View From The Press: Kahn Eyes US Expansion With Jeep Wrangler
1st Jun 2016
Writing for Autocar, Jimi explains why he believes The Chelsea Truck Company can be so popular on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Design house Kahn’s next partner model will be the Jeep Wrangler, it has confirmed to Autocar.
Kahn was responsible for the Aston Martin DB9-based Vengeance and various Land Rover Defender projects. This new project follows the end of the Defender’s production.
A Kahn spokesman said: “We’ve just launched a wide-body styling package for the Jeep Wrangler, and we’re looking for that car to take over where the Defender finished.”
Around 500 Wranglers are sold in the UK each year, with the Kahn-owned Chelsea Truck Company accounting for a fifth of these. The US, on the other hand, buys 160,000 Wranglers a year, so this is where Kahn is eyeing expansion.
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