The 1941 Willis MB which is very popular in India is a direct descendant of the original Jeep® and the all-new 2007 Jeep Wrangler is the result of 65 years of legendary 4×4 leadership evolution. And speaking of evolution the Jeep, Wrangler was built based on the original Jeep formula with an all-new frame, engine, exterior and interior design, safety and convenience features. It was later improved to provide more comfort, refinement, power and open-air fun, more capability and interior space.
And for 2007 the Jeep designers have take this classic vehicle one step further by creating the first ever four-door Wrangler Unlimited. Sporting a one-of-a-kind, 4-door open-air design takes the Jeep experience to another dimension. The Wrangler Unlimited has enough room to accommodate five adult passengers and enough cargo space which is a first for Wrangler. The Wrangler Unlimited combines class-leading off-road capability with everyday practicality.
The two and four door 2007 Wranglers are to be offered in dozens of different top, door and windshield combinations, nine unique exterior colours and with wheels that range from 16, 17 or 18-inch for customers who may want to customize the appearance of their Wrangler.
The introduction of the all-new 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited sees this iconic vehicle growing to mid-size SUV proportions, providing more comfort and space, more versatility, more open-air options, more off-road capability, more on-road refinement, more convenience, more safety features, more power and above all more fuel efficient.
Starting from ground clearance to articulation to traction, Jeep engineers focused on more than 50 functional objectives during the development of the all-new 2007 Jeep Wrangler. And all their efforts were not in vain since they were able to come up with an ultimate “out of the box” offroad vehicle with all the features that allows it to go anywhere the driver’s hearts desire.
Improvement in the legendary 4×4 capability of the all-new 2007 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited is not the only exciting thing about these Jeep models. They will also offer enhanced on-road comfort which is attributed to its new 100% stiffer frame in bending, 50% stiffer body, refined five-link coil suspension and a much improved shock tuning. Plus their new steering and suspension geometry will also provide accurate handling and ride characteristics. Their new sound-deadening techniques reduce cabin noise by more than 20%. They also have Jeep hitch step which is amazingly strong that comes with non-slip surface that provides an easy but secure grip for a lift or a hitch.
In addition, a new 3.8 litre overhead valve V6 engine that delivers 205hp and 240 lb-ft of torque is equipped on all 2007 Jeep Wrangler models as replacement for the 4.0 litre Power-Tech in-line six engine. The Jeep Wrangler will also come equipped with a six-speed manual transmission or an available four-speed automatic transmission.
The new 3.8 litre V6 engine that is equipped on the Wrangler is said to provide even more horsepower and torque than its predecessor. The all-new 2007 Jeep Wrangler carries on the legacy of Wrangler as the icon of the Jeep brand.