The Easter Jeep Safari is an annual occasion in Moab, Utah, the place Jeep designers showcase their creativity by growing off-road-prepped ideas. For the 57th annual Easter Jeep Safari in 2023, the lineup consists of seven ideas, together with a hybrid-converted 1978 Jeep Cherokee restomod and a Grand Wagoneer Overland camper. 4 of the seven ideas are fitted with electrified powertrains, demonstrating the automaker’s intention for the long run. The highlights of the 2023 Jeep Safari are as follows:
1978 Jeep Cherokee 4xe Idea
This idea includes a trendy plug-in hybrid powertrain transplant from the brand new Wrangler 4xe. The powertrain features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, twin electrical motors, a battery pack, and an eight-speed automated. The 2-door off-roader from the ’70s has been upgraded with trendy off-road entrance and rear bumpers, LED headlights, a classic paint job, and a set of 17-inch “slotted magazine” fashion wheels shod in 37-inch tires. The rear bench has been eliminated, making room for a four-point security cage and a full-size spare wheel. The rear facet home windows and the rear glass are additionally gone for an open-air off-roading expertise.
Grand Wagoneer Overland Idea
Jeep Wrangler Magneto 3.0 Idea
Jeep Scrambler 392 Idea
This idea is a homage to the 1981 Scrambler CJ-8 convertible truck. It adopts a doorless single-cab pickup design that’s much like the Magneto 3.0, however the customized Elegant inexperienced carbon fiber bodywork includes a extra sculpted profile, a unique roof, and a better-integrated B-pillar. Underneath the bonnet, the Scrambler idea hides the 6.4-liter Hemi V8 producing 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque as within the Wrangler Rubicon 392. The automobile rides on 20-inch rims shod in 40-inch tires and options the AccuAir air suspension equipment, which will increase the bottom clearance as much as 5.5 inches.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Idea
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Departure Idea
Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Sideburn Idea
The Gladiator Rubicon Sideburn Idea is powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 and options Bilstein efficiency shock absorbers, a 2-inch carry equipment, and 17-inch HRE FT1 wheels with 37-inch BF Goodrich tires. The outside is painted in Photo voltaic Flash Yellow, with a matte-black end for the roof, rear mattress, fenders, bumpers, and equipment. The idea features a tubular grille guard that doubles as a bench, a limb-riser for heavy-duty cables, detachable TYRI rectangular LED lights, and a bespoke setup for the rear mattress. The cabin includes a deep red-brown Vienesse Relicate Nappa leather-based upholstery, Atomic Silver accents, and a 3D topographical map of Moab on the matte-black dashboard.