Jeep-India's Website Goes Live; Features Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited
Jeep is finally here! The automaker will be revealing its Indian line-up at the 2016 Auto Expo
Update: American automaker Jeep has made its presence felt at the Indian auto Expo 2016 revealing three SUVs dubbed as Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Jeep Grand Cherokee. All three of the variants would come to Indian market as CBU units whereas local assembly manufacturing of the SUVs will commence at the Ranjaaon Plant, Pune in 2017. Jeep Wrangler will go old school with a removable top and doors along with having a set of 17 inch alloy wheels. Check out more about Jeep cars at Auto Expo.
To create a buzz amongst the Indian automotive fanatics before unveiling of the brand, Jeep has introduced a pre-launch website of its Indian operation. The brand will come under the Fiat-Chrysler umbrella (FCA - Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles) and will be officially launched at the 2016 Auto Expo in February. As of now, FCA India is offering Fiat, Abarth, Maserati, Ferrari brands in the country. Jeep brand will be added to the list starting next year.
Speaking on the occasion Kevin Flynn, President and Managing Director, FCA India, has said, “It gives us immense pride to launch this iconic Jeep brand in India. Today, FCA embarks on a new expedition in the Indian market and we hope this significant milestone will help us to firmly establish Jeep in India right from the start.”
He further added, “The new Jeep brand positioning on the website reflects an ambition to expand the marque’s global footprint while staying true to its legacy. Stay tuned to experience more about this exciting brand’s arrival in India in the coming months.”
Watch Showcase Video of Jeep at Auto Expo
Visit Jeep India - www.jeep-india.com
It seems like the American SUV manufacturer will also launch the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited in February. Earlier in July this year, FCA had announced an investment of $ 280 million into Fiat’s Ranjangaon manufacturing facility along with Tata Motors Limited. This investment was to support the production of Jeep’s new global vehicle, which is likely to make its world debut in India and will be exported to other markets.
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