Seen here are the first leaked images of the India bound upcoming new Jeep model christened as Renegade. The Jeep Renegade will locks horns with the Nissan Juke internationally and will make its debut at the Geneva motor Show this week.
The new Jeep Renegade sports a set of front-mounted towing hooks, which suggest that there will an off-road version of the SUV. Developed alongside the Fiat 500X crossover, and sharing its underpinnings with that model, the new Jeep is expected to go on sale in 2015.
According to our sources, the Renegade will come mated to a 9 speed automatic transmission and 70 security aids. Earlier, the model was rumored to come with the Jeepster name, but Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne later denied the same.
The new Jeep Renegade wears a typical Jeep front end styling, with round headlights. The car features boxy, SUV-like proportions and large square tail lights. Also, the interior will feature a large central screen for both infotainment and navigation functions. There SUV will also be offered with all-wheel drive variant.
The new Renegade proposes 16 different combinations of environmentally friendly gasoline and diesel engines, which will consist of Fiat’s 1.3-litre turbodiesel engine and a 0.9-liter turbocharged petrol motor.