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2017 Jeep Wrangler Might Say “Goodbye” to Soft Top Roof

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The Jeep Wrangler might lose its iconic soft top roof in 2017

It’s no secret that the automotive industry gossips more than old Southern women at a church function. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the rumors are swirling around the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. While we’ve heard that the 2017 Wrangler is likely to have an aluminum body on a steel frame, it turns out there’s another big change coming for this popular off-roader.

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According to the folks at Allpar, the biggest change for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler will come from the top—literally. The 2017 Wrangler roof is going through some major updates. Sources claim that the sport bar—more commonly known as a roll bar—will be replaced. Rather than the cage-like feature, the Wrangler will instead offer an integrated substructure for added safety. But that’s not all.

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In addition to this big change, the Wrangler might just lose its iconic soft top roof—but don’t fret. Though the traditional soft top roof will disappear from the Wrangler’s features list, the SUV will still offer removable soft panels over the new substructure, giving Wrangler owners the opportunity to experience that open-air feeling that makes the Jeep so wonderful.

With this huge change, we can’t help but wonder what else the 2017 Jeep Wrangler has in store. Maybe it will be made from cans? You never know…

News Source: Allpar