Report: Jeep pickup to arrive in third-quarter of 2011

Jeep Gladiator Concept

Earlier this week we learned that Jeep CEO Mike Manley showed off a concept Jeep ““pickup truck hybrid to dealers at Chrysler Group LLC’s 2010 Dealer Announcement Show in Orlando. According to sources that spoke with, the Jeep pickup concept has been given the thumbs up for production.

Insiders say that the production version of the Jeep pickup will debut sometime in the third quarter of 2011 badged as a 2012 model. The model is reported to be based on the four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited platform but will have a two-door regular cab layout for extra space behind the front seats for storage.

Todd Goyer, head of Jeep brand communication and product planning, said that Chrysler had no comment about a Jeep pickup.

– By: Omar Rana