ON A MISSION TO MOAB

JEEP AND MOPAR UNVEIL SEVEN CONCEPT VEHICLES BUILT FOR 50TH ANNUAL EASTER JEEP SAFARI


Jeep Trailcat Concept

Jeep Trailcat Concept

Seven new, ultra-capable Jeep concept vehicles, featuring an array of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts available to consumers, will conquer the famous and challenging trails of Moab, Utah, at Easter Jeep Safari, March 19-27. Thousands of off-road enthusiasts are expected to descend upon Moab this year to celebrate what will likely be the most popular Jeep Safari ever, as the 50th annual event coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Jeep brand.

“Every year, the Jeep team looks forward to pushing the limits with new, exciting and capable concept vehicles for our most loyal enthusiasts at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, where we receive a tremendous amount of valuable feedback,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “This year is extra special, as together with our biggest fans, we celebrate Jeep’s 75th anniversary, as well as the 50th running of the Jeep Safari.”

The 2016 crop of Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles utilizes both production and prototype Jeep Performance Parts. The Mopar brand is responsible for developing, building and ensuring that all Jeep Performance Parts meet rigorous specifications and with 4×4 capabilities in mind, allowing Jeep owners to further enhance their stock vehicle.

Jeep Crew Chief 715 Concept

Jeep Crew Chief 715 Concept

“These seven vehicles have been modified with Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts to take on the toughest trails, to go beyond where the road ends,” said Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar), FCA – Global. “Mopar’s mission is to provide all FCA US vehicle owners with unique performance parts and accessories to tailor vehicles to their individual lifestyles.”

The 2016 Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles include:

• Jeep Crew Chief 715: a salute to legendary Jeep
military service vehicles
• Jeep Shortcut: inspired by the classic CJ-5 to
handle tight, winding trails
• Jeep Renegade Commander: built to blaze a trail
deep into the secluded wilderness
• Jeep Comanche: designed to be off-road ready
with practical utility
• Jeep FC 150: heritage cab-over design, rich in
history and capable of tackling any terrain
• Jeep Trailcat: Hellcat-powered off-roader capable
of crawling or high-speed runs
• Jeep Trailstorm: added capability with 2-inch lift
kit, 37-inch tires and Dana 44 axles





Jeep FC 150 Heritage Vehicle

Jeep FC 150 Heritage Vehicle

Jeep Shortcut Concept

Jeep Shortcut Concept

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