2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude unveiled in all its glory

Jeep has just released yet another limited edition of its Wrangler model with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude.

The new edition is based on the Unlimited Sahara model, it is still powered by the same 3.6-liter V6, but gets a custom appearance both inside and out.

On the outside, the Altitude edition gets a body-colored hardtop, black-gloss exterior accents, a black fuel door, and a tone on tone hood graphic.The Altitude also sits on a set of 18-inch five spoke alloy wheels with black painted spokes. Available exterior colors include Deep Cherry Red, Black, Bright Silver Metallic and Bright White.

The interior features the always-popular black and red color scheme, with red accent stitching on the black leather seats, center armrest, floor mats, door panels and steering wheels.

“With sales up more than 30 percent year over year, Jeep Wrangler continues to show the special place it has in the hearts and minds of the American public,” said Mike Manley, President and CEO – Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “One of the many things Jeep enthusiasts love is the series of limited-volume, special-edition Wrangler models we produce. The new Wrangler Unlimited Altitude builds on the previous models and delivers consumers yet another fun and distinctive Jeep vehicle straight from the factory.”

The Altitude hits showroom floors next month, so if you’re interested, only 4,500 will be made, and Manley says Jeep expects them to go fast.

By: Alexandra Koken