First 2018 Wrangler JL photos

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In case you missed them in our features section, we have posted the first official photos of the two-door and four-door versions of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL.

FCA chose Halloween to reveal the face of the new Jeep Wrangler at SEMA in Las Vegas, but is sticking to its plan to keep all details under wraps until the end of the month.

The four photos shows horizontal daytime running lights have been added to the updated,

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Fleet drags down Oct. FCA sales

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October sales for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles were down 13 percent from the same month last year mainly due to reduced fleet activity, the company reported Wednesday.

Total sales for FCA were 153,373 units, down from 176,609 units in October, 2016. Fleet sales – which make up 15 percent of total sales for the month – were 23,220 units, down 43 percent from last year.

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In its statement,

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Jeep wins ‘hottest SUV’ again

The exhibitors at 2017 SEMA have voted on the five hottest vehicles in the aftermarket industry and Jeep Wrangler has won its category again for the fourth year in a row.

The Wrangler is “trending” as being the most accessory-friendly SUV on the market, and the one embraced by the most consumers and aftermarket product manufacturers, according to the Specialty Equipment Market Association.

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Wrangler JL and 200 Mopar parts

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Production of the 2018 Wrangler JL is still 13 days away, but Mopar has already unveiled an entire showroom full of aftermarket goodies for the newest Jeep in the family.

The reason is simple: the Jeep Wrangler is, quite possibly, the most aftermarket-altered vehicle sold in the United States today. Fully 98% of Wranglers have at least one Mopar aftermarket part. Perhaps that’s why the first intentional showing of the 2018 Wrangler JL is at the specialty-equipment manufacturers’ show in Las Vegas.

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Better tailgates coming for Ram?

Fiat Chrysler applied for a patent three weeks ago for a device that describes a new kind of “work surface assembly” to be added to Ram pickup trucks.

Is it an addition to the bed or just a new and improved pickup tailgate? We’ve seen a few of those before, and they were usually welcome additions. Or could it be an added slide out or swing out device somewhere else in the bed?

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We’ve seen the look of Chryslers to come


Today, Allpar revealed the Chrysler Manta show car, which shows how designers have been looking at the brand’s future.

The Manta pushes the current Chrysler design language forward, and tightens the gap from today’s Pacifica to the language of the Portal Concept.

The Manta itself is a sedan. Raise the greenhouse, shrink the wheels, and you have a replacement for the current Chrysler 300C,

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Hellcrate! 707 hp for classics

Hellcrate: Hellcat crate engine

Stop hanging around the wrecking yards, hoping to salvage a Hellcat motor. Mopar is now selling a “crate” version of the 707-horsepower engine, along with kits for putting it into pre-1976 cars and trucks. The Hellcrate contains the engine; but you can also get “plug and play” installation kits, carrying everything from computer to gas pedal.

The price might be a tad steep for some, but this is a warranted crate engine,

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Hagan wins in Vegas; Capps drops to second

Matt Hagan picked up his fourth Funny Car Wally of the 2017 Mello Yello drag racing season this afternoon. Hagan got a faster start in his race with Courtney Force and posted an ET of 3.942 seconds at 329.42 mph, 0.078 seconds quicker and 9.37 mph faster, giving Dodge its 15th win of the season.

Ron Capps held a slim lead coming into the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway but saw it literally go up in smoke when his engine let go in his first-round matchup with John Force.

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