Concepts

For Many years, the Jeep brand has produced some amazing concept vehicles that debut at the Easter Jeep Safari each year in Moab, Utah. These vehicles range from mild showroom floor vehicles that have been hopped up with factory accessories to absolutely wild vehicles with lots of custom work.

THis page will be evolving as time goes to give each concept vehicle some much deserved spotlight. For now, however, enjoy the related posts found around the interwebs.

Found a story or have photos of a concept that you took and you would like to share, please contact us!


2019 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concept Vehicles – CHECK THEM OUT! | Wayalife

Posted on 4/08/2019 on Wayalife.com Forum by Admin User wayoflife You know it’s almost time for the Moab Easter Jeep Safari when Jeep releases photos of all their badass concept rigs! For 2019, they’ll be bringing out 6 Jeeps and as if it’s any surprise, all of them are pick-up trucks! Check them out and […]

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2019 Moab Easter Jeep® Safari Vehicle Sneak Peek

Promotional Images of Jeep Concepts to debut at Easter Jeep Safari 2019 April 2, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Moab Easter Jeep® Safari Vehicle Sneak Peek:  The Jeep and Mopar brands have created several concept vehicles for the annual Easter Jeep Safari. These images hint at two of the new concept vehicles that will head to […]

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The Jeep Sandstorm Concept Is A Jeep Wrangler JL Turned Into The Ultimate Baja Racer | Jalopnik

Published 3/20/18 By: David Tracy for Jalopnik.com If you’re wondering how overboard you can go modifying the new Jeep Wrangler, the answer is: extremely. To demonstrate this, Jeep has revealed its new Sandstorm concept, which has been turned into an absolute off-road monster thanks to crazy suspension mods.

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2017 Jeep Concept – Quicksand – With Video!

Jeep Quicksand Created for enthusiasts who love the sand life, the Jeep Quicksand is a loud, fast and fun hot rod. The Quicksand concept is powered by a Mopar 392 Crate HEMI® engine with eight-stack injection, mated to a six-speed Getrag manual transmission. A “peekaboo” cutout in the hood and gasser-style downturned open headers add […]

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Jeep® and Mopar Brands Reveal New Concept Vehicles for 51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

Jeep® and Mopar Brands Reveal New Concept Vehicles for 51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari Jeep® Grand One celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1993 Grand Cherokee ZJ Jeep Safari delivers optimal views for all passengers while providing protection from the elements Jeep Quicksand is a hot rod-inspired Wrangler built for sand dunes Jeep Trailpass […]

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Six Mopar-customized Creations Take Center Stage at SEMA 2016

Six Mopar-customized Creations Take Center Stage at SEMA 2016 Mopar creates six new modified vehicles for 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas Dodge Shakedown Challenger unites old-school muscle, modern styling to form new Mopar HEMI®-powered creation Jeep® CJ66 fuses trio of vehicle generations, fueled by new Mopar power Dodge Durango Shaker […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Trailstorm

From Jeep… Jeep Trailstorm The Trailstorm concept vehicle is the ultimate Jeep Wrangler for exploring off the beaten path. Offering room for extra gear and fuel tanks, it is based on the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, and delivers elevated capability to conquer trails with ease. Off-road capabilities are enhanced with several Jeep Performance Parts, including 17-inch […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Trailcat

From Jeep…   The Jeep Trailcat concept vehicle is the ultimate off-road machine, equally at home on Moab’s rugged trails or a high-speed section. Utilizing the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine, and mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with a custom shifter ball featuring an embossed Hellcat logo, the Trailcat concept vehicle leaves everything […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep FC 150

From Jeep… A true American workhorse, this 1960 Jeep FC 150 concept vehicle is rich with heritage and built to tackle both challenging rocky trails and the harshness of a western cattle ranch. Originally built from 1956 to 1965, the FC 150 is based on the CJ-5 and offers a clever packaging solution by keeping […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Comanche

From Jeep… Based on the Jeep Renegade, the Jeep Comanche concept vehicle is designed to be off-road ready with practical utility. A nod to Jeep pickup trucks of years past, the Comanche concept takes styling cues from military and civilian Jeep heritage. The Comanche’s “Beige Against the Machine” concept exterior paint is accented with a […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Renegade Commander

From Jeep… The Jeep Renegade Commander concept vehicle is equipped with an assortment of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts for the ultimate off-road adventure. A 2-inch lift kit and 17-inch Rubicon aluminum wheels with 29.5-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires increase the off-road capabilities of the Jeep Renegade Commander. The “Fluorescent Gray” exterior features Renegade’s […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Shortcut

From Jeep… A carefully crafted take on the beloved Jeep CJ-5, this Wrangler-based concept vehicle invokes the spirit of 1950s Americana with a shortened body and functional simplicity. Exterior styling cues include a unique grille, hood, tailgate, front and rear wheel flares and custom chrome front and rear bumpers. A modified exhaust, 17-inch red steel […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep Crew Chief 715

From Jeep… The Jeep Crew Chief 715 concept vehicle was built as a salute to legendary Jeep military service vehicles, in particular the Kaiser M715. This open-air Wrangler Unlimited-based concept vehicle showcases a burly design with heritage styling cues. The Crew Chief 715 utilizes modern-day construction with a rear seat and extra doors for additional […]

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2016 Concepts – Jeep® and Mopar Unveil Seven Concept Vehicles Built for 50th Annual Easter Jeep Safari

From Jeep… Vehicles Showcase a Wide Variety of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts Jeep® Crew Chief 715:  a salute to legendary Jeep military service vehicles Jeep Shortcut:  inspired by the classic CJ-5 to handle tight, winding trails Jeep Renegade Commander:  built to blaze a trail deep into the secluded wilderness Jeep Comanche:  designed to be off-road ready […]

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Concepts and prototypes

  • 1944 CJ-1 prototype
  • 1949 Alcoa Aluminum-bodied Jeepster Coupe (prototype)[60]
  • 1949/1950 X-98 prototype; with flat fenders, but a rounded hood and grille like the CJ-5, it may have been the first F-head-powered Jeep[61]
  • 1950 CJ-4 prototype
  • 1950 CJ-4M prototype
  • 1950 CJ-4MA prototype
  • 1952 CJ Coiler: experimental design for an all independent suspension, with portal-hub swing-axles and coil-springs [49]
  • 1958 DJ-3A Pickup: Prototype pickup truck version of the DJ-3A
  • 1958 Jeep Creep: prototype utility vehicle; several versions built for tests, including a Postal rig and an aircraft tug [49]
  • 1959 Jeep J-100 Malibu and Berkeley: Later developed into the Wagoneer [49]
  • 1960 Jeep Wide-Trac: Concept for developing a low-cost vehicle for third-world countries
  • 1962 The Brazilian Jeepster (prototype)[62][63]
  • 1963 Jeep XM-200: J200 based concept for developing a low-cost vehicle for third-world countries [49]
  • 1965 Jeep/Renault Model H: A light 4×4 prototype based on the Renault 16
  • 1966 FWD Concept Jeepvair: Similar to the Model H but with a Chevrolet Corvair powertrain
  • 1970 XJ001
  • 1970 XJ002
  • 1971 Jeep Cowboy: A design study using AMC’s “compact” automobile platform[64]
  • 1977 Jeep II
  • 1979 Jeep Jeepster II
  • 1986 Cherokee Targa: A two-door Cherokee convertible (later revised as Jeep Freedom show car)
  • 1987 Comanche Thunderchief: This vehicle was put into production later as the Comanche Eliminator
  • 1989 Jeep Concept 1: Evolved into the ZJ Grand Cherokee
  • 1989 Jeep Rubicon Wrangler: This vehicle was later put in production
  • 1990 Jeep JJ: Essentially what would later be called the Icon
  • 1990 Jeep Freedom:[65] A revised Cherokee Targa
  • 1991 Jeep Wagoneer 2000: A large design concept[66]
  • 1993 Jeep Ecco
  • 1997 Jeep Cherokee Casablanca: A special edition of Cherokee, never produced
  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Rescue: A tuned version of a regular TJ Wrangler developed for SEMA show
  • 1997 Fender Jeep Wrangler
  • 1997 Jeep Dakar: A fused version of a XJ Cherokee and TJ Wrangler
  • 1997 Jeep Icon: A design study for the next-generation Wrangler
  • 1999 Jeep Commander: methanol fuel cell drive train with electric motors[67]
  • 1999 Jeep Journey
  • 1999 Jeep Jeepster Concept
  • 2000 Jeep Cherokee Total Exposure
  • 2000 Jeep Varsity: Subsequently, put into production as the Compass
  • 2000 Jeep Commander Concept: Subsequently, put into production as the XK
  • 2000 Jeep Willys
  • 2001 Jeep Willys2
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler Tabasco
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler Patriot: A special decal package for the Wrangler X/Sport
  • 2002 Jeep Wrangler Mountain Biker
  • 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WJ) Concierge
  • 2004 Jeep Treo
  • 2004 Jeep Rescue
  • 2004 Jeep Liberator CRD
  • 2005 Jeep Hurricane: The 4-wheel steering system allows the vehicle to have both a zero turning circle, and “crab” sideways.[68] Its engine was later put in the Grand Cherokee (WK) SRT-8
  • 2005 Jeep Gladiator Concept
  • 2005 Jeep Aggressor (the Rezo)
  • 2007 Jeep Trailhawk
  • 2008 Jeep Renegade
  • 2010 Jeep J8
  • 2010 Jeep Nukizer: Design study inspired by the Military Kaiser M-715
  • 2011 Jeep Wrangler Pork Chop
  • 2011 Jeep Compass Canyon: uses a 2 1/8 inch lift
  • 2011 Jeep Cherokee Overland
  • 2012 Jeep Mighty FC: inspired by the 1956 to 1965 Forward Control vehicles Jeep sold
  • 2012 Jeep J-12 Concept: recalling the 1962-1971 Gladiator pickups
  • 2013 Jeep Wrangler Mopar Recon
  • 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk EcoDiesel
  • 2013 Jeep Wrangler Stitch
  • 2013 Jeep Wrangler Flattop: featuring a one-piece, windowless hardtop
  • 2014 Jeep Wrangler Level Red
  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Dakar
  • 2014 Jeep Wrangler MOJO
  • 2015 Jeep Chief
  • 2015 Jeep Wrangler Africa
  • 2015 Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder
  • 2015 Jeep Staff Car: a tribute to Jeep’s military history starting with WWII