Jeep has been hard at work producing concepts vehicles to show off just how versatile its SUVs can be.
Earlier this month the American automaker unleashed a collection of concepts for the Moab Easter Safari, and now Jeep has followed up those creations with four concepts at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. All four vehicles have been influenced by Chinese culture with the sense of style, fashion and trends found in cities such as Shanghai and Beijing. Two interpretations of the all-new Cherokee join a premium, luxury version of the Wrangler and a design concept based on the new Renegade, called Zi You Xia.
Starting with the Zi You Xia, Jeep has dressed up its new compact SUV with inspiration from the colors of the National Centre for the Performance Arts in Beijing. Zi You Xia, which means “rebel,” highlights the Renegade’s personality and comes finished in a Warm Chocolate Gray contrasted by a Dark Anodized Bronze shade in the grille throats, front fog light bezels, rear lower fascia, skidplate, tail light insert and badging. The Zi You Xia rolls on 20-inch wheels while the interior features Piano Black and Anodized Copper throughout.
The two Cherokee concepts – Sageland and Urbane Design – brings out the best of Jeep’s new model and demonstrates how the reach of the Cherokee can expand in new directions. The Sageland was inspired by the historical landmarks and natural scenery found throughout the Shangri-La Region has has been painted in Ivory tri-coat Pearl with bronze grille collars and front and rear appliques. The interior sports an earth-tone palette with neutral grey Nappa leather seats with red and blue accent stitches.
As for the Urbane Design concept, Jeep coupled the night life of a modern megacity with glamor and elegance. The exterior has a Maximum Steel metallic paint shade complemented by Hyper Black accents on the roof rack, door mirror caps, grille collars, front and rear fascias, wheel finishings, vehicle badging and antenna. The interior embraces the Chinese spirit, colors and patterns with Chinese calligraphy referenced through the use of bold brush stroke patterns in the decorate door applique. The seats have been finished in dark red Nappa leather with bright red accent stitching.
Lastly there’s the Wrangler Sundancer Design concept featuring a tri-coat Chocolate Brown metallic with gold accents paint job. Golden Bronze accents contrast the brown exterior while 20-inch pale gold billet aluminum wheels with polished gold inserts adorn each corner. Inside, the Wrangler has been outfitted with Axis II perforated seat inserts and exclusive Berry Baltique Semi-Aniline leather.
GALLERY: Jeep Zi You Xia Design Concept
GALLERY: Jeep Cherokee Sageland Design Concept
GALLERY: Jeep Cherokee Urbane Design Concept
GALLERY: Jeep Wrangler Sundancer Design Concept
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