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Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept Unveiled Today, Looks Production-Ready

A series SUV will arrive at dealers in mid-2021 as a 2022 model.

Exterior Highlights

A contrast-painted roof is one of the most notable exterior styling features. Along with window openings, is it rimmed in dark chrome. The lower front and rear bumpers, rocker panels and the roof are of metallic gunmetal gray color.

A distinctive “Grand Wagoneer” badge with an US flag appears on the lower front doors.

The vehicle features an upright rear end, a high hood, a swept-back windshield,an illuminated, chrome-finished grille.

The license plate opening at the back incorporates into the tailgate, with the surround to recall the front grille’s shape, and dovetails into taillight panel.

The chin-like front bumper has two stacked openings, with tow hooks placed within the lower intake. The rear bumper with no skid plates aligns neatly with the vertical rear end.

Interior

The cabin features a split-screen layout. A 12.1-inch upper display serves for infotainment. A 10.3-inch lower “comfort display” is responsible for seat massage and lumbar adjustments. Several hard climate controls join a volume/tuning knob.

Rear passengers have their own 10.3-inch center console display, likely for climate and seat controls.

A 10.1-inch touchscreen display on each front seatback serves for the rear-seat entertainment system. The Grand Wagoneer Concept uses the McIntosh Laboratory audio.

Inside, Jeep makes focus on renewable luxury materials and vintage detailing. The dashboard, seats, door panels are made of PUR (polyurethane plastic). Jeep uses recyclable Dinamica suede on the headliner. The carpets are made of recycled-content Thrive fiber.

The wing-shaped dashboard is hewn in structural aluminum and inlaid with 3D-surface lacewood, which also appears on the center console and door panels.

The vintage details recall the first original Wagoneer. They include an aluminum wordmark on the passenger-side wood trim, an “Est. 1963” engraving on the instrument panel caps, and a steering wheel with a “Grand Wagoneer” badge.

Powertrain

The company will offer plug-in and mild hybrid systems based on a 5.7-liter V8 for a production version of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer. An inline-six engine will possibly debut on the Wagoneer, as well as an all-electric powertrain.

The concept vehicle likely uses the 5.7-liter V8 PHEV technology, with an output of around 450 hp (336 kW) and 500 lb-ft (678 Nm) of torque.  

Jeep promises three four-wheel-drive systems, a Quadra-Lift air suspension and outstanding towing capability (assumedly over 9,000 lbs).

Production, Rivals

In 2021, the carmaker will build the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer at the Warren plant in Michigan, the USA.

The Wagoneer will compete with the Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition. The Grand Wagoneer will rival the Cadillac Escalade, the Chevy Suburban, the Lincoln Navigator, and the Land Rover Range Rover.

Expect the pricing ranged from $60,000 to over $100,000.

Source: Jeep, Motor 1

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