Jeep has big plans for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, which will commence on the 7th of March. It is one of the biggest events of its kind and auto manufacturers from around the world will gather there for showcasing their models. As for Jeep, the company will showcase a wide array of new products, with multiple special edition models on display. this includes the new Compass S too. The Compass S will come with various cosmetic changes which will distinguish from regular models. Other vehicles that will be showcased on Jeep’s stand at the Geneva Motor Show include the Cherokee Trailhawk, the Compass Night Eagle, a couple of Wranglers, as well as the new ‘S’ range of the Renegade, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee apart from Compass
The US-based manufacturer has revealed a set of images along with some details about the Compass S. The new variant of the popular SUV comes with a two-tone paint finish. As seen in the picture above, the SUV has a Peal White exterior with a black roof along with new 19-inch Low Gloss Granite Crystal wheels. The same finish is also seen on badges, front grille, fog lamp outer bezels, lower fascia applique and signature daylight opening surrounds. Interiors and features have also been given a boost and the Compass S will come with a 8.4-inch touch infotainment system as found on the Renegade along with Bi-Xenon headlights, automatic high beams, power tailgate, Adaptive Cruise Control, Beats audio system and 8-way adjustable electric seats.
The Jeep Compass S will come with a host of engine and transmission options in the European market. This includes a 2.0-liter Multijet engine that churns out 170 PS mated to a nine-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive. Also available is a 1.4-liter petrol with either 140 PS output or 170 PS power output and a 1.6-liter Multijet II engine with 120 PS power on tap along with a manual ‘box. In markets outside of Europe, customers will also get an option to choose the a 2.4-liter petrol engine with either 150 PS of power or 175 PS of power mated to a nine-speed auto gearbox and AWD.
However, there has been no word from Jeep as of yet whether this special variant will come to India. We doubt that it would come anytime in the near future because the company has been planning to bring in the Trailhawk variant in India since long. Even if the Compass S variant finds its way here, it will only be after the Trailhawk variant is launched in India. The coming months will also see a new challenger for Compass being launched in the form of the MG Hector.