The Jeep® brand is returning the Wrangler Rubicon Recon edition to the iconic SUV’s European lineup and equipping it with the powerful and efficient 2.2-liter MultiJet II turbodiesel inline-four-cylinder delivering 200 PS (197 horsepower) and 450 Nm (332 lb.-ft.) of torque. The Recon edition is based on the Wrangler Rubicon and features unique exterior and interior content.
The Jeep Wrangler lineup sees the return of the popular Rubicon Recon edition and marks the first time it is available on the newest generation Jeep Wrangler (JL) in the European marketplace. Inside the cabin, Rubicon Recon models feature a Jeep trail bag, red seat belts, and PUR-wrapped mid bolsters featuring red accent stitching.
Exterior features for the Wrangler Rubicon Recon model include heavy-duty rock rails, LED headlights and taillights, gloss black grille with body-color surrounds, Recon fender badge, matte black fender vent decal with an American flag, new 17-inch aluminum wheels with a black finish, a matte black hood stripe decal with red tracer, front and rear steel bumpers with bumper loops, as well as Rubicon gray grille throats and headlamp inserts.
All Wrangler Rubicon Recon models feature next-generation Dana front and rear heavy-duty axles, enhanced off-road rock rails, and the Rock-Trac NV241 two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio. Wrangler Rubicon Recon also includes electric front and rear locking differentials, a disconnecting front sway bar, and 33-inch Falken Wildpeak Mud-Terrain tires, taking the Wrangler to the highest level of capability.
The European-spec Rubicon Recon is offered in Black, Granite Crystal, Sting-Gray, Billet Silver, Firecracker Red, Hellayella, and Bright White exterior colors. The Rubicon Recon is offered in both two-door and four-door (Unlimited) configurations. Ordering is open now in Italy.