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These are the 7 concepts with which Mopar arrives at SEMA 2021 | Digital Trends Spanish

Stellantis’ Mopar division is dedicated to the design, manufacture and sales of parts and accessories, primarily for vehicles produced by the US brands of the young multinational automotive conglomerate. Mopar is also one of the most prolific and engaging exhibitors at the massive SEMA automotive customization show held annually in the city of Las Vegas.

2021 will not be the exception. Mopar arrives at SEMA, after a sabbatical year forced by the coronavirus pandemic, with seven concept vehicles customized with parts and accessories, most of which can be found in the Mopar parts catalog at the dealership Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram throughout the United States. According to Mark Bosanac, Vice President of Service, Parts and Customer Care for Mopar North America, “These seven new custom vehicles demonstrate the passion, creativity and innovation of the Mopar team.”

Jeep Wrangler 4xe Concept

The Jeep Wrangler 4xe Concept explores the customization possibilities of The plug-in hybrid version of the legendary Jeep Wrangler off-roader, featuring parts and accessories from Mopar’s Jeep Performance Parts, or JPP, catalog.

The concept looks imposing, and a bit daunting, thanks to a 2-inch lift kit with model-calibrated FOX shocks, allowing the use of JPP beadlock wheels with functional Beadlock rings and 37-inch BFGoodrich KM3 tires. Custom underbody lights illuminate the ground at all four corners so the driver can see and avoid damage from rocks and debris.

Features a steel bumper with guard winch and LED light integrated into the top, a JPP windshield made of nearly-indestructible Gorilla glass offers three times the resistance of a conventional windshield, and JPP 5-inch LED off-road lights at the ends of its base.

It was also fitted with JPP tubular doors, and with a reinforcement for the rear door hinge that allows the huge 37-inch spare tire to be mounted with its corresponding rim, while the JPP rear brake light relocation kit relocates the rear. 3rd brake light in the center of the replacement rim.

The blue Katzkin leather seats with tungsten stitching are also Mopar, as is the three-piece Armorlite vinyl floor with four drain plugs which is still in concept condition. The instrument panel has a rail system that allows to secure all types of devices such as cell phones or GoPro cameras.

Jeep Wrangler Overlook Concept

The Jeep Wrangler Overlook Concept is based on a Production Wrangler Sahara lengthened by 12 inches to accommodate three rows of seats, and seeks to explore the possibility of a luxurious off-road experience.

With comfort in mind, its modular roof rises 5 inches compared to the standard model to offer more headroom. Visibility is improved with two small side windows and three in the direction of travel located in the part of the roof above the second and third rows, while the removable one-piece glass sunroof, baptized with the patriotic name of Freedom Top, or ‘roof of freedom’, opens the panoramic view on the driver and front passenger.

Like the Wrangler 4xe concept, the Overlook concept is equipped with the JPP 2-inch lift kit with FOX shocks which allowed the installation of 37-inch BFGoodrich KM3 mud tires with 20-inch Black Rhino York wheels and required the Side stirrups, in this case with black tubulars with molded inserts for a better grip.

The JPP steel front bumper is narrower to increase the angle of approach and integrates LED fog lights. On the bumper we see a beautiful satin black grille, while the engine cover has black Mopar fasteners with the Jeep Willys logo. The front assembly is topped off with a pair of 5-inch, 4,800 lumens JPP off-road LED lights each mounted to either end of the base of the windshield.

As with the Wrangler 4xe concept, a tailgate hinge reinforcement had to be used to mount the huge 37-inch spare tire with its matching rim and relocate the third brake light to the center of the spare. Inside we get luxurious black Katzkin leather seats and a black leather-trimmed instrument panel.

The really big question regarding this model is whether it will be a prelude to a future seven-passenger version of the Jeep Wrangler. We will be pending.

Jeep Grand Cherokee L Breckenridge Concept

The The Jeep Grand Cherokee L Breckenridge Concept is a stylish three-row 4 × 4 pickup with a beautiful two-tone exterior, equipped with 21-inch gloss black Mopar wheels, the profile of which is dominated by a black Thule roof container mounted on a luggage rack.

Its luxurious custom interior features blue Palermo leather seats, matching blue padded door panels and satin walnut trim. Mopar stainless steel pedal covers with black rubber pads add grip and a touch of sportiness. The concept also includes all-weather floor mats, a set of Olivet hard cases with the Jeep insignia, a set of pillows in Atmospheric Blue for long trips.

Kaiser Jeep M725 Concept

The Kaiser Jeep M725 Concept was built on the basis of an old 1967 Kaiser Jeep M725 military ambulance, which was transformed into an off-road service vehicle, whose mission is to be a true rolling catalog of JPP Mopar products.

It stands out for its 40-inch tires on black wheels under widened mud graders and a roof panel that can rise 16 inches above the cargo area, allowing occupants to stand while delivering supplies or serving food and snacks from the rear panel. opened.

The front lighting comes from a set of 7-inch concept LED lights, surrounded by 5-inch off-road LED lights, while a 7-inch off-road LED light is mounted on top of the windshield, right in the middle, for use. as a focus. For when you have to go serve food in the middle of nowhere.

The chassis was strengthened and the original rear suspension leaf springs replaced with a heavy-duty coil spring multi-link suspension system. But the protagonist of this modification is the HEMI V8 Mopar 392 engine, which develops 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque, mated to a TorqueFlite 727 automatic transmission.

Ram 1500 TRX RexRunner Concept

Using the pickup as a base Ram 1500 TRX, Ram 1500 TRX RexRunner Concept incorporates a host of Mopar accessories and parts to further elevate the status of one of the most powerful pickups ever.

This concept is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 that generates a whopping 702 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, the power of which is connected to the asphalt via four Goodyear 37 ”tires mounted on Black wheels. Rhino Chamber.

Vehicle is visually distinguished by Ash Gray Ash and Mopar Blue exteriors, including a center stripe running the length of the hood and roof, TRX graphics on the sides of the box, the RAM logo on the grille and the two tow hooks at the front. A RamBar integrates a 14-inch concept TYRI rectangular LED light kit capable of generating 4,300 lumens from one light, while just below the bar is a Mopar spare tire mount integrated into the cargo box that allows for the transport of a single light. 37-inch spare tire with its built-in rim. The Mopar Folding Box Extender allows you to transport tools.

There are metal skid plates to guard the lower front and rear areas of the vehicle. The front plate contributes to increasing the approach angle by 2.3 degrees to 32.5 degrees. Under the rear bumper are a pair of 5-inch black Mopar exhaust tips and there is a Mopar step with an articulated arm for easy access to the box.

The interior of the TRX RexRunner concept is inspired by racing and designed to offer the ultimate dynamic driving experience through a combination of elements found in production versions of the speedy Ram 1500 TRX and Ram 1500 Tradesman.

Ram 1500 Outdoorsman Concept

The Ram 1500 Outdoorsman concept is geared toward work and recreation at its most extreme. It is based on the Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4 × 4 and inspired by customer feedback in the search for innovative elements that would allow them to create a true dual-purpose truck.

The Ram 1500 Outdoorsman is distinguished by a roof rack made of aluminum with two height positions that occupies the entire width of the cargo box and allows you to safely transport items such as ladders and building materials, or recreational equipment such as kayaks or bicycles. Integrated at each corner on the rear crossbar of this system are 2-inch TYRI lights, while the CHMSL lights add a third brake light on the rear crossbar.

Mounted to the floor of the box is a modified Expertec skid system with two 2,000 pound rolling panels that makes it easy to load and unload equipment. Each sliding panel has T-rails and brackets to secure items.

On the inside panel of the tailgate is a work table with conversion tables, angle gauge and a T-rail clamping system providing a robust and versatile workspace for cutting wood, fixing bikes or sharpening skis.

The Ram 1500 Outdoorsman Concept features a Mopar 2-inch lift kit with FOX shocks, providing additional ground clearance to accommodate aggressive 20 x 9 ”Black Rhino wheels and six split spokes mounted on 35” Continental tires. .

Mopar all-weather mats provide floor protection, while a RamVac Concept onboard vacuum, hidden under the second-row seat bench, makes it easy to clean up the cab area after fun or hard work. .

Dodge Challenger Holy Guacamole Concept

The celebrated Dodge Challenger sports coupe is the foundation of the Dodge Challenger Holy Guacamole concept that celebrates both the history and the future of the model. The folks at Mopar grabbed a limited-production 2020 Challenger R / T Scat Pack Widebody 50 Anniversary and gave it a 1970s “retro” treatment, which suited it surprisingly well.

Obviously, with that name, this concept could only be green, but it is a green created exclusively for the model that the designers baptized as ‘Rotten Avocado’ or Rotten Avocado. The model stands out for the central air intake style Shaker gold-colored, a special side stripe, 20 ”spaced Forgeline wheels, and a Mopar lowered suspension kit.

The cold air acquired by the Shaker It passes through a filter and air box optimized to improve airflow and performance of the model’s 392-cubic-inch HEMI V8 engine.

But the protagonist of this concept is its interior adorned with real wood inserts, and green and yellow plaid fabric linings, much in the style of what was fashionable in the seventies, which the Challenger fits as well as a few cars we’ve seen before, and that makes the Dodge Challenger Holy Guacamole our favorite among Mopar concepts for Sema 2021.

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