Ride(s) of the Week: Jeep and Mopar Unveil Seven Concept Vehicles Built for 50th Annual Easter Jeep Safari

Ahead of this year’s annual Easter Jeep Safari that will be taking place from March 19 to March 27 in Moab, Utah, here we get a look at seven concept vehicles that the manufacturer has designed in promotion of the off-road occasion. This year is especially significant, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the Jeep Safari as well as the 75th anniversary of Jeep. Therefore, seven of the most capable and eye-catching Jeep concepts are being unveiled for the 2016 event.

These Jeeps are solely concepts, however, and won’t make it to production, but select Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts that are featured on the vehicles may be available for purchase sooner or later.

This year’s concepts include the Jeep Crew Chief 715, which is a salute to legendary Jeep military service vehicles; the Jeep Shortcut that draws inspiration from the classic CJ-5 and is designed to handle tight, winding trails; the Jeep Renegade Commander that has been built to blaze a trail deep into the secluded wilderness; the Jeep Comanche, which is designed to be off-road ready and showcase practical utility; the Jeep FC 150 that showcases a heritage cab-over design and is rich in history and capable of tackling any terrain; the Jeep Trailcat, a Hellcat-powered off-roader capable of crawling or going on high-speed runs; and finally, the Jeep Trailstorm, which boasts added capability with a 2-inch lift kit, 37-inch tires and Dana 44 axles.

For a look at each of the seven Jeep concept vehicles, click through the photos above. And for those interested, the Easter Jeep Safari is open to the public, but you must register in advance here. The multi-day event features trail rides, day-long trips and other activities.


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