Posted by mike on 2011/11/9 12:00:00 (1860) reads
The Jeep brand is once again teaming up with Activision to promote "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3", the latest installment of the hit video game. From the official press release:
The 2012 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition is based on the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon model and features Rubicon wheels finished in semi-gloss black. Available in Black or Bright Silver, the exterior features "Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition" graphics on the front fenders and spare tire cover.
The vehicle also features a unique "power-dome" hood, along with such Mopar® accessories as a winch-ready front bumper, rear bumper, rock rails, taillamp guards and a fuel-filler door. Inspired by the most recent version of Activision's popular "Call of Duty" games, the new limited-edition Wrangler delivers legendary Jeep capability, aggressive 32-inch off-road tires, live axles with locking differentials in the front and rear, and a two-speed transfer case.
Available dealer-installed Mopar performance parts include a Warn winch, 2-inch lift kit and classic five-spoke wheels. Interior appointments include model-specific black seats with accent stitching and Call of Duty logos, unique gauge cluster graphics, dashboard serialized plaque, dashboard grab handle with logo, accent stitching on arm rest, console lid, and steering wheel, Mopar Slush Mats with logo, and rear cargo mat with logo (Unlimited only).
Available in Jeep showrooms next month, the new limited edition Jeep Wrangler will be available at a U.S. manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $36,495 for the two-door model and $40,070 for the four-door (Jeep Wrangler Unlimited) model, not including destination.
More from the press release after the jump...
The Jeep® brand is taking consumers on a journey that blurs the lines of reality and the world of "Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3" in its advertising and marketing campaign for the new 2012 Wrangler Call of Duty®: MW3 Special Edition SUV.
The Jeep brand is launching an innovative campaign that encompasses broadcast, print, digital, social media, experiential events and an out-of-home placement that includes the use of electroluminescent billboards. The brand also is introducing a new tagline for the campaign: "The toughest vehicle in the world. Any world."
"This is more than an advertising campaign, this is a true experience that captures the excitement one feels when playing 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' and when driving the all-new 2012 Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition," said Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer, Chrysler Group LLC. "The production team for the TV commercial consisted of award-winning motion picture talent and the set was created with detailed elements taken directly from the game. The creative execution for the print advertisement and the billboards are uniquely designed to immediately catch your attention. Each element created and produced for this campaign mirrors the same look and feel found in the game. We are thrilled that people can now experience this excitement in both the real world and in the gaming world."
The Jeep brand is giving away the very first 2012 Jeep Wrangler: Call of Duty: MW3 Edition vehicle produced via the "Jeep Ops Sweepstakes." To enter the sweepstakes, "Like" the Jeep Facebook page and complete the online entry form in its entirety and submit the registration. There is a limit of one registration per person, per email address with a valid Facebook account during the Promotion Period. The Grand Prize winner will be selected on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 in a random drawing.
While on the Jeep Facebook page, fans will be able to play "Jeep Ops," the brand's online video game.
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Posted: 2011/11/10 8:50 Updated: 2011/11/10 9:51
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From: The Great White North
Re: Wrangler: Call of Duty, Modern Warfare 3 Edition
For those --like me-- interested in black wheels, I obtained the MOPAR P/Ns for the semi-gloss black-painted 5-spoke Rubicon wheels available on the Arctic (which look like the same wheels as on the Call of Duty MW3 Edition --at least, in some photos). In other photos (SEMA) the MW3 is shown with 5-round-hole AEV black Savegres.
The center caps are ~$10. I don't have the wheel price (can't even get a hit on the wheel P/N with Google or MOPAR search engines) but at least this is a start. I've found that some JEEP dealer parts depts are willing to order parts for 10% over their cost... so shop wisely.
Part number for 17” Black Aluminum Arctic wheel is 1SU90RXFAB. Black center cap is 5HT59RXFAC.
I wish JEEP would simply make these black wheels a factory option. The silver sparkle is getting a little long in the tooth...