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10th Anniversary Edition of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon debuts at LA Auto Show

Friday, November 30, 2012

Category:Car Enthusiast Talk

The Los Angeles International Auto Show is currently in full swing and automakers are taking the opportunity as a time to debut new vehicles and the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is one of them.

Auto show officials announced earlier in the month that nearly 50 vehicles would be revealed for the first time on the event's press days on November 28 and 29. New cars included a diverse mix of the most popular trends and cutting-edge innovations that make driving more comfortable and enjoyable for motorists. Automakers that released new vehicles on the press days included the American brands Chrysler, Ford and General Motors and the european brands BMW, Fiat, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen are also expected to unveil new vehicles that will be in its lineup in the upcoming year.

Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars recently released an all-new mobile application for those attending the LA Auto Show and other shows in the near future. The app gives event-goers a chance to view instant information on the cars they are looking at while the show, instead of having to wait to research them at home.

One much anticipated vehicle debuting at the show is the 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

“The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition is a tribute to 10 years of Wrangler Rubicon history, and to the Jeep brand’s most passionate enthusiasts,” said Mike Manley, president and CEO – Jeep Brand. “This Wrangler Rubicon is for them. It is a unique vehicle that we expect will long be sought after, a Wrangler that offers an unprecedented level of capability once only attainable by long hours of custom aftermarket preparation crafted in the garages of the most avid Jeep enthusiasts in the world."

Manley added that with the release of the new Rubicon, Jeep created a "stunning new example of the Wrangler," which is available with red leather interior, and a wide range of standard off-road equipment which is also debuting for the first time on a production vehicle. The Jeep can also be souped up even further by adding Husky Liners® car floor mats to keep the interior looking clean, as well as Husky Liners® mud guards to keep the exterior looking fresh while getting the car dirty.

The Rubicon features black, steel, winch-ready bumpers that have removable end caps and a ride height that is an inch and a half higher in order to accommodate the BF Goodrich KM2 265/70R17 tires mounted on 17-inch aluminum wheels. In addition it is a dual-intake Power Dome hood, to keep the engine cool on those desert rock crawls, tow hooks on the front and rear, and Mopar rock rails to protect against trail damage.