The chances are you have heard of the fitness event called ‘Tough Mudder’. In case you haven’t it’s basically a gruelling endurance event in which the participants get caked in a lovely layer of, you guessed it, mud. Jeep sponsors the aforementioned event, so the celebrate the fourth year of sponsorship of the UK series of the event, the American brand has launched a special edition.
When The Going Gets Tough…
Just 100 of the Renegade Tough Mudder will be built and are available to order now. It’s priced from £27,795 and will be powered by a 2.0 litre Mulitjet diesel engine which produces 140bhp and is mated to an automatic transmission with no less than nine speeds. Naturally it comes with four wheel drive, plus it comes with features bespoke to this limited edition.
The Tough Mudder package includes 17″ black alloys, ‘Tough Mudder’ bonnet decal, ‘Tough Mudder’ tailgate badge, orange and black interior with front heated seats. The inside also features a 5″ infotainment system and all-weather floor mats. Helping to complete the specification are limited edition stickers on the rear quarter panel and a Tough Mudder merchandise pack that includes water bottle, cap, hand towel, lanyard, wristband and drawstring bag.
…The Tough Get Going
So the Renegade Tough Mudder talks the talk, but has it got the goods? Well to prove it’s just as capable as its human counterparts, the new model competed in the first ever ‘Tough Mudder for Jeep’ course. The course features well-known obstacles such as ‘Mud Mile’ and ‘Quagmire’ as well as the steep inclines ‘Killa Gorilla’ and ‘Cliff Hanger’.
Will Dean, Tough Mudder CEO and Co-founder commented on the new Tough Mudder Renegade: “We are proud to partner with Jeep for the fourth consecutive year and enhance the onsite experience for participants, as Mudders from all over the UK get the opportunity to check out Jeep’s iconic fleet of vehicles. We are thrilled to partner in launching the limited edition Renegade Tough Mudders. I look forward to getting behind the wheel of the Renegade myself.”
The first ever ‘Tough Mudder for Jeep’ took place at Silverstone Circuit’s off-road course, Northamptonshire.