We all know that 2018 will bring the new Jeep Wrangler to the dealerships and on to some of our driveways. Heck, it is not even 2017, and some folks are already dreaming about holding out for a whole year - just to get the current new Jeep Wranglers in 2018. However, you might want to rethink that tactic.

Jeep Planning Special JK Editions for Final Year

The FCA and Jeep are already planning on creating some Special Edition Jeep Wranglers for the 2017 year. They want to give the JK one last big bang before it becomes another Jeep model in the long lineage of 4x4 history, since 1940. Some ideas that are being mentioned are the Wrangler Sport Freedom and Sahara Winter editions. Those might even pop up in December. The Sport Freedom will have the “Freedom Star” decals, most notably on the hood and rear fenders. The driver’s side front fender gets an American flag emblem (or badge). It should also have Granite Crystal 18 inch wheels, and maybe some taillamp guards. Of course, other decals and special highlights may be added as time goes by. The Sahara Winter will have a more offroad theme to it, with some rock rails, LED lighting, and possibly a remote start (on the Wranglers with automatic transmissions). Special badges, emblems, and who knows what else might make its way to the final production. The word is that the hardtop will be standard on the Sahara Winter versions. There’s no information at this time on what colors will be available, or if any particular colors will be added for these specific models. If you are thinking about another kind of Jeep, don’t sweat it. Jeep has all sorts of special editions and unique models planned for the 2017 year, and for nearly their full line of vehicles. All are coming out with names such as Big Bear Edition, Smokey Mountain Edition, and the Rubicon Recon. Who comes up with these names? Maybe they could have a Mighty Morris Special Edition, or the Bestop Bandit Special Edition, or…..