2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II – European Special Edition Rumored to Come Overseas

By | 03/04/2015

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II has been presented at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The new model comes with some interesting new features regarding both its design and specs. The Black Edition II is a modern, assertive and powerful off-road model, with a lot of attitude and style. Its bold design is followed with fully equipped cabin and wicked interior design. In addition, the 2016 Wrangler Black Edition II also offers couple of powertrain setups, which will surely impress every car enthusiast. The new 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II is a great way to celebrate the long and famous history of the SUV and we honestly hope those changes will come with the 2016 Wrangler to the USA, as well.

2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II Debuts at 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Exterior Changes & Improvements

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II comes with a distinctive and dominant exterior design. The new SUV is based on the Sahara model, but does differ from the latter in certain details. To start with, let’s take a look at the front end. The 2016 Wrangler Black Edition II features a big Jeep logo at the front, restyled headlights and new door mirror caps. In addition, the model comes with black badges and a black spare tire cover. There is also a new grille, new side details and new 18-inch alloy wheels which finish the look. Furthermore, the model offers a two-door and a four-door configuration, as well as the Dual Top feature which includes soft top and a three panel removable hard top as standard.

2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II Interior

As for the interior, the 2016 Jeep Wrangler will offer some of the features which are standard with the Wrangler Sahara, but also some new and unique details. To start with, the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II will come with the black leather upholstery and a modern, polished black inserts. The front seats are heated, and they come as standard along with the UConnectTM GPS multimedia entertainment, satellite navigation and a 6.5-inch touchscreen, USB port, 40 GB hard disk, DVD video reader and AUX-in reader.

2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II Rear End

2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II Powertrain Setups

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II will offer two powertrain setups, one diesel and one petrol. The first on is the 2.8-liter diesel four-cylinder engine, borrowed from Chrysler, which can generate 200 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option is the famous 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 unit that is good for 284 horsepower. Both of the mills will be paired with the well-known five-speed automatic transmission.

Release Date

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II will be released this summer in Europe. The SUV is meant for the European market only, and so far there were no indications about its possible debut in the USA. However, some sources claim that a similar version of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler will be offered with the new Wrangler in the States, as well, once the 2016 model is released. It may not be called the Black Edition II, and could vary in design details, but some sources claim it will be very similar to this model and that it will almost certainly offer the aforementioned Chrysler engine. However, since this hasn’t been confirmed yet, we should wait for an official statement.

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