Photography By: Jim Horne by Matt Konkle Quadratec Channel Editor For Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, it looks like blue is the new green. That is, all kinds of blue accents on its green-friendly electrified Jeep Wrangler. FCA Tuesday showed off its first-ever plug-in hybrid Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon, fully decked out in a granite crystal finish with light blue accents on the trail-rated badging, Rubicon lettering, tow hooks and rear 4XE logo. As it does in most of its models, FCA uses these color schemes to differentiate between certain editions. And there is no denying this one is all Wrangler. In fact, at first glance, you may not even know you are staring at an electric version of the iconic Wrangler—until you notice the driver’s side charging port and perhaps take a look at the vehicle’s underbelly. Sitting nearby in the booth Tuesday were also FCA’s Compass and Renegade plug-in hybrids, however those two vehicles were already introduced last March at the Geneva Auto Show. The company said these three models represent the first steps in the brand’s plan to offer electrification in all Jeep models by 2022. Meanwhile this […]


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