2017 Jeep Wrangler Trailcat Concept

Mar 10, 2016

Category: Rides

Ahead of the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab Utah, the storied American auto maker has released a series of concept vehicles built using Jeep and Mopar parts. The reason for all of these concept releases? This year is both the 50th anniversary of the event and Jeep’s 75th. And while there were some solid off-roaders among the bunch, it’s the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Trailcat that really caught our attention.

The Jeep Trailcat is built to be nimble on the trail sections of the course and fast on the flat and long sections of the course. Powered by a 6.2-liter Hemi Hellcat V-8 that pumps 707 horsepower through the 6-speed manual transmission, this off-road vehicle has a lot of muscle. In addition to the souped up performance, the engineers and designers who worked on this model lengthened the wheelbase an additional 12 inches, chopped the windshield down a few inches, and threw in bucket seats from the Dodge Viper. All of that combined with the lime green details and 39.5 inch BFGoodrich Krawler T/A KX tires are making us wish this was more than just a concept.

2017 Jeep Wrangler Trailcat Concept 002

2017 Jeep Wrangler Trailcat Concept 03

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

These Might Be The Ultimate Eco-Friendly All-Weather Adventure Pants

Made sustainably from 70% recycled ocean buoy material.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

G-SHOCK’s Latest MTG Watch Is Tough, Light, & Loaded With Tech

An impressive 15% lighter than ever and still looks superb.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

KTM Gives Its Flagship Adventure Bike A Top-To-Bottom Off-Road Redesign

Including a complete chassis overhaul for improved steering response and stability.

Posted By

Feb 24, 2021

Featured Image

The 20 Best Supercars You’ve Never Heard Of

High-octane offerings that dared to be different with varying success.

Posted By

Feb 24, 2021

Featured Image

The 12 Best Small Displacement Motorcycles

The dozen finest small-bore motos offering ample thrills in the saddle.

Posted By

Feb 24, 2021

Featured Image

Porsche Teases Its EV Taycan Shooting Brake In A Muddy Video Showcase

The best-selling EV gains more ground clearance and surface-specific driving modes.

Posted By

Feb 24, 2021