Los Angeles Motor Show counts as a home event for Jeep and they cannot let it pass without unveiling a new something. So they came up with a couple of special editions, the Jeep Renegade Deserthawk and Renegade Altitude, each boasting a unique theme relevant to its name.
The 2017 Jeep Renegade Deserthawk, on sale in January, is “inspired by the desert’s extreme conditions,” and builds on the reputation of the Renegade Trailhawk as a rugged and capable of 4×4. The highlights of the car on the outside include 17-inch black wheels, exclusive hood and rear body panel decals, rock rails and Trailer Tow Group, while inside it gets black leather seats, Light Frost stitching and accents, all-weather floor mats and cargo tray mat.
In terms of the technicalities, Jeep Renegade Deserthawk features with standard Jeep Active Drive Low with 20:1 crawl ratio; Selec-Terrain system with exclusive Rock mode; 8.7 inches of ground clearance; skid plates; signature red front and rear tow hooks; up to 8.1 inches of wheel articulation; Hill-descent Control; up to 19 inches of water fording; and up to 2,000-lb. towing capacity.
As for the Jeep Renegade Altitude which hits the showrooms later this month, this one’s more of an urban warrior what with the 18-inch Gloss Black wheels with Gloss Black accents around the exterior, including the front and rear badges, grille rings and tail lamp rings. It also features black premium cloth seats and High Gloss Black finishes and Metal Diamond accents on key touch points, such as the shifter knob and door handles. ParkSense rear backup camera and Keyless Go are among the standard equipment of this model.
Price-wise, the 2017 Jeep Renegade Deserthawk starts at $28,140 and the Altitude from $22,390.