Jeep Wran­gler is SEMA champ for ninth time

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For the ninth con­sec­u­tive year, Jeep’s Wran­gler has been named “4x4/ SUV of the Year” at the Spe­cialty Equip­ment Mar­ket As­so­ci­a­tion ( SEMA) Show in Las Ve­gas, it was an­nounced at the Las Ve­gas Con­ven­tion Cen­tre on Mon­day Oc­to­ber 29.

In­cred­i­bly the Wran­gler re­mains the only ve­hi­cle to earn the tro­phy since the 2010 launch of the SEMA Awards, earn­ing its cus­tomi­sa­tion crown as the most ac­ces­so­ryf riendly ve­hi­cle in its class, as voted on by SEMA Show ex­hibitors.

“The Jeep Wran­gler con­tin­ues to lead the way in the cus­tomi­sa­tion world fol­low­ing the Mopar brand’s in­tro­duc­tion late last year of more than 200

Jeep Per­for­mance Parts and ac­ces­sories,” said Steve Beahm, Head of Parts & Ser­vice ( Mopar) and Pas­sen­ger Car Brands, FCA – North Amer­ica. “When it comes to per­son­al­i­sa­tion, Jeep Wran­gler is a star of our port­fo­lio and it just keeps get­ting hot­ter.”

The SEMA Awards, launched in 2010, are the SEMA Show’s de­fin­i­tive Orig­i­nal Equip­ment Man­u­fac­turer ( OEM) award, shin­ing a light on the hottest ve­hi­cles that show­case and launch af­ter­mar­ket parts.

Jeep’s Steve Beahm with the SEMA award.

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