Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Turns 10, Throws a Party in Los Angeles

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Previewed prior to its debut at the 2012 LA Auto Show, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition looked off-road ready under the Los Angeles lights.

Available as either a two-door Wrangler or four-door Wrangler Unlimited model, the American automaker decks the Rubicon special edition model with plenty of off-road features. Upgrades include all-new steel winch-capable bumpers with removable end caps, more ground clearance, new rock rails, and BF Goodrich KM2 off-road tires. In addition, enthusiasts can opt for the flashy ‘Anniversary Red’ leather interior.

SEE ALSO: 2012 LA Auto Show Coverage

Powering the Wrangler Rubicon is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The limited edition Rubicon is raised one-half inch while riding on black-finished 17-inch wheels with 265/70R17 BF Goodrich KM2 rubber.

Those interested in the 10th Anniversary Edition Wrangler Rubicon should head to local dealerships in spring of 2013.

GALLERY: Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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