The Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Is Coming in 2018
The rough-and-ready truck will be based on the next-generation Wrangler.
It’s like peanut butter cups: if you like peanut butter and chocolate, you should enjoy them together. And if you’re into Jeep Wranglers and open-bed pickups, Jeep will finally satisfy your hunger with a Wrangler pickup expected to roll out in 2018.
Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed to the Detroit News at the Detroit Auto Show that the company will finally build such a mouthwatering merger. It will be based on the next-generation Wrangler, which will feature an aluminum body and will be built at the brand’s home factory in Toledo, Ohio.
The new Wrangler won’t arrive until 2017, and the pickup variant will not be unveiled until 2018 at the earliest, say Jeep sources.
Though we think of Jeep’s SUVs primarily, Jeep has a long history of building pickups, dating back to this 1963 old-timer. But we can’t wait to see what the 2018 version looks like.