|Once cool looking truck, the Power Wagon Concept can live up to its Baja-beating styling. (Photo: Dodge)|
In a recent announcement, Chrysler's Mopar parts division will unveil four new concepts at the 44th Annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah on March 27. The lineup will include the Jeep Patriot Extreme, Jeep Wrangler J7, Jeep Wrangler Trail Boss, and Ram Power Wagon.
Power Wagon? Doesn't that model already exist? Correct, it does and has been available since the 2010 Heavy Duty 2500/3500 launched last year, but the big four-door truck appears to be shortened to two-door configuration in this iteration and modified with cool matte black paint, covering the hood, roof, grille, lower fascia and rockers, plus the wheels, highlighted by twin neon green stripes that flow
|Now here's a Patriot that looks ready to tackle the wild unknown. (Photo: Jeep)|
While the current production Ram Power Wagon is fully capable of rivaling Ford's new SVT Raptor off-road, the blue-oval has the war won on style. This concept might be exactly what's needed to stir some attention up around the Power Wagon, and steel some SVT sales or at least give Mopar fans something to smile about.
|Cool... the J7 is one seriously tough Jeep! (Photo: Jeep)|
As cool is the tuned Patriot is the Wrangler J7 is more of what real 4x4 enthusiasts want. Start off with the Unlimited Rubicon trim level for four-door functionality with soft-top fun, and add in some orange and matte black paint (sense a recurring theme here?), a lift kit, larger wheels and tires, and at the very least you've got a seriously cool,
|A Jeepster? The Wrangler Trail Boss Concept is an interesting take on the classic Jeep. (Photo: Jeep)|
The Wrangler Trail Boss is "a two-door Jeep Wrangler Rubicon that is built for serious off-road duty," states the release, although the details are skimpy. It looks more civilized than the J7, yet still sports a lift kit plus larger wheels and tires.
While these aren't full-on concept cars featuring unique body designs or new advanced technologies, they are more likely to get the nod at least via components available through Mopar at your Chrysler dealer's parts counter.
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