Jeep Gladiator Brings the Brand Back to the Pick-Up Market After 26 Years

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. MikeV27

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    Long overdue

    The wife has 16' Wrangler 1945 edition in sarge green, she wants to trade it in for one of these.
     
  3. Clay_GT_17

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    Well people do love their Jeeps, My Fiancé included. This should give them even more reasons.
     
  4. Moby45

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    No 2 door version? boooooo
     
  5. Gr8_Lakes

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    Agreed, especially considering the success of the Brute conversion.

    Still happy to see a Jeep pickup though.
     
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    This doesn't feel as...natural as a truck as say, the Comanche did. Nevertheless, should be a very popular choice.
     
  7. Keef

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    This thing is going to sell like hotcakes in the US regardless of price. It's exactly what people want. The combination of capability and practicality will be unmatched. Add a diesel into that equation and Jeep just hit a home run.
     
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    Jeep Gladiator SRT Trackhawk? Yes Please...
     
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    Will it look somehow similar to Ford's F-150 Raptor? The suspension, wheel arches, bumpers, wheels, etc.
     
  10. Populuxe Cowboy

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    I would prefer a 2-door, but I'm still happy with this, as well as reviving the Gladiator name.
     
  11. Eunos_Cosmo

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    I can't get used to how this thing looks. I just don't like the extra length. It doesn't look like a pickup, and it doesn't look like a Jeep. It looks like a Frankenstein Jeep-pickup. Which is what it is. Still. I think a single-cab version would look a lot better.

    Now that the Wrangler has become....quite large, I kind of hope Jeep brings a baby wrangler to market. Replace the Renegade with something properly Jeepish. I'm also still waiting for a proper XJ successor.