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Jeep isn't safe from Stellantis's V8 killing spree. A dealer announcement shared by a member of the JL Wrangler Forums indicates that the 470-hp Rubicon 392 won't be making it past 2024, despite just three years on sale. Since the V8 under the hood is a 6.4 liter HEMI, it can be assumed that the 392 is being killed off due to Stellantis's plans to cease HEMI production at the end of the year.



After what Dodge has been doing with its onslaught of 'Last Call' special editions, it's not much of a surprise to hear that the V8-powered Jeep will be sent off with a 2024 Wrangler Rubicon 392 Final Edition. The document from Jeep that was shared on the forum reveals that these special-edition SUVs will only be sent to dealers that move more vehicles off the lot this month than in January 2023. What's more, each dealer that meets this achievement will get only one allocation. It hasn't been said how many of these Final Edition 392 models will be produced in total.


If we had to guess, this special edition will likely be nothing more than a decked-out Rubicon 392 with 'Final Edition' badging. That means no extra performance enhancements, so the HEMI V8 will still deliver 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque with all-wheel drive, an eight-speed automatic, and paddle shifters. We're not complaining, as this powertrain combination hustles the off-road SUV from 0-60 mph in a whopping 4.5 seconds. Just know that fuel economy serves as the tradeoff, with the 392 returning only 14 mpg combined.




Don't expect to be running away with a bargain here, however. A regular 2024 Rubicon 392 will cost you a demanding $92,140 before any further fees, so the total price ends up climbing into the six figures. The Final Edition will undoubtedly tack on some extra numbers, not to mention the potentially hefty dealer markups after the fact.


The Wrangler Rubicon 392 joins a growing roster of Stellantis's V8-powered machines in heading to the chopping block. Dodge's heralded Charger and Challenger and Chrysler's 300 met their fates last December, and at the end of 2024 we'll see the demise of the Ram 1500 TRX, Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, and Dodge Durango SRT 392.


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The Jeep Wrangler Is Losing Its Short-Lived V8 Option After 2024

The Rubicon 392 joins the rest of Stellantis's HEMI-powered offerings at the chopping block.

Jeep isn't safe from Stellantis's V8 killing spree. A dealer announcement shared by a member of the JL Wrangler Forums indicates that the 470-hp Rubicon 392 won't be making it past 2024, despite just three years on sale. Since the V8 under the hood is a 6.4 liter HEMI, it can be assumed that the 392 is being killed off due to Stellantis's plans to cease HEMI production at the end of the year.



After what Dodge has been doing with its onslaught of 'Last Call' special editions, it's not much of a surprise to hear that the V8-powered Jeep will be sent off with a 2024 Wrangler Rubicon 392 Final Edition. The document from Jeep that was shared on the forum reveals that these special-edition SUVs will only be sent to dealers that move more vehicles off the lot this month than in January 2023. What's more, each dealer that meets this achievement will get only one allocation. It hasn't been said how many of these Final Edition 392 models will be produced in total.


If we had to guess, this special edition will likely be nothing more than a decked-out Rubicon 392 with 'Final Edition' badging. That means no extra performance enhancements, so the HEMI V8 will still deliver 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque with all-wheel drive, an eight-speed automatic, and paddle shifters. We're not complaining, as this powertrain combination hustles the off-road SUV from 0-60 mph in a whopping 4.5 seconds. Just know that fuel economy serves as the tradeoff, with the 392 returning only 14 mpg combined.




Don't expect to be running away with a bargain here, however. A regular 2024 Rubicon 392 will cost you a demanding $92,140 before any further fees, so the total price ends up climbing into the six figures. The Final Edition will undoubtedly tack on some extra numbers, not to mention the potentially hefty dealer markups after the fact.


The Wrangler Rubicon 392 joins a growing roster of Stellantis's V8-powered machines in heading to the chopping block. Dodge's heralded Charger and Challenger and Chrysler's 300 met their fates last December, and at the end of 2024 we'll see the demise of the Ram 1500 TRX, Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, and Dodge Durango SRT 392.


Image Credits: Jeep

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