Jeep Wrangler Red Rock concept revealed
The Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Concept has been revealed at SEMA paying tribute to the Red Rock 4-Wheelers off-road club, organisers of the annual Easter Jeep Safari.
CELEBRATING THE 50TH annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah (2016), Jeep and Mopar have teamed up to produce the Wrangler Red Rock Concept for SEMA. Jeep says 50 serialised Wrangler Red Rock special editions will go on-sale next year, based off the concept on show at SEMA.
“The annual Easter Jeep Safari remains one of the most significant events on any Jeep enthusiast’s calendar,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “We’re extremely grateful to the Red Rock 4-Wheelers for continuing this iconic Jeep event, and we present our Wrangler Red Rock Concept as a tribute to them and the enthusiasts who attend the annual Jeep Safari and support our brand.”
“The Jeep Wrangler is the most accessorized vehicle in our portfolio, with almost 100% of customers buying at least one accessory or performance part,” said Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar), FCA – Global. “Mopar continues to support serious off-roaders by offering a full-line of high-end, hard-core quality aftermarket Jeep Performance Parts to personalize their rides and tackle extreme trails.”
Based on a Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Hard Rock, the Wrangler Red Rock Concept includes “next-generation” Dana 44 solid front and rear axles, a Rock-Trac transfer case with a 4.10 axle ratio, a power dome vented hood, new premium off-road rock rails, and front and rear red tow hooks. Wrangler Red Rock Concept-specific features include a commemorative Red Rock badge and Red Rock hood decal, low gloss Jeep badge, low gloss Granite Crystal off-road bumpers, and a body-color grille with low-gloss black grille throats and headlamp accents.
The Red Rock Concept also runs Tru-Lok electronic locking differentials, the Rock-Trac transfer case and a 4:1 low-range ratio. A 73.1:1 crawl ratio with the manual transmission. It also gets a 2-inch lift, 17-inch beadlock wheels wrapped in 35-inch BFG K02 all-terrain tires, LED headlamps and fog lights, and a Jeep-branded CB radio. The Wrangler Red Rock Concept includes an aftermarket Warn Rubicon winch, front and rear differential covers, and a reinforced swing gate and wheel mount.