Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Another Mopared Wrangler that is waiting in the wings for a SEMA debut is the Family friendly Off road 2010 Jeep Wrangler based on the 2010 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited. The all terrain vehicle is pained in Deep Water Blue and makes the use of a Mopar 2 inch lift kit and some massive 33 inch off road tires. The setup for the family friendly Wrangler is a bit similar to the Extreme version and includes parts from the Mopar performance mail order catalog like off road bumpers, differential Cover, skid plates, back door entry guards and a Mopar exclusive, two tone Katzkin leather seating complete with embroidered Jeep logos on the backrests.

Full options and prices after the jump.

Chrysler’s Jeep brand is getting a lot of attention from Mopar in anticipation of SEMA Show next week. Besides the Wrangler Overland that we brought to you last week, Mopar will also bring the Extreme Off-road Wrangler based on a Flame Red 2010 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon powered by a 3.8 Liter V6 that generates a maximum output of 202 HP and 237 lb-ft of torque. The list of customization options includes a 2 inch lift, cold air intake, heavy duty off road front bumper, off road rear bumper, backed out taillight guards and a custom designed heavy duty steel front skid plate; all from the Mopar parts catalog.

Full list of options and prices after the jump.

Mopar will present at the SEMA Show the Jeep “Lower Forty”, a customized model based on the Wrangler off-road. The vehicle is equipped with massive 40-inch x 13.5-inch tires mounted on Mopar’s 20-inch forged-aluminum wheels. Mopar added aggressive wheels and tires to a stock, two-door Jeep Wrangler Rubicon without the use of a suspension lift.

Mopar Jeep Lower Forty

Custom front and rear fender flares are 1-inch wider and are located 4 inches higher than a stock Jeep Wrangler. A new one-piece carbon-fiber hood with a Jeep CJ-like power dome and an all-new drop-down tailgate stamped with the “Jeep” logo are added to complete the exterior design.

On the interior, an all-new roll cage is neatly integrated into the body tub and tied directly into the frame rails. The spare tire is relocated to the cargo floor and a custom cargo rack, supplied by Poly Performance, holds extra gear.

Press release after the jump.

The second customized Jeep Mopar will unveil at the SEMA Show is the Wrangler Overland - a model based on the 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon.

The interior of the Jeep Wrangler Overland features water-resistant Mopar front-seat covers, rugged Mopar slush mats, a Daystar dash bin and lower switch panel that powers added accessories.

Enhancing off-road travel is an American Expedition Vehicles’ (AEV), Nth Degree, 3-inch suspension lift and a Full Traction rear sway bar. The lift allows aggressive 35-inch tires mounted on 17-inch steel Mopar winter/off-road wheels to fit under the Jeep.

Press release after the jump.

The fourth model is Chrysler’s ENVI line-up is the Wrangler Unlimited EV, a Range-extended Electric Vehicle that provides a glimpse into the future model from Jeep.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited EV

It is a two-wheel drive model using an ENVI Range-extended Electric Vehicle powertrain, consisting of an electric motor, an advanced lithium-ion battery system, and a small gasoline engine with an integrated electric generator to produce additional energy to power the electric-drive system when needed.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited EV

The electric motor produces 268 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited EV has a range of 400 miles, including 40 miles of zero fuel-consumption, zero-emissions, all-electric operation.

Press release after the jump.

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Rumors and even some confirmed reports are going around tying together Chrysler, Fiat and Tata. Starting in the U.S., Chrysler may partner with Tata to sell Jeep Jeep Wrangler’s to the Indian market. What is alarming about this plan came from an investment banker watching the deal. "You could definitely see this evolve into something," the banker said. "It would make sense for Tata to buy Jeep if this partnership went through ... and Chrysler could really do with selling a brand and getting some cash." Jeep, America’s brand for sale! Say it ain’t so Chrysler.

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Chrysler also has extra manufacturing capacity from the SUV sales slowdown, and Fiat may lease factory space to bring production to the U.S. This may also tie Chrysler’s dealer network into the possible return of Fiat brands including Alfa Romeo.

Fiat and Tata are already attached to a deal that will have Fiat provide

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financing for Jaguar and Land Rover, In return, Fiat would possibly sell the Tata’s ultra-economy Nano in Europe.

In a way, this could set up Lee Iacocca’s “Global Motors” dream of over 30 years ago. Iacocca thought about bringing together an American, European, and Japanese car company to make a worldwide automotive conglomerate. The idea allowed for utilizing the U.S.’s manufacturing strength, European style, and Japanese knowledge of good economy cars. Although Tata Tata is not Japanese, the Indian firm is looking to show the world it knows how to make an inexpensive car. So, if all this goes through, someone better build a chart to keep track of what car is coming from where.

Source: Yahoo News

The 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4X4 Rubicon is a 2-door, 4-passenger sport-utility vehicle. Although the Wrangler is in its third generation, this is part of a much larger evolution that dates back over sixty years to the first civilian Jeeps built after World War II. The Rubicon version was first introduced in 2003 in conjunction with promotion for the movie “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.” In 2007, Jeep debuted the latest Wrangler. This version is incorporates a slightly larger redesigned body, and introduced a four-door Unlimited model to join the traditional two-door. The Rubicon is the most rugged of the four available trims, and with the starting price around $28,000, it is also the most expensive.

The Tony Hawk Foundation is auctioning a one-of-a-kind 2007 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited, customized by Tony Hawk and DUB. The Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4 has been tricked-out with 24" TIS 09 wheels, Toyo off-road tires, a custom 9" body lift, skateboard racks, and Birdhouse skateboards. Inside you’ll find 7" monitors in the headrests, embroidered Tony Hawk logo on the seats, an Alpine DVD Headunit System, a Custom Fiberglass Subwoofer Box, plus many more unique details.

In addition to the Jeep, the winning bidder will also receive the new T-Mobile Sidekick LX Tony Hawk Edition (designed by Tony), plus 4 VIP Tickets to Tony Hawk’s Boom Boom HuckJam tour and an opportunity to meet Tony before the show. The winning bidder will also be featured with the Tony Hawk DUB Edition Jeep in an upcoming issue of DUB magazine.

Source: eBay

Chrysler will debut eight ultra-customized Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge vehicles at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show, the annual showcase of technology, trends and products representing the $36.7 billion automotive parts and accessories industry.

The Jeep Wrangler Ultimate with 392 HEMI from Mopar is a concept vehicle that answers the question "how far can you go with the new Jeep Wrangler Jeep Wrangler ?" Beginning with the all-new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon®, the design team set out to create the best of the best – combining high style and materials with the best off-road machine ever offered by Jeep.

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