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Killer Jeep Wrangler

2007-06-19 07:47
German Jeep custom tuner Startech has worked it's magic on the latest version of the iconic American 4x4 and made it even more exclusive in both short- and long wheelbase versions.

Polished Startech Monostar IV 9Jx20 light-alloy wheels in a striking five-spoke design lend themselves to the new Jeep shape giving Wrangler a more exclusive appearance.

Mounted with sporty on- and off-road tires in size 285/50 R 20 front and back they give the SUV even more agile handling characteristics while at the same time improving driving safety.

While the design program for the new Wrangler is still under development, the first stainless-steel components will be available shortly. Sturdy tubular side guards for short and long wheelbase models protect the rocker panels of the Jeep and partially hide the Jeep's frame from view.

The spare wheel cover with high-gloss stainless-steel ring adds the finishing touch.

The new Wrangler generation for the first time includes a model with diesel engine. The Startech motor engineers are currently developing the Startech SD 4T tuning module for the 2.8-litre common-rail turbodiesel engine.

Startech sport exhausts will soon be available for all engine and body variants of the Jeep. The fully stainless-steel exhausts feature one characteristic oval chrome tailpipe each on the right and left, and produce a more sonorous engine sound, while at the same time optimizing power yield.

The interior of the Jeep can also be upgraded stylishly with accessories. These include highly polished scuff plates welcome driver and passengers, and the ergonomically shaped Startech sport steering wheel adds to the ambiance.

Additional customization requests can be fulfilled by the company-own Startech upholstery shop. Partial and fully leather interiors made from especially soft yet durable Mastik leather satisfy even the most discriminating tastes.

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