2018 Jeep Wrangler clings to a brand new mountain | Gaywheels
When you're clinging to the side of a mountain, hanging in peril, you'd better have four capable wheels beneath you. By extension, when you redesign an icon like the Wrangler, you'd better pay close attention. It better look like a Jeep, and it better master trails like one too. In creating the new 2018 Wrangler, current customer expectations were paramount, but it's also a lot more enticing for the less adventurous. The larger Wrangler's shape is instantly familiar, but stylists improved aerodynamics with a faster windshield rake and canted grille. Headlamps bend the outer slots of Jeep's trademark grille as did the classic CJ's. Fender vents look cool, but minimize hood flutter. LED headlamps, running lights, foglamps, and taillights imbue a modern ethos. The jacked up and nostriled Rubicon model is especially menacing. But, it's not just a veneer. The new Wrangler is 200 pounds lighter, enabled by an aluminum hood, doors, and tailgate. The windshield requires removing just 4 bolts