Jeep and Mopar have announced seven new concept cars to celebrate its 50th annual Easter safari.
Featuring a number of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts available to consumers, the 2016 Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles include the Jeep Crew Chief 715, which is powered by a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine and mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. The Jeep Comanche is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel I-4 engine and mated to a nine-speed auto box. The Jeep FC 150 gets a 4.0-litre PowerTech I-6 and is mated to a three-speed automatic transmission. The Jeep Trailcat gets a supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine, and mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a custom shifter ball featuring an embossed Hellcat logo, while the Jeep Trailstorm uses a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine and is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.
The safari consists of trail rides, mostly day-long trips, departing from Moab, Utah, throughout a nine-day-long event running from March 19-27.
The Jeep Safari was started in 1967 by the Moab Chamber of Commerce as a one-day trail ride.