At least the JK 75th had different bumpers. I really don't see the excitement in the 80th anniversary edition. Bummer. Other than I am kinda kicking myself for getting a 2019 and not waiting. I really wanted a 2 door Sahara. O well.
Just some added visibility for others. And of course the cool factor :like: My husband got mine for me last Christmas. They are like $40 from Quadratec. Super easy to install and come on when you turn on your parking lights.
My daughter (19) learnt to drive with my basic Sport S and drive it for a year and loved it. So I don't think you need all the bells and whistles. She even bought her own new car this past March (Chevy Spark) and didn't want all the bells and whistles, just the hands free options with the radio...
I can't find it right now, but I remember reading an article that the NHTSA, back in the 70's, couldn't get the CJ/Wrangler to roll on demand so they put weight in the rear fenders to assist with the rollover. Here's an idea, learn to drive the damn thing :like: