The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator was designed to sort out any impediment, however sometimes there shall be a big rock, log or presumably an unexpected dropoff that may’t be seen over the hood.
To help off-roaders with situational consciousness of those pathway obstructions, the Gladiator’s designers added an modern forward-facing digicam within the center slot of the midsize truck’s seven-slot grille.
With a push of a button on the Uconnect Off-road pages, the digicam is activated with photos streamed proper to the radio display screen.
“The inspiration for the forward-facing digicam was our buyer, the Jeep fanatic,” stated Pete Milosavlevski, Gladiator chief engineer, who added that suggestions for this digicam got here from driving with clients throughout off-road excursions. “We wished to offer one other modern device for the Jeep fanatic to make use of and have a good time whereas they’re off-roading.”
The forward-facing digicam, which is unique to the Rubicon mannequin, is certainly one of greater than 80 accessible superior security and safety features accessible on the Gladiator.
When activated, the off-road digicam can detect obstacles lower than two ft in entrance of the bumper and as far out as 10 ft in entrance of the Gladiator. The digicam not solely gives a view of the highway forward, but additionally dynamic gridlines to assist navigate oncoming obstacles.
Designers additionally paid consideration to the little particulars when it got here to the digicam. Since it’s an off-road digicam, it’s certain to get dusty. When drivers need to take away the mud, and keep within the consolation of the Gladiator, there’s a digicam washer that may be activated from the radio display screen.
For extra details about the forward-facing digicam and the numerous different options on the Jeep Gladiator, go to Jeep.com.