MANILA: If your off-road adventure is taking you far beyond the comfort of resorts and hotels, worry not about accommodation with the upcoming Jeep Gladiator Overlander Farout concept.
Based on the Wayout concept, this true overland 4×4 truck features Jeep’s long-range-capable EcoDiesel engine, which will allow it to reach remote locations on a single tank.
“We’re pleased to introduce the Jeep Farout concept today as a vehicle that blends Gladiator EcoDiesel’s fuel efficiency with an area of features fans of overlanding will love. Building on the popularity of last year’s Gladiator Wayout concept, and as overlanding continues to grow in popularity, this year’s Farout concept is another opportunity to gather feedback from our passionate customer base,” said Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA North America.
Its 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine puts out 260 HP and 600 Nm of torque, and comes with engine stop-start technology as standard.
What makes this unique to other Jeep Gladiator’s is its neatly contained, customized deployable roof-top tent. The 16-foot-long by 7.5-foot-tall recreational residence opens and retracts in a matter of seconds. Once unpacked, it comfortably sleeps up to four.
The cabin features wood lining, soft ambient lighting, a fully functional refrigerator and stove, plus hanging storage racks, built-in seats and table space. It also comes with dark smoke blue leather, orange stitching and plaid flannel seat inserts.
Its body sports a new “Earl” body color with chartreuse accents on the hood, rear tailgate tow hooks, springs, badging and shocks. Its comes with Jeep Performance Parts two-inch lift kit, 17-inch matte charcoal rims, 37-inch mud-terrain tires, a modified Gladiator Rubicon steel bumper equipped with a 12,000-lb. Warn winch, custom front and rear rock rails, Fox performance shocks, and an integrated roof-rack system for hauling additional gear topside.
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