The 2014 SEMA show is just a few days away and Chrysler has BIG plans for this annual Las Vegas event.
The Pentastar’s Mopar division plans to show off a wide array of vehicles in the desert city. Their booth spans an impressive 15,000 square feet and will highlight specially modified cars and trucks from Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and Chrysler.
Beyond these vehicles Mopar will also showcase hundreds of aftermarket parts and accessories designed to make your Chrysler-family vehicle unique. But bits and pieces are one thing, here are some of the concepts that will be on display.
Dodge Challenger T/A Concept
This screamin’ green Challenger coupe pays homage to a special package that was offered in the 1970s. Unique body graphics and a Viper-inspired hood scoop are some of its exterior enhancements. Under the hood it sports a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 with a special cold-air-induction system for enhanced performance. Chassis upgrades and unique 20-inch wheels round out this fire-breathing concept.
Dodge Charger R/T Mopar Concept
This Charger is dressed up in a whole suite of Mopar accessories, including a front splitter, sill extensions, a special rear valance and a unique spoiler, among many other upgrades. The roof is painted black, which contrasts nicely with its bright-red body. The car rides on forged, lightweight Mopar 20-inch wheels. As for performance, a cold-air intake helps its 5.7-liter Hemi breathe freely.
Dodge Dart R/T Concept
Of course the folks at Dodge didn’t forget about their smallest offering, the Dart. Up front the R/T Concept features an aluminum hood, which helps cull unwanted mass. And since it’s dressed in black it also adds quite a bit of style to this compact four-door sedan, which is painted in seriously bright orange paint. A wide array of other cosmetic enhancements dress this car up as well, things like 18-inch wheels, LED fog-lamp surrounds and a bunch of new trim pieces.
Dodge Viper ACR Concept
From the small side of Dodge’s lineup we move to the large end with the insanely fast Viper. The ACR Concept is dressed to kill with unique aerodynamic additions and carbon-fiber bits that make it both more slippery and lighter. Special 19-inch wheels house 15.4-inch carbon-ceramic two-piece rotors that are squeezed by six-piston Brembo calipers.
Ram 2500 Outdoorsman
Of course you can’t forget about trucks, and Chrysler certainly hasn’t. The Ram 2500 Outdoorsman is dressed in a color called Swamp Thing Green and features additional camouflage flourishes. This heavy-duty pickup was the result of a partnership between Ram and Mossy Oak. The truck features Mopar 17-inch bead-lock wheels, Bilstein shocks, unique fender flairs and much more.
Ram ProMaster Hospitality Van
On the commercial-vehicle front the Ram ProMaster Hospitality van is essentially a lounge on wheels. Among its many features this vehicle is equipped with refrigeration so it’s always ready with cold, refreshing beverages. The interior is kitted out with a versatile array of cabinets and counters. It’s home on the road!
Chrysler 200 S Mopar
Chrysler’s stylish 200 sedan gets some Mopar love as well. The S model they have on display at SEMA is smothered in Phantom Black Tri-Coat paint and features an Amabassador Blue leather interior. This combination should be quite striking in person. It’s also dressed in a Mopar body kit for extra visual pizzazz and features a coil-over suspension as well as 19-inch wheels. A cold-air intake, cat-back exhaust and upgraded brakes are some of the things that round out this show car.
Fiat 500L Custom
This concept blends Italian flair with West-Coast design. The Fiat 500L Custom features a two-tone red and black paint job as well as a front splitter and a Mopar exhaust system. Inside it benefits from special leather and Alcantera trim.
Fiat 500 Abarth Scorpion
The Fiat 500 Abarth Scorpion is a pint-sized performance hatchback with a cat-back exhaust, lightweight wheels and a two-tone paint job that mirrors the one on the 500L Custom. It also features carbon mirror caps, an enlarged scorpion logo and a heavily reworked interior.
Jeep Renegade Riptide
The bright-blue Jeep Renegade Riptide is playful and fun. Its wheels, mirror caps and parts of the front fascia are painted black for a contrasting look. The Jeep Performance Parts logo is stamped into the rear body sides and for added flair a surfboard rests on its Mopar carrier racks.
Jeep Renegade Frostbite
Unlike its Riptide counterpart the Renegade Frostbite is painted white and features blue accents. This color scheme is carried over into this petite Jeep’s cabin, which is dressed up with unique aqua-blue trim. Instead of a surfboard the Frostbite is designed for colder weather and features a ski and/or snowboard rack.
Jeep Wrangler MOJO
This concept targets off-road enthusiasts that want even more capability than provided by a standard Wrangler. The MOJO features a two-inch suspension lift, locking Dana 44 axles front and rear, a 4:1 transfer case and more. This Jeep’s 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine has been outfitted with a cold-air intake and low-restriction exhaust for a modest power boost. Not surprisingly it’s dressed in a slew of other items, most of which are dedicated to severe off-roading. Thirty-seven inch mud tires, unique bumpers and a special skid plate are but a few of its outstanding features.
Jeep Maximum Performance
But what if the MOJO just isn’t enough? Well the folks at Jeep have built an even more capable concept model, the Maximum Performance. It features a 70:1 crawl ratio, Dana 60 axles and a whopping four-inch suspension lift! With numerous other upgrades it ought to be able to tackle anything.
Jeep Cherokee Dakar
Finally there’s the Jeep Cherokee Dakar, supposedly the most extreme version of this compact utility vehicle … EVER. A silver and red body make a bold statement, while 33-inch mud tires give it plenty of grip in even the sloppiest conditions. In fact the rubber’s so big the wheel openings had to be widened up to accommodate them. Finally, rock rails and skid plates across much of its belly further enhance the Dakar’s capability, as do more aggressive approach and departure angles and a 48:1 crawl ratio.
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