The Jeep Wrangler, one of the most iconic and capable off-road vehicles in the world today, has reached a production milestone with the one-millionth JK model rolling off the assembly line at Chrysler Group’s Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Complex on 17th May. Chrysler executives, plant employees, union representatives and supplier partners gathered at the end of the line to mark the occasion.
The black 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition, bound for a customer in the USA, was driven off the final line to the applause of employees.
The Wrangler, and its four door sibling, the Unlimited, has been one of Chrysler South Africa’s strongest selling vehicles, with consistent sales since the market introduction in 2007. More than 6 900 units have been sold locally to date with a peak of 1 659 units being sold in 2012.
Named after America’s most demanding off-road trail, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition takes its place as the most capable production vehicle ever. The limited-production vehicle is loaded with hardcore off-road equipment for its enthusiastic followers including additional ground clearance, new rock rails and BF Goodrich Off-road Tyres. The Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition will be available in South Africa during the third quarter of 2013 and will be a limited run of 151 units (50 two-door and 101 four-door).
STORY BY CHRYSLER