All-new Jeep® Gladiator to Compete in Every Man Challenge during Renowned King of a Hammers Desert Off-road Race

Posted on 06. Feb, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

February 5, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator – a many able midsize lorry ever – is going racing during this year’s Every Man Challenge during a King of a Hammers Desert Off-road race. Savvy Off-Road, an aftermarket emporium formed in Corona, California, is doing foe preparations, bringing imagination gained while earning a altogether win during 5 uninterrupted Every Man Challenges from 2012 to 2016, and again in 2018.
 

 
Legendary and versatile racing motorist Robby Gordon, who boasts a decades-long racing career in a desert, NASCAR, IndyCar and many highway racing series, and two-time King of a Hammers champion Erik Miller will hoop pushing duties, competing in a Spidertrax 4600 Stock Class. Gordon will be tasked with a high-speed portions of a course, while Miller will denote Gladiator’s unmatched off-road capability in a parsimonious stone sections of a famed Hammers trails. The foe takes place Feb 6 at 8 a.m. PST in Johnson Valley, California. Behind a circle of a Jeep Gladiator, Miller set a fastest time in a 4600 category yesterday on a two-mile subordinate course, besting a subsequent closest aspirant by some-more than 10 seconds.
 
“Jeep has been attending King of a Hammers for many years, listening to, watching and enchanting a organisation of hardcore off-road enthusiasts who accumulate there,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Head of Jeep Brand – North America. “The all-new Jeep Gladiator’s high-speed locker tradition is a approach outcome of their input. So we figured even nonetheless we haven’t built a initial patron section yet, because not move it out and put it to a exam during this ultimate proof belligerent – a toughest one-day off-road foe in a world?”
 
All vehicles competing in a Spidertrax 4600 Stock Class of a King of a Hammers Every Man Challenge are compulsory to implement a bureau engine, batch support and body, a singular startle during any circle and 35-inch tires.
 
The all-new Jeep Gladiator is powered by a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, rated during 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, with Engine Start Stop (ESS), and corresponding to a customary six-speed primer or an discretionary eight-speed involuntary transmission. Gladiator is a latest in a prolonged line of tough, constant Jeep trucks with a body-on-frame pattern that uses modernized materials and engineering to be lightweight nonetheless unbending and durable, and facilities an all-new high-strength steel frame.
 
Savvy Off-Road combined a tradition link-and-coil cessation with Fox remote fountainhead shocks, and combined Dynatrac 60 front and back axles, beadlock wheels with 35-inch Falken Wildpeak M/T tires, a winch and a reserve cage. Gladiator Rubicon’s “Redical Red” interior stays comparatively unchanged, nonetheless Sparco racing seats have been combined and back seats have been removed.
 
Jeep Gladiator/King of a Hammers updates will be accessible at:
 
Facebook

  • @ultra4racing
  • @kingofthehammers

 
Instagram

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Twitter

  • @ultra4racing
  • @kingofthehammers

 
YouTube

  • Ultra4Racing

 
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator will enter play showrooms in a second entertain of 2019.
 
ULTRA4 Racing
ULTRA4 is a car type, a class, and an International foe series. ULTRA4 Racing was innate from a recognition of a annual Nitto King of a Hammers, a toughest one-day off-road foe in a world. In only a small over a decade, a competition has grown from a singular King of a Hammers foe to an 11-race inhabitant array and 5 International King of a Hammers qualifiers. The vehicles are total four-wheel-drive creations, able of competing in mixed racing disciplines, from impassioned stone crawling, to high-speed dried racing, to brief course. Learn some-more during www.ultra4racing.com.
 
2020 Jeep Gladiator 
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator – a many able midsize lorry ever – builds on a abounding birthright of tough, constant Jeep trucks with an unmatched multiple of imperishable utility, authentic Jeep design, alfresco freedom, crafty functionality and flexibility and best-in-class towing and 4×4 payload. Available with 3 opposite powertrain combinations and versed with a versatile load box, Gladiator is built to hoop a final of an active lifestyle while delivering an alfresco pushing knowledge in a pattern that is certainly Jeep. Combining normal Jeep attributes with clever lorry credentials, a Jeep Gladiator is a singular car able of holding passengers and load anywhere. A crowd of record features, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and reserve facilities such as Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Crosspath Detection, Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning Plus+ serve Gladiator’s appeal.  
 
All Gladiator models are Trail Rated with a badge indicating that a car is designed to perform in a accumulation of severe off-road conditions identified by 5 pivotal consumer-oriented opening categories: traction, belligerent clearance, maneuverability, accent and H2O fording. Gladiator Rubicon models are versed with signature red draw hooks, Rock-Trac® 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed send box with a 4:1 low-range rigging ratio, front and back heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok® electric front- and rear-axle lockers, segment-exclusive electronic lean bar disconnect, cab and bed stone rails and customary 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-Terrain off-road tires.
 
Jeep Brand
Built on some-more than 75 years of mythological heritage, Jeep is a authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and flexibility for people who find unusual journeys. The Jeep code delivers an open invitation to live life to a fullest by charity a full line of vehicles that continue to yield owners with a clarity of certainty to hoop any tour with confidence.

The Jeep car lineup consists of a Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To accommodate consumer direct around a world, all Jeep models sole outward North America are accessible in both left and right-hand expostulate configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options.

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