Jeep rolling out special 80th anniversary models

Company also announces Jeep Wave, a 3-year free maintenance program on 2021 vehicles

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Some of the special anniversary details that will be part of the 80th Anniversary special-edition 2021 Jeep Wrangler | FCA photos

Jeep celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2021 and has announced a lineup of special-edition vehicles as well as the Jeep Wave, a customer-care program for people who buy or lease its 2021-model-year products.

The Jeep Wave will include three years of free maintenance, round-the-clock phone and online support, first-day rental and trip-interruption coverage as well as special access to Jeep events, the company said.

Meanwhile, those special anniversary-edition Jeeps will feature special wheels, interior and exterior accents and badging, and Berber floor mats. Jeep said those vehicles will be available in dealerships during the fourth quarter of 2020.

“Born in 1941, the Jeep brand is celebrating 80 years of 4×4 leadership, open-air freedom and adventure with its distinctive 80th Anniversary special-edition models of each vehicle in its lineup,” the company said.

As one example, the 2021 Wrangler 80th Anniversary Edition will ride on 18-inch Granite Crystal wheels wrapped with Bridgestone Dueler 255/70R18 all-terrain tires, have Neutral Grey Metallic grille bezels, headlamp rings and fog-lamp bezels, body-color fender flares, black-diamond embossed cloth seats with 80th Anniversary tag, Light Tungsten interior accent stitching and Anodized Gunmetal dash mid-bolsters, berber floor mats with Light Tungsten accent stitching, fourth-generation Uconnect with 8.4-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Sirus XM satellite radio, commemorative badging and will be available in Granite Crystal, Bright White, Hella Yella, Black, Firecracker Red, Sting Gray, Sarge and Snazzberry colors.

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Pricing are set at $35,990 for 2-door and $39,490 for 4-door versions.

The 80th Anniversary special edition vehicles

For more information, visit the Jeep website.

A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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