Manufacturer of accessories Savvy Off-Road will help to prepare the Jeep Gladiator pickup truck to off-road race King of the Hammers Every Man Challenge. Piloting the car will be the participant of the Dakar and Baja 1000 Robby Gordon, and Eric Miller.
Jeep Gladiator will perform in class Spidertrax 4600 Stock Class, where allowed serial SUV since the original factory engine, frame and bodywork. The truck will be equipped with 3.6-liter “six” Pentastar issuing 289 horsepower and 353 Nm of torque. On a commodity machine this unit can be paired with a six-speed “mechanics” or vosmidiapazonnym “automatic”.
For race “Gladiator” equipped with a custom suspension with Fox shock absorbers, reinforced bridges Dynatrac 60, wheels bedroomi and off-road with 35-inch tires Falken Wildpeak M/T. in Addition, the truck got a winch, roll-cage and Recaro seats.
Jeep Gladiator premiere took place at the end of November last year at the motor show in Los Angeles. Pickup truck built on the base frame SUV Wrangler. It is offered with two options of all-wheel drive, including removable front stabilizer, has 28 cm ground clearance and is able to overcome the deep fords of up to 76 cm.
King of the Hammers off – road race with a high speed sandy sections and technical rock-crawling. The competition includes five races that are held throughout the week. The most spectacular part is the hardcore buggy races in the ULTRA4 class vs. Rock Bouncer.