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The 2007 model year brought a complete redesign of the Jeep Wrangler, and also a four-door model. The TJ chassis was replaced by an all new JK platform. This next-generation Wrangler was noticeably wider than the previous model, with a 3.4-inch (86mm) wider track; and though the two-door model has a 2-inch (51mm) longer wheelbase, it is actually 2.5 inches (64mm) shorter in overall length than the TJ, allowing for a 44.3approach angleand a 40.4 departure angle.[25]With a larger factory available tire size of 32inches, the breakover angle on the Rubicon is increased from 22.6 to 25.4.[26]
The four-doorUnlimitedmodel has an over 20-inch (510mm) longer wheelbase at 116 in (2,950mm) to offer much improved rear seating room, but is nevertheless only 2.4-inch (61mm) longer than the 2006 TJ Unlimited.

The Wrangler JK was introduced at the 2006North American International Auto Showwith past Chrysler group CEOTom LaSordadriving one up some steps and through a plate glass window, just asRobert Lutzhad done at the show in 1992 with theGrand Cherokee. The JK was first available for purchase with the 2007 model year.