There have been many popular off-road vehicles released under the Jeep brand name and quite a lot of concept vehicles which, sadly, have not seen production. Today, we are going to show you an entire concept collection which deserves more than just to be labelled as a concept. The 2015 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab brought seven different and quite exquisite vehicles to the light of day. Even though they are concept vehicles it is very hard not to wish for one of these as soon as you lay your eyes on them. All seven of these vehicles are outfitted with Jeep Performance Parts and are entirely trail worthy so let’s check out what’s so special about Jeep’s concept collection.
1. Jeep Chief
This model was based on the classic 1970s era full-size Jeep Cherokee and is aimed at evoking the west coast surfer lifestyle. This is evident from the ocean blue color of the exterior, the white French Bead roof and Hawaiian themed interior. This model also features a custom modified razor grille, halogen headlamps and removable sides for a more open-air appearance. The 17 inch slotted mag wheels will make sure that you can take on any terrain.
2. Jeep Staff Car
This model is a salute (pun intended) to the iconic military vehicles Jeep has produced in the past. It appears as an authentic military vehicles due to the bench seats, canvas roof and simple steel wheels. The entire vehicle was coated in a sandstorm color scheme from top to bottom. It was designed in a complete open-air style so there is no B-pillar and no doors. Powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, this vehicle will make you feel like a genuine soldier while doing your off-road shenanigans.
3. Jeep Wrangler Africa
The Jeep Wrangler Africa is the perfect vehicle for overland expeditions for several reasons. It has an extended rear and roof which makes it perfect for hauling a lot of gear plus it has additional fuel tanks on its fenders so you can ride for days without running dry. Wrangler Africa was based on the four door Jeep Wrangler and is powered by a 2.8-liter diesel engine, backed by an automatic transmission. With its desert color scheme, this model will make you pack up your stuff and go on a long and comfortable journey.
4. Jeep Grand Cherokee Overlander
If you need a vehicle geared towards riding through the wilderness and going on camping trips. The main argument which enforces this idea is the easily deployable two person tent placed on the durable roof of this model. This feature makes it a lot easier to set up your tent while traveling. Apart from this the Cherokee Overlander is quite the rugged and sturdy vehicle which can withstand a lot of time on the harsh road.
5. Jeep Renegade Desert Hawk
Apart from having an awesome name, this model also looks spectacular due to its interesting topographical hood decal which shows the Moab trail and a Jeep Performance Part decal near the rear of the vehicle. Because it is aimed at tackling desert terrain, this model is fully closed with a very comfortable exterior and nine speed transmission with Jeep’s four wheel drive system, Active Drive Low.
6. Jeep Cherokee Canyon Trail
There is no better way to describe this model than to call it Renegade Desert Hawk’s big daddy. Because that’s what this model is, a similar looking but larger, more durable and capable off-road vehicle. It also sports a topographical hood decal albeit depicting a different trail in Moab, the Hell’s Revenge Trail. Equipped with a powerful engine (2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir2 I-4), it also has a nine speed transmission and Jeep’s four wheel driving system.
7. Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder
It might not have a name as cool as Renegade Desert Hawk, but what it does have is an awesome design and cool color. The Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder is primarily designed as a vehicle for emergency situations because it can haul a large number of supplies and tools in its cargo area. Equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and 37-inch BF Goodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM2 tires, this beast of a vehicle can traverse even the most punishing terrain in no time. Exactly what a support vehicle should do. If you don’t like the paint job, redo it in army green and the result will be a off-road vehicle resembling a Humvee. [via]
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