For the second year in a row, Jeep is rolling out a special edition of the Wrangler based on the Call of Duty video game. This year's model - dubbed the 2012 Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition - arrives in November to perfectly coincide with the release of Activision's newest installment in the Call of Duty game series.
Following up on the release of last year's Wrangler Call of Duty: Black Ops Edition, the 2012 MW3 Special Edition will be offered in two-door or Unlimited four-door variants based on the Wrangler Rubicon. Named for the upcoming video game - due out November 8 and officially titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - the special edition Wrangler features semi-gloss black Rubicon wheels, a "power dome" hood and special Call of Duty graphics on the front fenders and spare tire cover.
Available in either black or bright silver, the 2012 Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 also features off-road ready 32-inch tires, a two-speed transfer case and front and rear axle lockers. Inside, the special edition Wrangler gets black seats with accented stitching, unique gauge cluster graphics, a numbered dash plate and Call of Duty logos throughout. Accessories available from Chrysler's Mopar parts division include rock rails, a winch-ready front bumper and tail lamp guards.
"The Jeep brand's partnership with Activision allows us to combine our new, more powerful, more exciting and more fuel-efficient Jeep Wrangler with the latest version of one of the most popular gaming experiences in the world," said Mike Manley, president and chief executive of the Jeep brand. "This opportunity enables us to demonstrate Jeep Wrangler's unique combination of fun, capability and performance to a broad and growing group of consumers."
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the eighth installment in the popular Call of Duty series, which debuted in 2003. While early games in the "first-person shooter" series are set in World War II, recent versions are set in modern times and feature the Jeep Wrangler. Pricing for the Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition will likely be announced closer to its November release date.