42 - Pete Milosavleski and the design process for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator
Pete has been working as the Chief Engineer on the Jeep Gladiator. Pete has a great job, as an engineer for Jeep, working on some of the most iconic 4WDs of all time.
We talk about the history of Jeep trucks and what the reasoning was behind creating a new Jeep truck now.
Where did the Jeep Gladiator come from?
When then start to talk about the engineering process that lead to the Jeep Gladiator, looking at the issues that needed to be managed by putting the 5 foot box at the back of the truck. How do you maintain the approach and departure angles for the vehicle.
Jeep has worked to maintain offroad capacity whilst creating a great on road performance.
What engines will be available when the Gladiator comes out? How will it compare with the global trend that we are seeing in vehicle like the Nissan Patrol with less power?
We talk about the front facing camera designed specifically for drivers to be able to pick the line a lot better as they will be able to see where the wheels are going on the track.
We talk about availability and most importantly when it will be available in Australia.
With Australia's love of 4WD utes, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is probably going to be one of the hottest new vehicles available in the Australian market.
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