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    2018 Jeep Wrangler To Feature Full-Time 4WD System,

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      Also, an interesting bit of info for the turbo 2.0L

    More information is spilling out on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler. A member of the JL Wrangler Forums has gotten images from the FCA dealer system which now features the 2018 Wrangler along with a litany of options.

    One of those options is a full-time four-wheel-drive system called Selec-Trac. If history any indication, the Selec-Trac system will likely offer a low-range mode like on the 2008 to 2012 Liberty. Before you start grabbing the pitchforks and torches, Selec-Trac will only be available on the Sahara.

    We also have gotten an interesting tidbit on the 2.0L turbo-four. It will come with a "Belt Start Generator" system. We're guessing this will be used with a stop-start system to save fuel.

    Source: JL Wrangler Forums

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    2 hours ago, dfelt said:

    H'mmmmm Why do I feel that FCA is going to cannibalize the Wrangler!

    :nono:

    Looks like they are sticking to their while upgrading it.  The Sahara has always been the lux version of the Wrangler, so this is no surprise.  I am sure we will get the Rubicons with the locking front and rear diffs and sway bar disconnect.  I find it amazing they are able to still keep the live axles (even in the pickup as the mules confirm) and the convertible top, removable doors, and folding windshield. 

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