Jeep is out with another sketch teasing this year’s 2022 Easter Jeep Safari and it appears it will be a special treat for all off-roading fans. The sketch pays tribute to Jeep’s legendary 4x4 capability. The vehicle appears to be the most powerful and capable Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392.
2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
The tease photo shows what appears to be the ultra-capable Trail-Rated Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. The title of the photo is the Trail Marker 2, so that could be the name of this concept.
This is Jeep’s clue about the tease photo:
“Iconic off-roading spots like the historic Rubicon Trail and the backcountry scenic trails of Moab, Utah, are where rock-climbing SUV legends are born. Twenty years ago, the Jeep brand introduced the most capable production vehicle of its time. Now, the newest Easter Jeep Safari Jeep concept celebrates the legendary 4x4 capability that continues to drive the Jeep brand and defy performance boundaries, decade after decade.”
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 four-door model offers a 6.4-liter V-8 HEMI engine, rated at 470 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. To handle the increased torque, the HEMI V-8 pairs to a TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic transmission and Selec-Trac full-time active transfer case. The 392 rockets from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and the quarter-mile in 13.0 seconds. Plus, the combination comes with a factory-backed warranty.
2022 Easter Jeep Safari
The 56th annual Easter Jeep Safari is scheduled to take place April 9-17, 2022, in Moab, Utah. Thousands of die-hard off-roading fans gather every year to see the latest in trail-performance Jeeps. Moab’s Red Rock 4-Wheelers club hosts the annual event. Jeep will once again send several one-of-a-kind concept vehicles for the off-roaders to test out on the grueling trails.
If the Easter Safari concept vehicles are extremely popular, they may end up as special custom models that can be ordered straight from the factory. Jeep has several custom shops set up near their main plants that customize the vehicles so that they can be produced with factory-backed Jeep Performance Parts. Jeep has built a strong business offering the factory-produced custom models, because the cost of the custom upgrades can be added into the purchase price of the vehicle and financed over a longer period of time. The Jeep Performance Parts all carry the factory-backed warranty. JPP sells special upgraded axles, lift kits, winches, skid plates and wheels to satisfy the most hard-core off-road enthusiasts.
Earlier, Jeep Teased Two Other Easter Safari Vehicles
This year, Jeep is promising the premiere off-roading event will be “Bigger, Better, Greener, Faster Ultra-capable and Undeniable Jeep”! The vehicles appear to be a 2022 or 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe and a Jeep Gladiator, heavily modified with Jeep Performance Parts.
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe?
Jeep is only giving a few details on the 4xe SUV at this point. It looks like the front end of the Grand Cherokee with a door for the charging port over the left front fender. There is a lot of blue trim on the vehicle which typically signifies Jeep’s electrified models. Jeep is only saying there are two vehicles “including one 4xe electrified Jeep SUV that will certainly conquer even the most tumultuous terrain along the backcountry trails of Moab and further highlight the Jeep brand’s vision of accomplishing Zero Emission Freedom.”
We can expect to see more vehicles and many more details before the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari kicks off April 9, 2022.
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