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Next Gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler Exterior Styling Unveiled

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Next Gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler Exterior Styling Unveiled

All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon

Making news during the 2017 SEMA show, FCA revealed the exterior of the next-gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler and included some details.

Next Gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler Exterior Styling Unveiled

All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Sahara

Jeep says, “The most capable SUV ever delivers even more legendary Jeep 4×4 capability, a modern design that stays true to the original, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, more open-air options, and is loaded with more safety features and advanced technology than ever before. The all-new Wrangler’s unique design includes an instantly recognizable keystone-shaped grille, iconic round headlamps and square tail lamps, improved aerodynamics, a convenient fold-down windshield for off-road purists, even more open-air freedom, and dozens of different door, top and windshield combinations. Additional images and complete vehicle information will be available November 29 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Next Gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler Exterior Styling Unveiled

All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon

It looks like Jeep is moving forward with either a diesel or improved gasoline engines (or both) and will likely include an 8 or 9 speed transmission already in use through out FCA’s lineup of vehicles.

The improved aerodynamics are likely a nod to the new shape of the exterior and missing is a reference to new materials ala aluminum like many purists had feared.

With what seems to be a similar size and likely a carry-over undercarriage. We say that because Jeep is well aware of how often the Wrangler gets modified and also how big of a fan following that has. 

Details are still sparse and we can’t wait until the LA Auto Show.

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Tim Esterdahl

Automotive Journalist Tim Esterdahl has been a lover of trucks and SUVs for years. He has covered the industry since 2011 and has pieces in many national magazines and newspapers. In his spare time, he is often found tinkering on his '62 C10 pickup, playing golf, going hunting and hanging out with his wife and kids in Nebraska.

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