Gear up to dicover Jeep and its latest concept vehicles on show during the Easter Jeep Safari in Utah this April.
Jeep’s annual Easter Jeep Safari is back for its 57th year, and enthusiasts are gearing up for the 9-day-long event in Moab, Utah. During this time, Jeep will unveil some of its newest and most daring creations. Jeep enthusiasts are expected to participate in the extreme off-road adventure, which allows engineers to test and push the limits of Jeep’s capabilities. Jim Morrison, the manufacturer’s North American vice president, explains that this event is a platform to showcase Jeep’s latest vehicles to their loyal fanbase.
After weeks of anticipation and speculation, Jeep has finally unveiled its new line of colorful and powerful vehicles for the 2023 edition of the Easter Jeep Safari. Let’s take a closer look.
1978 Jeep Cherokee 4xe Concept
The Cherokee was first introduced in 1974 as a sporty, two-door version of another Jeep model; the Wagoneer. The design team decided to reimagine the iconic full-size SUV with a modern spin, featuring the advanced Jeep Wrangler 4xe powertrain, with two electric motors, a high-voltage battery pack, and a 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine. Therefore, you will never have to worry about the bad Jeep Cherokee gas mileage again. The concept vehicle has a vintage look but has been transformed into a modern electrified, off-road performer which means it is equipped with things like 37-inch tires wrapped around custom 17-inch “slotted mag” style wheels and a custom interior with low-back bucket seats trimmed in leather.
The Wrangler Rubicon 4xe
The Wrangler Rubicon 4xe is a unique and attention-grabbing car that features a bright pink Tuscadero exterior paint with black accents. It’s designed to showcase the car’s electrified off-road capabilities. It also has an adjustable air suspension kit to fit its large 37-inch tires, front and rear bumpers, and differential covers. The car is equipped with a Warn Zeon and a custom hood graphic that matches the interior theme.
Grand Wagoneer Overland Concept
The 2023 Grand Wagoneer Overland Concept is a go-anywhere, do-anything SUV that takes off-road exploration to the next level. The concept vehicle features a custom RedTail Overland Skyloft affixed to the top of the Grand Wagoneer’s roof, providing a climate-controlled oasis complete with a sleeping space for two people and enough windows to take in panoramic views. The interior of the Grand Wagoneer Overland concept is appointed with two oversized beanbags, a plush throw rug, pillows, and custom ambient interior lighting. The exterior of the concept vehicle is painted in Industrial Green with Gunmetal accents, and it features a massive Warn winch and custom laser lights for superior night-time visibility.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Departure Concept
The Wrangler 4xe Departure concept is a modified version of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe with innovative and conceptual items. It features a spare wheel and tire mount that allows the Jeep to push the limits of available departure angles with 4×4 electrification, a custom-designed tubular grille guard, custom flat-fender flares and wheel liners, rock lights, rock rails, Molle panels, and a convertible tube gate. The interior boasts of a Dark Harbor blue exterior and vivid chromatic seating surfaces with a concept instrument panel accessory rail to mount phones or accessories for recording trail rides – you know, very Gen-Z.
Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Sideburn Concept
The Gladiator Sideburn concept is a new vehicle designed for off-road adventures. It has features that help it perform well off-road, like a lift kit with special shock absorbers and big tires. The car also has a custom-designed front bumper that can fold down into a bench, as well as special LED lights that can be removed from the roof. The inside of the car has leather seats with a special thread and a cool-looking dashboard with a map of Moab. The car also has special pedal covers to help keep your feet from slipping.
Jeep Wrangler Magneto 3.0 Concept
The Wrangler Magneto is an off-road electric vehicle designed to test and push the limits of 4×4 electrification. It features a custom-built electric motor and a six-speed manual transmission for ultimate control. The latest version, the Jeep Magneto 3.0 concept, includes a new, more efficient motor that boosts torque output, as well as driver-selectable functions for different off-road situations. It has Dynatrac axles, off-road wheels and tires, and a custom lift. The concept vehicle’s proportion has been modified for ease of access and added accessibility, and it has an updated paint scheme and re-trimmed seats.
Jeep Scrambler 392
The Scrambler 392 Concept is a new type of small pickup truck. It is built from a four-door Wrangler Rubicon and has a powerful engine that makes it good for driving off-road. The bodywork is made from lightweight carbon fiber and has a unique design that makes it look cool. The suspension can be adjusted to different heights using an in-cab controller or a wireless device. It has big tires and special rims that are painted a cool color called Brass Monkey. The interior has custom seats with blue plaid and green stitching.