October 19, 2021
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
When a dirt staid after a sixth Rebelle Rally, Jeep® SUVs overwhelmingly led a pack. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is a initial electrified car to win a 1,500-mile trek opposite a Nevada and California deserts, finishing in both initial and second place, holding a altogether win and a Bone Stock award. In addition, a Jeep Wrangler swept a podium, securing a tip 3 positions, while also holding 5 of a tip 10 spots.
“The Jeep code continues to browbeat for a reason,” pronounced Emily Miller, owners – Rebelle Rally. “Off a salon floor, a Jeep 4×4 is an unusually able car to take on a Rebelle Rally. The Wrangler 4xe really valid itself in an considerable way, holding a tip dual positions in a altogether competition.”
Team 4xEventure (team 129) of Nena Barlow and Teralin Petereit and their Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe took a altogether win and Bone Stock endowment in this year’s Rebelle Rally. The team’s Wrangler Rubicon 4xe was also a top-scoring electrified vehicle. Barlow and Petereit were consistently dominant, holding a many points in 4 of a 7 stages, never scoring reduce than third. This is Petereit’s third altogether win while fixation on a lectern in her dual other years of competition, creation her a many successful Rebelle Rally competitor.
“The march was some-more severe than ever this year, though a Wrangler 4xe done it easy,” pronounced Nena Barlow of Team 4xEventure. “We torqued adult dunes and rock-crawled plateau and washes with palliate and efficiency. Not to mention, we never lacked for operation or power.”
Team Jeep Thrills (team 177) brought home a clever second place. The mom and daughter group of Christine and Emily Benzie and their 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe took one theatre win and never finished out of a tip 10. This is their third Rebelle lectern in a Bone Stock category, with one win, and their initial lectern in a overall.
“The Rubicon 4xe was pristine pleasure to expostulate during a Rally,” pronounced Emily Benzie of Team Jeep Thrills. “The cessation smoothed a many whoops and washouts we encountered in a Nevada and California deserts. On a third day of competition, we non-stop a Sky One-Touch Power-Top, but carrying to stop a Jeep, to admire a high precipice faces of a scenic Titus Canyon in Death Valley, and afterwards sealed it as a dirt assign began to form on a hollow floor. On a final afternoon, a total torque from a Rubicon 4xe electric mode total with a eight-speed delivery combined a ideal appurtenance to tackle a soothing silt in a vast dunes of a Glamis silt dune complex.”
Jeep proudly teamed adult with Team Asdzáá Skoden Rebelles (team 160) of Shandiina Peters and Racquel Black, a initial all-Navajo group to contest in a Rally. As Rebelle Rally rookies, they piloted their Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe to a important finish of 29th overall.
“Participating in a Rebelle Rally this year was really an memorable experience,” pronounced Racquel Black of Team Asdzáá Skoden Rebelles. “Our event and success during a convene came to delight given of a Jeep brand’s unusual sponsorship of a pleasing and absolute plug-in hybrid Wrangler Rubicon 4xe!”
The Bone Stock nomination requires vehicles to be as delivered from a manufacturer, with a usually allowances for aftermarket tires and wheels in a bureau sizes. New final year, a Electrified Designation relates to EVs, PHEVs and hybrid vehicles.
“The Jeep code has upheld a Rebelle Rally given a commencement 6 years ago and, this year, we were vehement to showcase a new Wrangler 4xe in a many formidable off-road convene conditions,” pronounced Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America. “It’s a covenant to a teams in a foe and a engineering teams during home that this year Jeep Wrangler swept a podium, with dual Wrangler 4xe SUVs fixation initial and second overall, as good holding a Bone Stock and electrified awards but a singular emanate a whole Rally. Congratulations to everybody who rallied this year.”
As a Jeep code works toward a ultimate idea of zero-emission freedom, events like a Rebelle Rally are pivotal to infer and showcase both a industry-best 4×4 capability, as good as a class-exclusive, off-road 4xe powertrain. The Jeep Wrangler 4xe delivers 49 MPGe and 21 miles of all-electric operation with no operation anxiety.
The Jeep Wrangler 4xe’s thrust complement combines dual electric motors, a 2.0-liter I-4 engine and eight-speed involuntary delivery for scarcely wordless thrust and extended 4×4 off-road capability, but EV operation anxiety. This arrangement enables a Trail Rated Jeep Wrangler 4xe to keep regulating rigging that includes plain front and back axles, full-time two-speed send case, a entirely articulating cessation and 30 inches of H2O fording capability.
The E-Selec modes let a motorist tailor a Jeep Wrangler 4xe thrust to a trip: hybrid, electric and eSave, that preserve a battery container assign for after use. The Wrangler 4xe’s 17-kilowatt-hour battery container recharges in approximately dual hours on Level 2 (220-volt) energy and in about 12 hours on Level 1 (110-volt) domicile power.
The Rebelle Rally is a longest rival off-road convene in a United States. Traversing over 2,500 kilometers by Nevada and California’s iconic terrain, it is an continuation foe for women consisting of pointing pushing and navigating – not fastest speed. The foe is innovative and unique, regulating maps, compass, roadbooks and plan – famous as Rebelle format. GPS and other electronic inclination are particularly prohibited. Remote and off-grid for 8 foe days, a Rebelle Rally is deliberate a proof belligerent for people, products and batch manufacturer vehicles. To learn more, revisit www.rebellerally.com.
Built on 80 years of mythological heritage, Jeep is a authentic SUV with capability, craftsmanship and flexibility for people who find unusual journeys. The Jeep code delivers an open invitation to live life to a fullest by charity a full line of vehicles that continue to yield owners with a clarity of certainty to hoop any tour with confidence. Jeep Wave, a reward owners faithfulness and patron caring module that is accessible to a whole Jeep lineup, is filled with advantages and disdainful perks to broach Jeep owners a pinnacle caring and dedicated 24/7 support.
The Jeep car lineup consists of a Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To accommodate consumer direct around a world, all Jeep models sole outward North America are accessible in both left- and right-hand expostulate configurations. Jeep is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by heading tellurian automaker and mobility provider Stellantis. For some-more information per Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), greatfully revisit www.stellantis.com.
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