Jeep's Wrangler is an American icon that almost wasn’t. As Jeep starts a transformation into a “greener” brand, let’s look back at Jeep's seemingly unlikely second-best-selling model, and why the Wrangler is the reason the Ford Bronco is returning. The start of the Wrangler Back in 1986, AMC launched the first SUV called the Jeep Wrangler. If it were not for a cash infusion … [Read more...] about Jeep Wrangler: The American Icon That Re-Birthed The Ford Bronco
If you're looking for the most capable vehicle with a plug, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is it. Powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four coupled to an electric motor, a lithium-ion battery, and an eight-speed automatic transmission, this rig has 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque combined. That means only the V8-powered Wrangler Rubicon 392 is more powerful than this electrified off-roader. … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe First Drive: The Wrangler With a Plug
The Jeep Wrangler 4xe is the first vehicle in the brand’s lineup to feature a fully electrified powertrain and follows the eTorque variant which uses a mild-hybrid 48-volt starter generator with torque fill capability. Unlike some hybrid systems found in other brands, the Wrangler’s is a plug-in hybrid with a sizable battery, a turbocharged engine, a powerful electric motor, … [Read more...] about 2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: How Does the Plug-In Hybrid System Work?