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Seven Jeep concept vehicles set to take part in 2016 Easter Jeep Safari at Moab, Utah

Seven Jeep concept vehicles are set to join thousands of off-road vehicles on March 19-27, 2016 at Easter Jeep Safari at Moab, Utah. These seven ultra-capable concepts are fitted with Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts – which are also available to customers.

These dates mark the 50th running of the annual event that coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Jeep brand. Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand at FCA Global, remarked that every year, the Jeep team tries to defy the limits with new concept vehicles brought to Easter Jeep Safari, an event where the brand usually gets a huge amount of valuable feedback.

He remarked that this year’s edition of the event is extra special, since it marks the 50th year of the Easter Jeep Safari and 75th anniversary of the brand. He described the concept Jeep vehicles as seven of the most capable and stunning Jeeps created for the annual event.

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2014 Easter Jeep Safari: Wrangler Level Red Concept handles challenging off-road terrain

Ok, we saw the Cherokee Dakar Concept, now its time to take a closer look at the Jeep Wrangler Level Red Concept that will also make its debut at the 2014 Moab Jeep Easter Safari. Apparently, the ‘Level Red’ designation refers to the highest level of difficulty an off-road trail and as a result, the concept comes well-equipped to handle challenging off-road terrain, riding high on a Jeep Performance Parts 2-inch lift kit.

Found on the front and rear, the Jeep Performance Parts Dana 44 crate axles feature a 4:10 ratio, while the Jeep Performance Parts Rock-Trac transfer case provides a 4:1 low range that makes navigating obstacles much easier. Under the hood, there is a 3.6-liter engine bolted to a six-speed manual transmission, improved with a cold-air intake and low-restriction exhaust system.

Jeep says that the Wrangler Level Red’s crawl ratio is 73:1. The Wrangler Level Red Concept features a Pitch Black exterior, complemented by a TorRed prototype graphic stripe that runs along the top of the hood near the bottom of the windshield and halfway down the body sides.

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2014 Easter Jeep Safari: Wrangler Maximum Performance Concept makes its debut

Did you like the Cherokee Dakar Concept or the Wrangler Level Red Concept? Well, if you can’t decide you’d better take a look at the Jeep Wrangler Maximum Performance. This new concept promises to combine the power and capability in order to transport the passengers where other vehicles cannot.

On the front and rear, the Wrangler is fitted with Jeep Performance Parts-exclusive push-button electric-locking Dana 60 axles, but also 4.88 gearing and the 4:1 Rock-Trac transfer case as it needs to better hurdle any trail impediments.

Still, this wasn’t enough and Jeep added a prototype Performance Parts 4-inch lift kit that raises the vehicle. Wrangler Maximum Performance boasts a 70:1 crawl ratio. Taking a better look at the vehicle, we see the prototype Jeep Performance Parts “Stinger” front bumper that was built to handle any obstacle found on its path.

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Cherokee Adventurer Concept boasts Trailhawk capability for the 2014 Easter Jeep Safari

We continue to reveal you Jeep’s latest concepts for the 2014 Easter Jeep Safari with the Cherokee Adventurer Concept. This new vehicle boasts Trailhawk 4x4 capability and has a 48:1 crawl ratio with added utility and cargo convenience for off-road adventures. Just like the other models that Jeep prepared for the 48th Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, the Cherokee Adventurer Concept showcases lots of Performance Parts from Mopar.

First look at the new Cherokee Adventurer Concept reveals the Trailhawk black hood decal, a prototype matte black Mopar roof basket founded on the top of the vehicle (fitted with a bungee net holding down the cargo) as well as prototype 17-inch wheels, embellished with aluminum granite crystal and black pockets, which are wrapped in BFGoodrich All-Terrain tires.

The wheels of the Cherokee Adventurer Concept are complemented by the Jeep Performance Parts rock rails that were installed to provide off-road defense. Still, Jeep didn’t stop here and added a two-piece underbody skid plate, a front suspension skid plate an oil tank skid plate and a two-piece fuel tank skid plate. Red tow hooks adorn the front.

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For those who don’t know, mojo means sex appeal or talent, but the Jeep Wrangler MOJO Concept is not related to any of the mentioned terms as the ‘OJ’ in the name stands for Orange Jeep. According to the official press release, the Wrangler MOJO Concept was created for the off-road enthusiast who seeks a tougher vehicle that can handle the most extreme trails.

Featuring locking Dana 44 front and rear axles and a 4:1 Rock-Trac transfer case as well as a Jeep Performance Parts 2-inch lift that provides extra clearance, the Wrangler MOJO’s crawl ration is 59:1. Under the hood, there is a 3.6-liter V6 engine fitted with a cold air intake and low restriction exhaust system.

The exterior features a Bright Orange colour, prototype Jeep Performance Parts “Shorty” bumpers and flat-top fenders, prototype beadlock wheels wrapped in 37-inch BFGoodrich Mud Terrain tires and accented with Mopar Bronze on the beadlock ring. The Mopar “Rubicon X” hood comes with topographical graphics that contain bronze “mapping” accents and flow down to the side panels.

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The Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior is the last concept that will be unveiled at the 2014 Easter Jeep Safari after the Cherokee Dakar Concept, Wrangler Level Red Concept, Wrangler Maximum Performance Concept, Cherokee Adventurer Concept and the Wrangler MOJO Concept.

Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior Concept takes the well-known SUV a step further thanks to a bunch of Jeep Performance Parts and Mopar accessories. The first difference saw by us when looking at the concept was the bigger height as the SUV is equipped with a Quadra-Lift air suspension.

Thanks to the Mojave Sand exterior color, the Satin Black is highlighted on the front grille, hood, lower front fascia, door handles, mirror caps, wheel flares and badging. Moreover, the prototype 20-inch cast aluminum wheels in Satin Black complement the exterior design, while the All-Terrain BFGoodrich tires provide a rugged look.

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It is that time of the year folks, when Jeep and Mopar brands join their forces in order to develop a variety of vehicles that will be introduced at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. The first model that we will present you and will be revealed at the 2014 Easter Jeep Safari is the Jeep Cherokee Dakar.

This beast is wearing a Silver Steel Satin Gloss “coat” complemented by prototype Flame Red graphics found on the window and around the black hood graphic. The front grille features two prototype Flame Red inserts but also a prototype lower fascia trim.

Furthermore, the Cherokee Dakar is fitted for off-road action with Jeep Performance Parts rock rails, an oil pan skid plate, front suspension skid plate, two-piece fuel tank and underbody skid plates.

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Although it was recently introduced, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel V6 already got the attention of off-road enthusiasts across North America. As a result, Chrysler revealed today the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept, a vehicle that promises to take the off-road joy to another level at the 2013 Moab Easter Jeep Safari. Featuring massive 35-inch off-road tires, the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept is the third Grand Cherokee created for Easter Jeep since 2011.

The big tires are fitted on Wrangler Rubicon 17-inch aluminum wheels, which are well hidden under the enlarged wheel openings with custom fender flares.

Moreover, the vehicle features custom front and rear skid plates, dual rear tow hooks and modified Mopar rock rails. Furthermore, we find custom design cues that include a Grand Cherokee SRT hood, SRT front and rear fascias that have been modified for extra ground clearance, a black front grille, a matte black roof and one-off custom roof rails.

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After we saw the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept, its time to focus on the Jeep Wrangler Mopar Recon. Set to debut at the 2013 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, the new Wrangler Mopar Recon comes with a gray exterior, but the big surprise is found under the hood where the impressive off-roader features a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 crate engine from Mopar, delivering 470 horsepower and bolted to a five-speed automatic transmission.

Moreover, the vehicle features a Dana 60 front and rear axles with 4.10 gearing. Furthermore, the axles are suspended by a 4.5-inch prototype long-arm lift kit and roll on Jeep Performance Parts prototype forged eight-lug beadlock wheels with 39-inch off-road tires.

Regarding the design, the Jeep Wrangler Mopar Recon comes with a number of Jeep Wrangler Mopar Recon such as front and rear half-door and window kits, front and rear off-road modified “Stinger” bumpers, Warn winch, high-clearance flat fenders, rock rails, Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary hood, prototype LED headlamps, a canvas soft top, swing-away rear tire carrier and body-color rear corner guards, taillamp guards, locking fuel door, and a Jeep Performance Parts badge.

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If you didn’t like the Wrangler Mopar Recon, Jeep has something else for you folks prepared for the 2013 Moab East Jeep Safari, the Wrangler Stitch. This is the first follow-up vehicle of the light weight Pork Chop. The new Jeep Wrangler Stitch is based on the 2013 Wrangler Rubicon and as expected it has been lightened to a parse 3,000-lb. curb weight.

This means that the vehicle has a power-to-weight ratio similar to that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. According to the official press release, Jeep designers managed to shave weight where ever possible: on the frame, axles, body and interior. For those who are seeking comfort you’d better forget about this vehicle as the Wrangler Stitch has no audio system, heating or air conditioning components as these were removed.

Furthermore, the front seats were replaced with brand new ones borrowed from the new 2013 SRT Viper. The rear seats were completely removed. Sections of the body have been cut out, the doors have been removed, and the hood is a custom carbon fiber version of the one found on the Jeep Wrangler 10th Anniversary Rubicon. Jeep also replaced the roll cage with a chrome moly unit, and the Full-Traction lower control arms, floor pan and GenRight fuel tank are made of aluminum. The frame and axles were also modified to remove weight.

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After the Sand Trooper was introduced back in 2012 at the SEMA Show, Mopar upped the ante with the Sand Trooper II. Set to make its debut at the 2013 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, the Sand Trooper II features the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine, which delivers 375 horsepower and 400 ft.-lb. of torque. The engine is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission, which sends the power to the Mopar eight-lug front and rear Portal axles for added ground clearance.

As you can see from the photos, the vehicle is equipped with Jeep Performance Parts prototype forged beadlock wheels that carry 40-inch off-road tires. Thanks to these, the Sand Trooper II has a menacing stance.

In terms of design, the Jeep Wrangler Sand Trooper II by features Mopar exterior enhancements such as satin black grille, hood lock, front and rear half-door and window kits, front and rear off-road “Shorty” modified bumpers, Warn winch, Mopar flat fenders, rock rails, a vented hood, LED off-road lights and headlamps, Rubicon 10th Anniversary swing away rear tire carrier, trailer-tow hitch receiver, black taillamp guards and locking fuel door, and a Jeep Performance Parts badge.

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Slim is the name of the Jeep Wrangler that promises to offer maximum performance due to its weight loss. Set to make its debut at the 2013 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, the Jeep Wrangler Slim comes in a Rock Lobster color exterior and features full doors as well as a hard top. The vehicle is powered by a 3.6-liter V-6 and according to the press release the Wrangler Slim has a 3:73 anti-spin axle.

Rolling on prototype 17-inch Jeep Performance Parts forged beadlock wheels with Rock Lobster beauty rings, the Wrangler Slim features prototype 17-inch Jeep Performance Parts forged beadlock wheels with Rock Lobster beauty rings. The Jeep Wrangler Slim also sports lightweight rock rails, black grille, black hood decal, LED headlights, locking gas cap and Rubicon tires.

Inside, the vehicle features leather seat covers and a CB radio, as well as Mopar all-weather slush mats and a hard-top headliner.

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Jeep Wrangler Flattop is the latest concept from the 2013 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, after the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept, Wrangler Mopar Recon, Wrangler Stitch, Wrangler Slim and the Wrangler Sand Trooper II!. As expected, the Wrangler Flattop comes with a special top and windshield that were chopped two inches.

Moreover, the b-pillar was removed creating a massive opening from front to rear. Featuring a custom one-piece, windowless hard top, the body is finished in a metallic sandstone with copper and brown accents. The door and hood hinges, tow hooks, grille slats and headlamp surrounds are finished in a copper tone, and the bumpers, side rails, side mirrors and hood decal are dark brown.

Front and rear bumpers are customized versions from the Wrangle Rubicon 10th Anniversary model, as is the hood. Custom high line fender flares, Truck-Lite LED headlamps, LED rear taillamps and side markers, a massive Warn Zeon winch and TeraFlex spare tire carrier round off the exterior enhancements.

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Built from 1956 to 1965, the Jeep Forward Control now gets a highly-applauded packaging. It keeps the overall length at a minimum for maneuverability. For raised utility, it comes with a full-length cargo box. For the year 2012, Jeep made a modern version of the Jeep Mighty FC concept. The design team acquired a 2012 Wrangler Rubicon and changed the position of the cabin above the front axle.

It also made the wheelbase longer and it got a custom built drop-side cargo box. The cab makes use of a roof from the Mopar JK-8 conversion kit and it also received a custom-designed front clip.

The interior was based on a Wrangler and has been improved with the bold heavy-duty Katzkin leather and a distinct color scheme.

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Going off-road is never too difficult with the new Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept. Best of all, it accomplishes thise while making Jeep fans pleased with its unique and aggressive appearance. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the most awarded SUV ever and is famous for its outstanding off-road performance that’s the result of its Quadra-LiftTM air suspension, Selec-TerrainTM traction control system, Off-Road Adventure packages, tow/recovery hooks that was tested to twice the vehicle's Gross Vehicle Weight, and class-leading 4x4 systems such as Jeep's Quadra-Drive II system that comes with a rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential (ELSD), offering industry-leading tractive capability.

It also gets a new set of 18-inch Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor off-road tires that are covered with new painted 5-spoke alloy Mineral Gray wheels. The Grand Cherokee Trailhawk’s tires are more durable and quieter due to the added side-wall protection on its SilentArmor tires. It is equipped with modified Mopar rock rails that were designed to offer full protection of the lower body from rugged rocky terrain.

This vehicle is basically in Stone White but its look is enhanced with a Mineral Gray and Red theme. In particular, Mineral Gray is the color of the grille surround, lower front applique, mirror caps and rear light bar.

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Fiat celebrates its 120th anniversary at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show by unveiling a special concept car that expresses its bold, democratic future vision as derived from its rich history and extensive experience. This new concept car -- dubbed as the new Fiat Concept Centoventi – serves as a perfect expression of how Fiat views electric mass mobility in the near future.

The new Fiat Concept Centoventi is aptly named as such as “centoventi” actually means “120” in Italian. According to Fiat, naming the electric concept car as Centoventi reveals its destination to break away from the past and push beyond. In addition, Fiat said that the Concept Centoventi projects the Italian brand into the future by become “ABC of cars. Affordable But Cool."

Being a democratized car, the Fiat Concept Centoventi offers great freedom to customize. This is evident on the fact that not only its exterior and interior are customizable but also its electrical power source. Fiat is offering a set of modular batteries. As standard, the Centoventi comes out of the factory with one battery that delivers a range of 100 km. If a customer needs to travel a longer distance, he or she may opt to install another battery to give the Centoventi a total range of 200 km.

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Aston Martin’s Lagonda luxury marque is confirming its plans to launch an all-new crossover in the near future by unveiling a new concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed as the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, this show car essentially serves as a preview to the brand’s upcoming crossover.

According to Lagonda, the All-Terrain Concept is an ultra-stylish, luxurious, all-electric emission-free vehicle. This marks a new step into the brand’s goal of becoming the first luxury electric automotive brand in the world. The All-Terrain Concept basically builds on the designs and materials in the Lagonda Vision Concept that was unveiled last year. While the Vision Concept was design to be driven purely on the road, the All-Terrain Concept pushes the boundary by showing that a luxurious drive could also done off the road.

While the exterior of the Lagonda Vision Concept was inspired by the Concorde, the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, on the other hand, was initially influenced world of the super yacht. This allowed the design team at Lagonda to give the All-Terrain Concept a futuristic surfacing as well as forms and shapes seemingly created by “planetary forces of gravity fields.”

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Nissan has unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show a new concept vehicle which design and advance technology provides a glimpse of what customers can expected from Nissan’s next generation of crossovers. This new showcar – the all-new new Nissan IMQ concept vehicle – could be considered as an amalgamation of Japanese heritage with modern human-centric technology.

Design to cater to the European market, the new Nissan IMQ concept boasts of electrified propulsion, although the car itself isn't an electric vehicle. It features the next generation of e-POWER, which a 100-percent electric motor drive system allows for instant, linear acceleration. This system – designed to deliver 250 kW of max output and 700 Nm of peak torque -- is an evolution of the e-POWER technology found in the Nissan Note and Serena models in Japan. The new system directs output via a new multi-motor all-wheel-drive system. By combining e-POWER and AWD, the IMQ concept could excel even in low-grip conditions.

Aside from the next generation of the e-POWER, the new IMQ comes fitted an advanced prototype version of Nissan's ProPILOT driving assistance system and the carmaker’s Invisible-to-Visible technology that was revealed at the CES 2019. This new Invisible-to-Visible (I2V) technology allows drivers see around corners, as well as visualize information about traffic jams and determine optional routes.

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Alfa Romeo is signaling with pure clarity its intent to enter the compact utility vehicle segment with a new concept that is currently being displayed at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland. This new concept car – the new Alfa Romeo Tonale – combines practicality, dynamism, style as well as electrification.

The Alfa Romeo Tonale show car essentially marks a new milestone for the brands. It is the brand’s first compact SUV, albeit in concept form. Moreover, the Tonale is Alfa Romeo’s first entry into the world of electric cars, although in plug-in hybrid configuration. For customers, the new Tonale serves as preview for the Italian carmaker’s up and coming CUV.

Alfa Romeo actually announced last year its product road map for the period covering 2018 to 2022. Aside from its current offerings of six models – MiTo, Giulietta, Giulia, Stelvio, 4C Coupe and 4C Spider – the brand is planning to cover 71 percent of the premium market with the new Giulietta MCA, the production version of the Tonale, Giulia MCA (LWB), Stelvio MCA (LWD), GTV and the 8C.

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Audi has finally taken the veil off its latest electrified creation at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show – the new the Audi Q4 e-tron concept. This new concept car is a compact four-door SUV that basically provides a good look at the German premium carmaker’s fifth batter electric vehicle that would enter the automotive market by the end of 2020.

Wrapped in “Solar Sky” paint finish, the exterior of the new Audi Q4 e-tron concept is only constrained by its compact dimensions pegged at 4.59 meters in length, 1.90 meters in width and 1.61 meters in height, with a wheelbase of 2.77 meters. It is almost impossible not to indentify the Q4 e-tron concept as an Audi, as the prototype is marked by on the front end by Singleframe with the four rings.

Furthermore, it is also fairly easy to distinguish the concept as an electric Audi e-tron as it features upright octagonal frame instead of a traditional radiator grille. Large inlets can be found extending from below the concept’s two matrix LED headlights to the front apron.

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