the Wrangler

    The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be offered as before in the Sahara variant with all the bells and whistles. It will be available in its five-door guise in the Indian market. A choice of petrol and diesel engines are likely to be offered with the locally assembled model. However, we currently await confirmation from Jeep to announce the technical specifications.

    10:31 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Jeep Design and 3D modelling

    We recently chatted with Ralph Gilles, Chief Design Officer at Stellantis who highlights the time he and his design team were the early adopters of 3D Modelling in the automotive industry for designing cars. He also talks about what we can expect from the upcoming 3-row mid-size SUV in India.

    Read more on : How Jeep went too far with 3D modelling, 3-row SUV plans for India: Ralph Gilles explains

    09:48 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    New Jeep Wrangler in RHD

    The current-generation Jeep Wrangler made its debut in 2018. It was also the first time the Wrangler was designed from the beginning to accommodate right-hand-drive as well. This has now allowed Jeep to launch the Wrangler in India.

    08:55 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    The Jeep Wrangler

    The Jeep Wrangler is an iconic model. It is revered as one of the best vehicles to drive off-road in the world and in its modern guise, it is designed to be a daily driving vehicle as well. It can trace its origins all the way back to the Willy's Jeep, seen in the centre of the main image above.

    08:06 (IST)17 Mar 2021
    Locally Assembled Jeep Wrangler Launch

    The iconic Jeep Wrangler off-roader/SUV will finally be assembled in India. Jeep India will be announcing all the details today about the model and more importantly the price. So stay tuned to Express Drives as we will bring you all the action, live from the launch, right here.

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