It was teased many months ago that the current JK Wrangler and the forthcoming JL Wrangler would in fact overlap both as 2018 model year vehicles; that has now been confirmed with the spec announcement for the 2018 JK Wrangler. Since the JL is set to debut this November as a 4 door only my guess is that the 2 door and 4 door JK will continue to be produced into 2018 until the JL plant is completely up and opperational. At that point, the capacity still making JKs will switch over to start making the JT Scrambler pickup for the 2019 model year. Continue reading
Some special edition Wrangler packages are extremely well thought out, some are a marketing alignment with a TV or movie franchise, some are a seemingly completely random (remember that dragon one?), and others have been nostalgic throwbacks to past Jeep products. Jeep outdid itself with this year’s throwback: the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Cheif Edition.
Jeep continues the Special-Edition-rapid-fire to keep us entertained while they prepare the launch for the next generation Wrangler, supposedly debuting later this year.
“It’s truly a labor of love for the Jeep team to develop exciting, capable concept vehicles each year for Moab and the Easter Jeep Safari,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global.
The 2017 Wrangler Rubicon Recon is the newest of the Supra-Rubicon models that started in 2013 with the 10th anniversary edition Rubicon model; followed by the Rubicon X and Rubicon Hard Rock. Continue reading
Jeep has confirmed that a new Wrangler (likely code: JL) is on the way – and has hinted at several new special editions to celebrate the JK’s sendoff. The Winter Edition has already started to hit dealer lots, and is the focal point of Jeep’s current X-Games themed ad campaign. Continue reading
I found a pair of Chief Wranglers at a local dealer last week; a Sport Unlimited with the BFG tire package, and an Unlimited Freedom Edition! Continue reading
Gobi is the new tan/khaki/brown color for 2017 Wranglers. Continue reading
The sketch clearly looks like a CJ front clip, the hood decal says “CJ” yet the press release states this is a concept Wrangler. Continue reading
The 2017 Jeep Wranglers have started arriving at dealerships and I was glad to get a closer look at the new headlights in person. Continue reading