Off-road enthusiasts and Jeep® aficionados, rejoice! The highly anticipated 2024 Jeep Gladiator (JT) is now getting a substantial boost in capability and customization thanks to American Expedition Vehicles (AEV). Based in Wixom, Michigan, AEV has rolled out a trio of exclusive upfit packages for the 2024 Jeep Gladiator. These packages, known as Upcountry, Upcountry+, and Level II, promise to take the already rugged Gladiator to new heights, making it an even more formidable off-road companion.
The 2024 Jeep Gladiator AEV upfit packages cater to a wide range of Gladiator trims, including Sport, Willys, Mojave, and Rubicon, offering enthusiasts an array of choices to suit their specific off-roading adventures. Each package is meticulously crafted to enhance various aspects of the Gladiator’s performance, from ground clearance to approach angles and water fording capabilities.
Level II: Pushing Boundaries
At the pinnacle of these upfit packages is the Level II, designed exclusively for the Gladiator Rubicon. With this package, the Gladiator attains astounding capabilities:
- Ground Clearance: A staggering 16 inches of ground clearance ensures that even the most challenging terrains can be conquered.
- Water Fording: The Gladiator can wade through waters up to 36 inches deep, making river crossings a breeze.
- Approach Angle: An impressive 57-degree approach angle allows for tackling steep inclines and rocky obstacles.
- Breakover Angle: With a 26-degree breakover angle, the Gladiator can gracefully navigate over uneven terrain.
- Departure Angle: A 34-degree departure angle ensures a clean exit when coming down steep slopes.
Upcountry and Upcountry+: Versatile Choices
For Gladiator Sport, Willys, Mojave, and Rubicon owners looking for slightly different performance enhancements, AEV offers two more packages:
- Ground Clearance: 15 inches for added underbelly clearance on rough trails.
- Water Fording: Capable of fording waters up to 35 inches deep.
- Approach Angle: A robust 47-degree approach angle for those challenging ascents.
- Breakover Angle: A 25-degree breakover angle for smoother navigation over obstacles.
- Departure Angle: A 33-degree departure angle to ensure a controlled exit from tricky descents.
- Front Bumper: AEV EX front bumper for improved front-end protection.
- Suspension: AEV 2.0-inch suspension kit for enhanced ride comfort and handling.
- Jack Base: AEV jack base for stability during vehicle maintenance.
- ProCal: AEV ProCal for tire size adjustments and other calibration needs.
- Wheels and Tires: AEV Pintler wheels paired with 35-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires for superior traction.
- Flare Extensions: JPP/Mopar flare extensions for added wheel well protection.
- Badges: AEV plaque and tailgate badge for that distinctive touch.
Level II Rubicon: The Ultimate Off-Road Beast
The Level II Rubicon upfit package is a true game-changer for hardcore off-roaders. In addition to the features offered in the Upcountry+ package, the Level II Rubicon package includes:
- Front Skid Plate: AEV front skid plate for added protection to critical components.
- Lights: AEV 7000 series lights for enhanced visibility on nocturnal adventures.
- Winch: Warn Zeon 10-S winch to rescue you from the trickiest situations.
- Trail Camera: AEV trail camera relocation kit for monitoring obstacles on the trail.
- Suspension: AEV 2.5-inch DualSport suspension with Bilstein 5100 shocks for unparalleled ride quality.
- Steering Stabilizer: Upgraded steering stabilizer for improved handling and control.
- Wheels and Tires: 37-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires mounted on AEV Savegre II wheels for conquering any terrain.
- Flare Extensions: JPP/Mopar flare extensions for added wheel protection.
- Badges: AEV plaque and Level II badging for a distinctive look.
With a range of upfit packages to choose from, Jeep owners can customize their vehicles to suit their specific needs and conquer the toughest terrains with ease. Whether you opt for the Level II’s extreme capabilities or one of the other impressive packages, the 2024 Jeep Gladiator with AEV upfits promises an unforgettable off-road experience.
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