Jeep Gladiator Overland launched in Nepali market
The Gladiator, Jeep’s latest heavy-duty pickup truck, has just launched in Nepali market. The term ‘Gladiator,’ which was formerly used by Jeep on a pickup truck marketed in the 1960s, is resurrected on the Jeep lineup.
MAW Life, the official dealer of Jeep for Nepal, has started selling Gladiator pickup with petrol engine in Nepali market. Gladiator is based on the Wrangler and has the same off-roading capability. The newly launched Gladiator will be available in the familiar design of Jeep with ‘Go Anywhere, Do Anything’ capability and ‘Advanced Technological Feature’.
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MAW Life has previously launched two-door Rubicon and four-door Sahara Wrangler in its CBU lineup.
There are many similarities between the Gladiator and the Wrangler. The chassis of both vehicles is also the same. It’s 787mm longer than a four-door Wrangler and has a 1,524mm cargo space in Crew Cab form. The Gladiator, according to Jeep, has a payload capacity of up to 601 kilograms .
The Gladiator is available in the US market in a total of 9 trims and 8 color options. The one launched in Nepali market is Gladiator Overland trim which is available in two color options of Firecracker Red and Black Clear Coat.
It has a 3.6 liter capacity Pentastar V6 petrol engine. The engine produces 276 PS of power and 327 Nm of torque.
The Overland nameplate promises the best of all worlds : authentic Jeep Brand capability paired
with exceptional exterior and interior features. Body-color fender flares, side steps, Silver grille inserts along with an available body-color three-piece Freedom Top Modular Hardtop add prestige to its profile. Inside, premium cloth seats bearing the Overland logo, a 7-inch full-color Driver
Information Display, a Uconnect 4 radio with a 7-inch full-color touchscreen, air conditioning with Automatic Temperature Control and several USB ports are just some of the refined standard
features that add comfort and convenience.
Its off-road capability is provided by Jeep’s Selec-Track Active On-Demand 4 by 4 system. The system offers two-speed transfer case with Dana 44 axle with 2.72: 1 low range gear ratio and 3.73 rear axle ratio. The V6 engine is optimized for low-end torque, which is required for off-roading. The ‘towing’ capacity of the gladiator is 2,721 kg.
The Jeep Gladiator can easily be transformed from a ‘capable cargo carrier’ into a ‘weekend fun’ and a ‘fully customized lifestyle vehicle’ for daily use. Compared to the Jeep Wrangler ‘Four Door’, its frame is 787 mm longer and its wheelbase is 492 mm longer.
It has an ‘approach angle’ of 40.7 degrees, a brake angle of 18×4 degrees, a departure angle of 225.1 degrees and a ground clearance of 283 mm.
Like the Jeep Wrangler, its ‘hardtop’ can be easily removed and made ‘naked’, which guarantees ‘open air freedom’ in either the city or on the ‘trail’.
The Gladiator features a Comprehensive Five-Link Suspension system for long wheelbase’s ‘Onroad Driving Dynamics’ and a new ‘Load Tray’. The tray has a payload capacity of 620 kg and is equipped with under rail bed lighting and integrated tie-down which makes it easy to keep adventure equipment like bicycles, dirt bikes, surfboards and ATVs.
For security, it has more than 70 ‘Active’ and ‘Passive Safety and Security’ features. In addition, there are security features such as grid parkview rear camera, front and rear park assist, electronic roll mitigation and electronic stability control.
Jeep Gladiator Overland Price in Nepal (2021 model)
MAW, the authorised dealer of Jeep vehicles in Nepal has started selling Gladiator based in Wrangler at a price tag of NPR. 22 million(NRs 2.2 Crore).