The Gladiatorā€™s chief designer apparently has an alternateĀ take on Jeep history.

Langhals says the Gladiator name ā€œdating back was the first real [Jeep] truck so that played a lot into the naming of it.

The first Jeep truck was called ā€œJeep Truckā€ and was very much a real truck. Cā€™mon, Jeep. Get your facts straight.