2013 Jeep Announces Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and Wrangler Moab Special Edition Models

Jeep announced two new special editions, the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and Wrangler Moab Special Edition—with both meant to create a buzz for their hardcore off-roading enthusiasts. Both models are due out this October and will seriously tackle any terrain you throw at them.

The Trailhawk SUV was first shown as a concept at the Easter Safari event in Moab, Utah but its production form features both V6 and V8 powertrain configurations and a special appearance package that displays a black hood decal with red accent stripe. It also comes with 18-inch aluminum wheels, black headlamp buckets, gray grille surround, a rear light bar and signature badging. The special edition GC also comes standard with Kevlar-reinforced Goodyear Silent Armor all-terrain tires for sturdy, puncture-free trail driving and benefits from steel rock rails to keep its body safe, while a Quadra-Lift air suspension along with the standard Select-Terrain traction control system, a rear electronic limited-slip differential for V8 models, a two-speed transfer case and much more allow it to tackle any environments you try to conquer.

The Wrangler Moab Special Edition starts life as a top-of-the line Wrangler Sahara, in both two- and four-door form, and is fitted with some off-roading extras. It includes the ame Kevlar tires as on the Trailhawk, along with a standard Trac-Lok rear differential (an electronic locking rear diff is available, too), winch-ready bumpers, rock rails and 17-inch Rubicon alloy wheels. The Wrangler Moab has also been treated to a unique hood, black accents on the fuel filler cap and taillamps, a premium soft top and, of course, edition-specific badging.

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