Wrangler Goes to New Heights with 'Apex' Special Edition
Hills, Mich., Feb.6, 2002 -The Jeep® brand goes to new
heights to create a limited edition Jeep Wrangler package, catching
the eye of those who seek to be different. A new "Apex Special
Edition" of the original Jeep that delivers unmatched open-air
fun and freedom with the ability to go anywhere, do anything will
be available in dealerships later this month and on display at the
Chicago Auto Show opening this week.
Jeep Wrangler offers a lot of fun to a very diverse group of customers,"
said Tom Marinelli, Vice President, Chrysler/Jeep Global Brand Center,
DaimlerChrysler Corporation. "The Apex Special Edition adds
a fresh new look to the successful Jeep Wrangler X model with an
eye catching exterior and unique features that will set it apart
and capture the intrigue of those who seek to be a bit different."
unique strobe hood graphic and chromed steel wheels set off the
limited edition Jeep Wrangler Apex. Offered in new Bright Silver
Metallic, as well as Patriot Blue and Black, this new model features
Cognac Ultra-Hide seats and a free stereo/CD combination with seven
speakers. The seven speaker system includes two instrument panel
tweeters, two dashboard speakers, two overhead Sport Bar speakers
and a center console subwoofer.
at just $20,285 including destination, the Jeep Wrangler Apex is
based on the successful Wrangler X model. New for the 2002 model
year, Jeep Wrangler X model expanded the scope of Wrangler, attracting
a younger buyer in search of affordability as well as power in the
4.0-liter engine. Jeep Wrangler Apex, like the Wrangler X model,
features the powerful 4.0-liter engine with 190 horsepower and 235
lb.-ft. of torque with a standard manual transmission.