Jeep Wrangler News

  • 2020 Jeep Wrangler

    Buyers who have been waiting patiently for Jeep's new diesel-powered Wrangler are in luck. Ordering is now open, and ticking that diesel option will reportedly command a $6,000 premium. According to information on an alleged window sticker posted to the JL Wrangler Forum, the price breaks down to a $4,000 up-charge for the 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 itself and another $2,000 for the beefed-up, 8-speed automatic transmission. Yes, that $2,000 is mandatory; the EcoDiesel model will be offered exclusively with an automatic. It is also limited to four-door variants. A $4,000 price tag may seem...

  • 2020 Jeep Wrangler
    2020 Jeep Wrangler preview

    The Jeep Wrangler is the icon for the everyday man, and in its latest JL incarnation, the vehicle is both a viable daily driver and fully capable off-road.

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler
    How the Jeep Wrangler's first Easter egg was hatched

    We went on an Easter egg hunt for the guy who invented Jeep Easter eggs.

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler
    What's the future for the next Jeep Wrangler?

    From today's Wrangler and tomorrow's plug-in hybrid, we take a look what's next for the iconic off-road SUV.

  • The D-Day Jeeps of Normandy, France
    What Jeep means: How an icon changed the world

    Motor Authority looks at what makes Jeep's iconic sport utility vehicle a lasting hero across the world

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon in Ravenna, Italy (Crossing the Rubicone)
    The red line that never existed: We cross the Rubicon in a Rubicon, we think

    We take the long way through history in a Jeep Wrangler to find out where the Rubicon really is.

  • "Jurassic Park" Jeep Wranglers at Dinosaur Ridge, Morrison, Colorado

    Film buffs painstakingly re-create “Jurassic Park” legends from Jeep Wrangler YJs to remarkable detail.

  • 1979 Jeep CJ-7 Golden Eagle
    Best of the Jeep Wrangler and CJ special editions

    Go to any Jeep Jamboree, and you’ll see hundreds of modified Wranglers and CJ’s. Jeep owners revel in outfitting their Jeeps for even more extreme off-road duty or simply changing the aesthetics to make them their own. It’s a natural extension of the car guy experience, and...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler
    What makes a Jeep a Jeep?

    Is it the round headlights, the go-anywhere attitude, the convertible-SUV body? It’s all of that, and more.

  • 1944 Willys MB jeep
    How the military jeep became today’s Jeep Wrangler

    The Jeep Wrangler can trace its family history back more than 75 years, to when it wasn’t even a “jeep.” Here’s a look at the DNA that drives the most famous vehicle America ever built.

  • The D-Day Jeeps of Normandy, France
    Role call: In Normandy, D-Day Jeeps left for dead brought France back to life

    A D-Day commemoration recalls how left-behind Jeeps found a second life, from the peace table to the farm.

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator
    Jeep boss says Hellcat engine fits in Wrangler and Gladiator, but there's a problem

    Jeep has admitted the Wrangler and new Gladiator pickup can stuff parent automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobile's supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-8 under the hood, but there's a rather large roadblock. Head of the Jeep brand in North America, Tim Kuniskis, said the Hellcat engine "fits like a glove,"...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator leaked via Jeep Gladiator Forum

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator has broken cover, weeks before its planned public reveal. Spotted by a Jeep Gladiator Forum member on Wednesday, official press photos and specs were reportedly live on FCA's media site for a moment before being taken down. While originally thought to be named Scrambler, the Gladiator name resurfaced on Monday and is now confirmed by the leaked spec sheet. The photos and spec sheet confirm that the Wrangler-based four-door pickup truck will come standard with a soft top, while two hardtops will be available. Like the Wrangler, the Gladiator will offer Jeep's...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots
    Evidence hints at Gladiator name for Jeep Wrangler pickup

    Jeep fans and the automotive community at large have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a rugged, off-road-capable pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler. Prototypes for just such a vehicle have been spotted for some time now, and Jeep has confirmed that a pickup wearing the famous seven-slot...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots
    Jeep pickup confirmed for 2018 LA auto show

    Jeep is finally ready to reveal a pickup truck, which we can safely assume will be based on the Wrangler. The wait is over apparently, as Jeep is bringing its truck to the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on later this month. The show starts November 26 and more than 60 vehicle debuts are being prepared...

  • Teaser sketch for 2019 CJ Pony Parts Ford Mustang GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show
    Ford earns trio of SEMA awards and Jeep grabs one too

    Ford arrives in Las Vegas every year ready to take charge at the SEMA show. This year is no exception, as the automaker has more than 50 vehicles on display. Ford isn't just there to show off some cool stuff though, as once again the Blue Oval takes home a handful of awards hardware. The F-150...

  • Jeep Wrangler Celebrity Customs
    Jeep is turning to celebs for a Wrangler customization contest

    Customizing a Jeep Wrangler is essentially a must-do event for any owner. Be it an upgrade as small as new tires and wheels to going nuts with a full-blown off-road build, the Wrangler might be the most customized vehicle on the planet. Jeep knows this, and the automaker is turning to a handful of...

  • Jeep Wrangler Honcho Bruiser Conversion
    Jeep Bruiser Honcho mixes old-school cool with modern power

    Bruiser Conversions loves the Jeep Wrangler. Not because of what it can do in factory-stock trim but rather because of what Bruiser can create with the Wrangler as its starting point. The company's latest modified masterpiece? The Jeep Wrangler Honcho. Using a JK Unlimited as the base machine...

  • Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition

    Jeep and Moab go together like apple pie and ice cream. Every year, the automaker holds its annual Easter Safari in Moab, Utah, and thousands of Jeep lovers flock to this off-road mecca in an exercise of shared passion. To commemorate its love affair with all things Moab, Jeep is serving up its first limited-run JL Wrangler, and it's appropriately called the Moab Edition. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition starts with a four-door Wrangler Sahara and builds from there. The Moab Edition exists in a place between the fancy Sahara and rugged Rubicon. In fact, the Moab Edition shares a number of...

  • Custom Jeep Wrangler 6x6
    Jeep Wrangler 6x6 boasts Hemi V-8 and brutish looks

    For former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones, a regular Jeep Wrangler was simply not enough. Instead, he had Atlanta-based Monster Customs create a 6x6 complete with a Hemi V-8 engine and pickup bed. Now, the creation is for sale. Motor Cars of Atlantahas posted the brutish SUV-turned-pickup...

  • 2018 Rezvani Tank Military Edition
    Rezvani Tank Military Edition is an armored fortress with available Hellcat power

    Rezvani, the Southern Californian coachbuilder who first arrived on the scene with the Ariel Atom-based Beast, recently made news with a brand new monster machine. Rezvani's Tank unveiled last year is a Jeep Wrangler-based, military-spec-looking truck. It only looks the part though, as it doesn't...

  • Italian Police add a Jeep Wrangler to patrol the beaches
    Italian Police prepped for beach patrol with new Jeep Wrangler

    The Italian police know how to fill out their garage. If you were to take a peek in the motor pool, you'd find a Lamborghini Huracán and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Those are both great for the streets, but Italy's finest also need a proper ride for patrolling the beaches of the big...

  • The LS3-powered Bruiser Jeep Wrangler 6x6
    Bruiser Conversions made a V-8-powered Jeep Wrangler 6x6

    What is it about an increased wheel count that puts a smile on our face? It must be the ridiculous idea of a road car packing six-wheel drive, not to mention all the engineering required to make it work. Putting engine power out to all that extra rolling mass is no easy job though, but Bruiser...

  • FCA 2018 Drive For Design winners
    FCA challenged students to design a 2030 Jeep Wrangler: here are the winners

    Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has selected winners for its 2018 Drive For Design contest. The challenge this year was to pen what the 2030 Jeep Wrangler could look like, and three students took home the top prize. The first place sketch (shown above) is the work of Eduard Cret of Miami, Florida. Cret's...

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