A $132,000 6-wheel-drive Jeep Gladiator pickup truck will be for sale at some Jeep dealerships

Tim Levin
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Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level is planning to sell six-wheeled versions of several other SUVs and pickups at dealerships. Next Level
  • A new firm called Next Level unveiled its first product on Wednesday: a six-wheeled Jeep Gladiator.

  • The Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6 starts at $132,000 and will be sold at select Jeep dealers.

  • The company is planning six-wheeled takes on other SUVs and pickups, including the Ford Bronco.

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Next Level is a new company building six-wheeled off-road versions of standard SUVs and trucks.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

Its first product: the Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The beefed-up pickup will be sold at select Jeep dealerships in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Nevada, North Carolina, and Georgia, a spokesperson told Insider.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

It's available to order now for a starting price of $132,000 through a dealer in Huntington Beach, California.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The extra axle isn't just for show - the vehicle comes with full-time four-wheel drive and six-wheel drive on demand.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

To accommodate the extra wheels, Next Level extended the Gladiator's bed from five feet to eight feet.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

There are three engine options available under the hood, including a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 that puts out 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, according to Next Level.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The base four-cylinder engine makes 270 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque, the brand says.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

Built with off-roading in mind, the truck comes with knobby, 37-inch tires as standard.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The Next Level Gladiator 6x6 also sports a revamped interior with hand-stitched Napa leather seats.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

Customers can choose from five seat styles and several colors of leather.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

"Sport bolsters provide added support during spirited driving," Next Level says.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

Exterior options include an LED light bar on the roof …

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

… a steel bumper …

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

… and a winch for getting out of sticky off-road situations.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The 6x6 comes with side steps that automatically retract to aid entry and egress.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

Next Level is a new brand from Rezvani, a boutique carmaker known for over-the-top vehicles like a $155,000 military-style SUV called the Tank.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

The firm was founded to "take various vehicles to the Next Level of looks, fun, and extremeness," according to a Wednesday press release.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

It plans to follow up the Gladiator with six-wheeled versions of the Ford Bronco and F-150, a spokesperson said.

Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6.
Next Level Jeep Gladiator 6x6. Next Level

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