If Jeep truly isn’t teasing us, i hope this will apply to the Gladiator, because if so, Smokey will be getting a stablemate!
Smokey may truly have a garage-mate if Jeep lives up to the promise of its teaser image released on social media today. Harkening to a Hellcat Wrangler or Gladiator, the hood clearly reads “392,” as in 392 cubic inches of Hemi goodness.
Please, Jeep. Just, please!
With still a month to go before its official debut at the New York International Auto Show, a handful of images of the upcoming Ford Bronco Sport — bearing no feature-obscuring camouflage — have found their way to the web. Ford’s new cute ‘ute will take on Jeep’s Fiat-sourced Renegade.
Check out more photos at Autoblog.
In case you’ve missed it, the 2021 Jeep Gladiator’s DIESEL option is now available to order. Choosing the oil-burning powerplant will set you back an extra $6,000, but it may be worth it — on and off-road. While official MPG ratings have not yet been released, I’ve seen a couple of folks online saying we may just be surprised by a rating at or very close to 30 miles per gallon on the highway!
If that’s true, Smokey just might have to make a little room in the garage. An overlanding Gladiator build could be a lot of fun …
(Cover image courtesy The Drive)