2012 Mopar Jeep Wrangler Traildozer Concept Gallery

  You already know that the Jeep Traildozer concept started life as a Dozer Yellow 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. What you may not know is that the 37″ Mickey Thompson tires Dana 44 axles equipped with 4:10 gears and electronic locking differentials serve one purpose. Getting power to the ground from the bolt-in 470 horsepower 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine mated to a Getrag 238 six-speed manual transmission. Yep, nothing else matters except for horsepower and torque and the Traildozer has plenty of both!  

2012 Mopar Jeep Apache Concept with Factory Hemi Conversion Kit!

Jeep enthusiasts have been asking for a V-8 powered Jeep HEMI Wrangler, and Mopar is coming through. Debuting at the Easter Jeep Safari will be the new Mopar 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine conversion kit specifically for the Jeep Wrangler. Producing approximately 470 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels, the Mopar V-8 conversion kit gives Jeep enthusiasts an unprecedented blend of power and capability. Available this summer, the Mopar Wrangler V-8 conversion kit initially will mate to Chrysler Group’s W5A580 five-speed automatic…

First Leaked Images of Jeep Might FC and J-12 Pickup Concepts Prior to Moab

Moab has become the Auto Show of choice for Mopar and Chrysler to unleash their hottest new concepts that hint to the future for the rugged off road brand. This year Jeep is not disappointing. They continue to build a frenzy of support for a Jeep based pickup truck that is liable to debut in late 2014 as a 2015 model, when the Wrangler gets refreshed. This shot from Automobile‘s Phil Floraday’s Twitter account shows that the Mighty FC is truly a Jeep’s answer for the Unimog, thought production in the States in…

Mopar 2012 Jeep Wrangler Traildozer Concept Heads to Moab

To prepare the Jeep Wrangler Traildozer for Moab’s toughest trails, Jeep Design worked closely with the American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) engineering team to bring it to life. Starting with a new Dozer Yellow 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, the team added a bolt-in 470 horsepower 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine mated to a Getrag 238 six-speed manual transmission. Power runs through Rubicon-specific Dana 44 axles equipped with 4:10 gears and electronic locking differentials. To clear the 37-inch Mickey Thompson Baja Claw radials mounted on Mopar Classic five-spoke…

Mopar Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Concept Heads to Moab

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is well known for its benchmark off-road capability, courtesy of its Quadra-Lift™ air suspension, Selec-Terrain™ traction control system, Off-Road Adventure packages, tow/recovery hooks tested to twice the vehicle’s Gross Vehicle Weight, and class-leading 4×4 systems – including Jeep’s Quadra-Drive® II system that includes a rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential (ELSD), delivering industry-leading tractive capability. Already the most awarded SUV ever over its lifetime compared to any other SUV, the new Grand Cherokee Trailhawk concept takes the premium Jeep vehicle’s legendary off-road prowess…

Fox Series Alcatraz Recreates Bullitt Chase Scene With 2013 Mustang GT

Forty-two years ago Peter Yates’ gritty police drama became a cult classic as the King of Cool, Steve McQueen, pilots a 1968 Ford Mustang GT (390) through the streets of San Francisco. It’s the chase scene. Tonight 35 years after the Mustang GT cemented its legend by out dueling a 1968 Dodge Charger in Bullitt, Fox will attempt to recreate the magic tonight on their hit TV drama, Alcatraz. For the two-hour season finale of the hit FOX TV series Alcatraz (airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT), executive…

Full-Scale Fun: The Camaro Hot Wheels® Concept at SEMA Show

Fulfilling the wish of every adult child who has ever played with one, Chevrolet and Hot Wheels®have created a life-size Hot Wheels Camaro Concept. The car debuted here at the 2011 SEMA Show – the aftermarket industry’s premier display of automotive toys. The Camaro Hot Wheels concept is inspired by the “Custom Camaro” – the dazzling Spectraflame® 1:64-scale toy that was part of the original 16 Hot Wheels cars released in 1968. The project was a collaborative effort between

Jeg Coughlin Jr Heads to MOPAR, Plans to Race Dodge Avenger

Jeg Coughlin Jr., and MOPAR announced that the drag racer would campaign in a Dodge Avenger for the 2012 seanson. At 40 years of age, Coughlin has added plenty to his family’s legacy during his illustrious career. In addition to winning the Pro Stock championship four times, Coughlin has raced his way into the top 10 of the NHRA’s career victories list with 67 national event wins. Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar Brand – Chrysler Group LLC, hosted the 2011 SEMA show Mopar…

Mopar Teases Jeep Concepts Ahead of Easter Jeep Safari

Jeep® and Mopar have teamed up once again to produce a selection of concept Jeep vehicles for the 46th annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. The Jeep Mighty FC concept, Jeep J-12 concept and the Jeep Wrangler Apache are three of six new vehicles that will be shown to enthusiasts in Moab, March 31 – April 8. Look for more on all of these new vehicles later this week. We asked MOPAR if the continued release of Jeep pickup truck variants and concepts hinted…

US Top Gear Personality Rutledge Wood Launches New Website

Top Gear USA personality Rutledge Wood has launched a fan website that promises to provide insight and antidotes into his daily life as a race analyst and Top Gear host, as well as cool gear for his fervent fans. The well timed launch comes as the show’s most liked personality heads south to provide colorful commentary for NASCAR Raceday on the Speed Channel. Now in his second season hosting the American spin off of the popular UK television show, Top Gear that he hosts along…