Jeep Gladiator Rubicon (Freedom Edition?) Spotted

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    We just caught a Jeep Gladiator Rubicon prototype wearing a side graphic similar to the decals worn on the 2017 Freedom Edition JK Wrangler.

    The "star" decal is located between the rear fender and the rear door of this 4-door JT Rubicon and while it bears resemblance to the Freedom Edition Wrangler and the Oscar Mike edition on which it was based, we were unable to get a peek inside to see if there were other special bits to suggest we're looking at a special edition JT.

    Another reason this might not be -- the Freedom Edition Wrangler was based on the Sport trim and featured a star decal on the hood and rear fender along with an American flag decal on the front fender and cowl. IF this is indeed a JT Freedom Edition, it appears to have combined these graphical elements into one.

    The Freedom Edition also came with body-colored fenders (which this prototype does not), rock rails and gray interior accents, including unique stitching on the leather trimmed seats, steering wheel, door pulls and console. It offered 18-inch 5-spoke granite crystal wheels, a heavy duty rear differential cover, black fuel door cover and taillights.

    It remains to be seen if this is an indication of the first Jeep Gladiator special edition or perhaps just an optional decal to outfit any JT truck. Stay tuned as we learn more!

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    That would look great in the HydroBlue
     
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    That is cringey as hell. One reason why I won't buy the "Freedom" Top.
     
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    Looks great!! wonder if it is a sport with HD towing hence the Rubicon fenders, be interested in hearing what model it turns out to be.
     
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    Sweet! Can't wait!
     
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    You even got a ‘Jeep Wave’. :like:
     
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    I am sceptical that it would be that easy. If it did happen to be, it might be my choice.
     
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    How do you mean? Is the soft top that difference in appearance?
     
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    Not at all there is nothing wrong with the appearance package of that Gladiator.

    It's just the name if true. The "Freedom Edition" as if the other normal Gladiators are slaves lol.
     
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    I like the rear bumper
     
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    I like how the graphic makes the back door cutaway look better or disappear. I don't know how it would look with a body color roof but with the black roof it's not bad.
     
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    That graphic gave me an idea. Anybody good at photoshop ? I think black top would look awesome if from bottom of top up and forward was all black to the front of the hood, windshield, and top of doors between glass . Black over red. Black over blue. Black over any of the colors really
     
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    I like that it sits fairly level. Not a fan of the nose down look.
     
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    It could possibly be the Warrior editions that are exclusive to military personnel stationed overseas.
     
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    personally don't like the graphic. Also making me consider only getting a body colored freedom top instead of the black. Thought i really liked the black, but not sure now.
     
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