Press Release

Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Jeep® Gladiator is a lifestyle pick-up with all the capability of the famed Wrangler. It is an authentic statement of Jeep brand heritage, featuring the historic box side-mounted spare of past models. Gladiator, the first "Flexible Utility Truck" from Jeep features an open-air canvass top, an expandable truck bed and a stowaway rear seat cushion. And it has an extendable bed that can stretch from 5' 8" t0 6' 8" to 8' 11" in mere seconds.

The Jeep Gladiator. A glimpse of where the brand might go in the near future. Will you be there? General and estimated specifications include:

Vehicle Weight: 4,150 lb (est.)

Length: 205" (5,207 mm)

Wheelbase: 138.4" (3,515 mm)

Front Overhang: 28.3" (718 mm)

Rear Overhang: 38.3" (974 mm)

Width (MAX): 76.6" (1,947 mm)

Height: 74.8" (1,900 mm)

Track, Frt/Rr: 65.6"/66.2"

Bed Length: 5' 8" (1,725 mm)
(midgate expanded) - 6' 8" (2,026 mm)

(expanded w/ tailgate down - minimum) - 8' 11" (2,723 mm)

Engine: 2.8L 1-4 Turbo Diesel
Part time 4x4; Manual 5-speed Trans.

Front - Solid Axle w/ 5 bar links

Single coil springs
Rear - Solid Axle w/ 5 bar links

Dual Coilover Springs
Ground Clearance - 13.7" (348 mm)

Front/Rear Tire Size: 265/75R18"

Wheel Size: 18" x 8"

Source: DaimlerChrysler MediaServices