Today, marks the rebirth of a premium American Icon, with the international debut of the All-New 2023 Grand Wagoneer in the Middle East – a premium extension of the Jeep® brand. Originating in the US in 1962, Grand Wagoneer was the pioneer of the SUV sector and now the 2023 Grand Wagoneer is set to re-define the category once again with its legendary capability, advanced technology, new level of comfort and sophisticated design.
Samir Cherfan, Chief Operating Officer at Stellantis Middle East & Africa, commented: “In 2022, Stellantis unveiled its ‘Dare Forward 2030’ strategic plan; a bold vision for the coming decade that will turbocharge the way we think, work, and meet the needs of our customers. It positions us to be number one in market share by 2030 while leading the energy transition, setting a clear path for growth. This growth depends on a product line-up that reflects the diverse and evolving needs of our customers and now, with the introduction of Grand Wagoneer, we are expanding our portfolio into the growing luxury SUV segment. The entry into the market of the most luxurious and technologically advanced SUV in our history will be a key driver towards our ambitions for the future.”
“We are ready to start a new exciting adventure in the Middle East with the most luxurious and technologically advanced SUV that we have introduced in our more than 80 years of history,” said Christian Meunier, Jeep® Brand CEO. “The All-New Grand Wagoneer was developed from the start with North America and the Middle East in mind. We engineered and tested the Grand Wagoneer in both regions to deliver the ultimate combination of luxury, technology, and best-in-class off- road capability.”
Featuring three 4×4 systems and an all-new architecture that delivers exemplary on-road driving performance, the 2023 Grand Wagoneer epitomizes luxury and adventure. The bold and distinctive exterior is complimented with artisan levels of craftsmanship in the interior with opulent Palermo leather trimmed seating and a fully digital cockpit with leading-edge technologies that are exquisitely presented for ease of use. The iconic SUV also boasts its most spacious and comfortable experience. Every seat is a first-class experience with front and second-row captain’s chairs, seating for up to eight passengers and a spacious third row.
The most technologically advanced Grand Wagoneer ever, also features next-generation innovations, including the new advanced Uconnect 5 system and 75 inches of total digital display screen area. This consists of 45 inches of screen across the front dashboard, Fire TV integration, digital rearview mirror and exclusive Rear Seat Monitoring Camera. Over 120 leading-edge safety and security features are also a part of the 2023 Grand Wagoneer inventory including innovative applications of technologies that connect the drive, vehicle and road. These include segment-leading features that enhance a driver’s field of vision, help make instrumentation easier to see and enable driver-assist capabilities that support collision avoidance. Autonomous vehicle capabilities, hand-free active driving assist, night vision with pedestrian and animal detection, intersection collision assist, drowsy driver detection, digital rearview mirror and 360-degree surround view camera are just some of the many attributes of the cutting-edge, large segment SUV.
The 2023 Grand Wagoneer has also collaborated with distinguished audio brand, McIntosh, to bring an exclusive, high-fidelity audio system to a vehicle for the very first time. For more than 70 years, McIntosh has created high-quality, handcrafted, American-made audio products and systems for homes, concert venues and iconic moments in music history across the globe. Now its signature audio performance has been perfectly tailored to the Grand Wagoneer with patented technology that gives a sense of space and recreates a realistic ambience of a musical venue – concert or recording studio. In conjunction with the outstanding audio quality, the McIntosh logos appearing on the door speaker grills are backlit in the brand’s signature blue color, adding to the ambiance created by the interior’s custom ambient lighting.
In another industry leading innovation, the 2023 Grand Wagoneer features the new 3.0-liter Hurricane twin-turbo, inline, six-cylinder engine, that that delivers better fuel economy and fewer emissions than larger engines while at the same time generates more horsepower and torque than many competitors’ naturally aspirated V-8 engines.
The All-New 2023 Grand Wagoneer will officially arrive in the Middle East in the first quarter of this year with a starting price of pre-VAT of $ 126,800.