For Jeepers who need to get much more off-road functionality out of their rigs, American Expedition Automobiles (AEV) is providing three new upfit choices for 2024 Wranglers. The kits can be found for the Rubicon and—for the primary time—the extra reasonably priced Willys mannequin.
Wrangler’s Upcountry Kits
Two-door variations of the ’24 Wrangler Willys and Rubicon begin at $41,190 and $47,190, respectively. Tack one other $7476 onto these worth tags for the common Upcountry package. It features a 2.0-inch suspension elevate and 35-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in addition to AEV-branded satin black Pintler wheels and a jack base. Fender flare extensions and a spare-tire relocation package from Jeep Efficiency Elements (JPP) are additionally a part of the upfit.
The Upcountry+ prices $11,599 and consists of all these goodies and extra. The opposite upgrades are AEV’s EX entrance bumper, which is product of hot-stamped Boron metal and has a hoop and finish caps that accommodate the inventory fog lights. Additionally included from AEV are a entrance skid plate, a non-winch cowl plate, and relocating the entrance digicam.
Wrangler’s Degree II Equipment
AEV’s Degree II setup is basically what was provided on the 2023 Wrangler twentieth Anniversary Version, which had been restricted to 150 copies and value an astronomical $94,358 (4xe) and $113,820 (Rubicon 392). Whereas Willys clients do not get a shot on the high package, the Rubicon crew do, because it’s completely obtainable on that mannequin. It prices an additional $20,049 for the V-6 model and $22,099 for the 4xe plug-in hybrid.
Rubicons’s upfitted with the Degree II package deal add 37-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires and have an AEV-specific suspension (with a 2.5-inch elevate and Bilstein dampers), an AEV rear bumper, off-road lights, a steering damper, and a Zeon 10-S winch. Every model additionally consists of bits from the Upcountry+ package (i.e., EX entrance bumper and skid plate). Every additionally wears a set of satin black AEV Savegre II wheels.
All that additional top helps the Jeep ford 37.1 inches of water and supplies 14.2 inches of floor clearance. Its different clearances embody a 50-degree method angle, 33-degree breakover angle, and 43-degree departure angle.
For these seeking to upfit their ’24 Jeep Wrangler Willys or Rubicon, they need to place orders by their native dealerships. Jeep says the AEV upgrades shall be obtainable on a first-come, first-serve foundation.
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