At the Frankfurt Motor Show this year, Jeep showcased the 2014 Wrangler Polar Edition and for sure it grabbed a lot of attention. The auto giant has finally announced that the Polar Edition will be available in the North American Market come November.
“Jeep Wrangler is known for its 4×4 capability on any road or trail and in any weather condition,” said Mike Manley, President and CEO – Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “The new Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition represents a tip of the hat to our loyal Jeep enthusiasts who are also lovers of outdoor winter activities and adventures. This new winter-themed Jeep will get them where they want to go, in a fun, new, unique – and very capable – special-edition package.”
The car takes its inspiration from the extreme conditions of Antarctic region and it even features a ‘Polar’ badge located on the side near the front wheel arch which exhibits the 78° S and 106° E coordinates that correspond to the location of Vostok in Antarctica – the exact place where the most severe temperatures are recorded.
On the exterior of the Polar Edition there a a number of unique cues which will impress you. To name some of the characteristics we have a new front grille, Powerdome hood, body-color hardtop with deep-tint sunscreen glass ,a Gloss Black Jeep logo above the front grille, Gloss Black 18″ alloy wheels, three-color hood decal, featuring the outline of mountains, and the black fuel-filler door from Mopar.
The interior of the car features Black heated leather seats enhanced by Pearl White accent stitching and “Polar” logo embroidered on the upper portion of the backrests, a black leather-wrapped steering wheel with Pearl White stitching and high-gloss Ceramic White painted bezels, Pearl White accent stitching on the door armrests and center console lid, an all-new cluster overlay with rings painted high-gloss Ceramic White and a blue instrument background with “Polar” logo. Mopar tread-pattern slush mats.
The list of standard features on the Polar Edition includes automatic climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated controls, heated front seats, height-adjustable driver seat, Electronic Vehicle Information Centre (EVIC) and cruise control.
The new limited edition model is powered by the Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 engine that delivers 285 hp and 260 ft.-lbs. of torque. It comes mated to a standard six speed manual or an optional five speed auto gearbox and with that configuration the Polar Edition returns up to 21 mpg.