The custom continues. Annually Jeep pulls the wraps off a brand new sequence of idea autos to coincide with the Easter Jeep Safari occasion.
And this 12 months’s crop didn’t disappoint. So let’s dive in.
In immediately’s spirit of “electric-all-the-things,” Jeep brings us the Magneto—an all-electric Wrangler. For starters, sure, it’s four-wheel drive.
However wish to know what’s actually neat? It retains a standard guide transmission, tied to a custom-built motor that makes as much as 285 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque.
4 battery packs are positioned all through the body to stability the load and Jeep says the Magneto can ford as much as 30 inches of water.
Charles Xavier couldn’t be reached for remark.
Jeep Far Out & Prime Canine
Overlanding is exploding in recognition, so Jeep constructed a pair of overlanding-themed Gladiators in response.
The Far Out pictured above is the extra conventional of the 2. Powered by the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6, the Far Out carries an AT Overland Tools Truck Topper that’ll open right into a rooftop shelter to sleep as much as 4 individuals.
Designed particularly with mountain bikers in thoughts, the Gladiator Prime Canine idea packs loads of purposeful cargo area, together with a pair of bike racks, a device field, and a conveyable fridge.
Oh, and a scorching canine curler grill—we’re not making that up, both.
Jeep Orange Peelz
Whereas these idea autos gained’t essentially make it to manufacturing, elements of them typically do—just like the Jeep half doorways you see on the Orange Peelz. And contemplating the Orange Peelz additionally carries detachable home windows AND a pop-out sunroof, we’re hoping these options finally hit the choices sheet too.
Jeep Purple Naked
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Gladiator Purple Naked builds on Jeep’s legacy of onerous working vehicles, due to a 3.0L EcoDiesel making 442 lb.-ft. of torque, Dana 44s entrance and rear with 4.88 gears, and a 91:1 crawl ratio. It’s additionally sporting a two-inch elevate, bed-mounted sport bar, 37-inch BFG Mud Terrains, and Jeep Efficiency Merchandise rock rails.
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OK, we’ve saved you ready lengthy sufficient. Let’s speak about this Jeepster.
Formally referred to as the “Jeepster Seashore,” it’s a retro-inspired 4×4 that’s a part of the identical Jeep restomod sequence that gave us the pleasant Chief and 5-Quarter ideas. Jeep principally took a 1968 Jeepster Commando physique and plunked it onto a 2020 Wrangler Rubicon chassis.
The result’s all kinds of rad.
Underneath the hood, the Jeepster is powered by a tweaked model of Jeep’s 2.0L turbo 4, now making 340 horsepower. Energy is shipped by way of an eight-speed automated right into a 4:1 switch case, earlier than reaching the Jeepster’s 35 inch tires.
You will get extra particulars on all of those ideas, together with a powerful picture gallery, from the official Jeep Press Launch.