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The TJ Jeep Wrangler (thankfully) brings back round headlights

The retro-styled second-gen Jeep Wrangler reverted to round headlights, with fold-down windshield and removable doors, and both a soft and hard top option.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

For the second-generation Wrangler, Jeep went retro with the design taking plenty of inspiration from the CJ-7.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Thankfully, the square headlights were dropped in favor of round units.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Well-known Jeep features such as a fold-down windshield and removable doors were retained.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

A four-link coil suspension system was used for the TJ Jeep Wrangler.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Customers could choose between a soft top and removable hard top.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

A right-hand-drive version of the 1997 Jeep Wrangler.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

The new interior featured airbags for both the driver and passenger.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler introduction

A sport bar came standard on all TJ Jeep Wranglers.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler introduction

In 2003, the Wrangler Rubicon debuted with a push-button actuated locking front and rear axles, low-range transfer case and 32-inch tires.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler introduction

The 2004 model year saw the addition of the Wrangler Unlimited, which featured a longer wheelbase to provide additional rear legroom and more cargo space.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Tabasco Concept

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Tabasco Concept

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Rescue Concept

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Rescue Concept

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

This one has Mopar accessories.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler X-Ray

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

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2001 Jeep Wrangler

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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport

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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited-Rubicon

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited-Rubicon

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited-Rubicon

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2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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