Home / Auto News / News article: Jeep Moab Easter Safari Concepts Have Off-Road Mojo - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Apr 10 2014, 1:32 PM

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Jeep is giving enthusiasts a look at what its models can do on and off the road in Moab.

Each year, the American automaker hosts the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah and this year, the brand will bring six concepts to the event. All six vehicles are equipped with production and prototype Jeep Performance Parts to showcase what Jeeps are capable of with some customization.

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First off is the Jeep Wrangler “Level Red,” which refers to the highest level of difficulty an off-road trail can be rated with. The Wrangler Level Red rides on a two-inch lift kit along with Dana 44 crate axles while the Jeep Performance Parts “Rock-Trac” transfer case helps make navigating obstacles much easier. The 3.6-liter engine under the hood has been enhanced with a cold air intake and low-restriction exhaust system.

Joining the Wrangler Level Red are two others: the Wrangler MOJO and Wrangler Maximum Performance. The Wrangler MOJO boasts a bright orange paint job and sports the same performance upgrades as the Wrangler Level Red. On the outside are Jeep Performance Parts’ “Shorty” bumpers and prototype flat-top fenders, while 37-inch BFGoodrich Mud Terrain tires have been wrapped around prototype beadlock wheels. As for the Wrangler Maximum Performance, Dana 60 axles are found in the front and the rear along with the new exclusive push-button electric-locking capability. Raising the vehicle is a prototype four-inch lift kit.

To prove the new Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models are entirely off-road capable, the American automaker will bring a pair of Cherokees and a single Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel to this year’s Moab Easter Safari. The Cherokee Adventurer boasts Trailhawk 4×4 capability and a host of Jeep Performance Parts from Mopar. The Cherokee Dakar however, is being billed as the most extreme Cherokee ever with a Silver Steel Satin Gloss exterior, prototype lift kit, larger 33-inch BFGoodrich Mud Terrain tires and prototype wider fender flares.

Lastly, there’s the Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior, sitting higher thanks to a Quadra-Lift air suspension kit. The Mojave Sand exterior has been contrasted with Satin Black accents while prototype 20-inch aluminum wheels roll on All-Terrain BFGoodrich tires.

The Moab Easter Jeep Safari runs from April 12 through 20 and is celebrating its 48th year.

GALLERY: Jeep Wrangler Level Red

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GALLERY: Jeep Wrangler MOJO

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GALLERY: Jeep Wrangler Maximum Performance

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GALLERY: Jeep Cherokee Adventurer

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GALLERY: Jeep Cherokee Dakar

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GALLERY: Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior

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