The 2011 Paris Boat Show had a pair of unlikely attendees in the form of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Nautic Black and White Concepts.

What these two Wranglers were doing at a boat show is a good question, and it can be answered by no less than French design firm Style & Design of Maurepas, France, who designed the two Wranglers to create the perfect all-utility, nautical machine.

The Wrangler Unlimited Nautic Black was designed to offer "all the comfort, design, and elegance of a sailing boat,” something that we clearly associate with one another. Or not. In any case, the Wrangler was given styling modifications on the exterior and interior, including a new "Navy Black" finish to go with a new chrome grille, taillight surrounds, bumpers, and a deck-style finish trim for the running boards, cargo cover, and cargo floor. Open up the cargo cover and you can take out pair of white canvas chairs and a matching canvas awning to set-up your own little comfort area.

On top of all that, the vehicle also has plenty of chrome details, including on the door handles, mirrors, fuel-filler ring, and the outer rim of the spare-tire cover. Finally, the Wrangler Nautic Black Concept sits on a new set of 20" wheels.

Meanwhile, the interior of the Wrangler Nautic Black Concept features black leather on the seating surfaces, steering wheel, manual shift boot, and passenger grab handle. The same deck finish on the exterior also makes an appearance on the steering wheel spokes, dash and door trim, center console, and floor mats.

The vehicle is powered by a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, producing an output of 200 horsepower and 302 lb/ft of torque.

  • 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Nautic Black Concept
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    six-speed manual transmission
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    200 horsepower
  • Torque @ RPM:
    302 lb/ft of torque
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  (238) posted on 01.12.2012

jeep Wranler is cool on its sleek body paint even on its massive apperance. It is definitely a very awesome vehicle! I’m so impressed with this futuristic jeep Wrangler; it is indeed a cool vehicle! If I’m not also mistaken, it looks like a batman car on that platform and design.

  (777) posted on 12.22.2011

This wrangler really looks cool on its platform and other features. Moreover, I have to agree that its engine output is not truly good enough for this kind of vehicle.

  (466) posted on 12.12.2011

I don’t think that 200 hp is only enough for this outdoor vehicle. Anyway, I would admit that it really looks so attractive on its platform, especially on its features. Good thing as well that it has an impressive and comfortable interior.

  (570) posted on 12.8.2011

Yeah right! I also noticed the styling modification of this concept, which makes it more looks so perfect, and I really love its cargo cover, which is very cool on this Wrangler. However, I’m only hoping that they as well upgrade the engine of this.

  (419) posted on 12.7.2011

Wow, a new Jeep Wrangler, cool! This one looks so cool on its sleek body paint even on its massive appearance. Just too bad that it doesn’t have an efficient engine and an output.

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