Jeep and Mopar have announced seven new concept cars to celebrate its 50th annual Easter safari.
Jeep has teamed up with sister company Mopar to develop seven new concept vehicles in celebration of 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.