The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is lighter, stiffer, and ready to get rough


To improve the Mona Lisa, would you deepen her cleavage, align her smile, maybe add a twinkle to her eye? Jeep Wrangler designers and engineers faced an equally daunting task. Since a new civilian version of the World War II warrior arrives but once a decade, due deliberation was invested in the JL edition now rolling into Jeep showrooms.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/29/driving-the-2018-jeep-wrangler


The Wrangler is now all about gizmos versus practicality. Take one out into the backroads and see how long it takes to clean it afterwards. It’s literally easier to detail a Ferrari. And Jeep offroad packages are bloated for what they offer. Smart offroaders buy the base model, then gut the underside and replace with truly beefy suspension components.