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Jeep Has Built A 707hp Wrangler, Because Why Not

The Jeep Trailcat is one of seven concepts that'll be appearing at the 50th Moab Jeep Safari, which coincides with the company's 75th anniversary

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As with previous editions of the annual Moab Jeep Safari, Jeep has built a bunch of cool concepts to bring along. However, there’s one in particular that’s caught our attention this year: the Trailcat. And that isn’t just because this Wrangler-based specimen looks spectacularly monstrous with its gigantic 39.5-inch BF-Goodrich off road tyres and minimal bodywork. The real story is under the bonnet, as it’s packing the same 707hp (697bhp) 6.2-litre supercharged V8 as the Dodge Hellcat twins. Cripes.

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All of this sounds like a recipe for delirious fun. And it should be pretty damn capable: as well as those fat tyres, it also has heavy duty Dana 60 front and rear axles, Fox shock absorbers and ‘rock rails’ to protect the lower parts of the body. The Dodge borrowing continues in the airy cabin, where you’ll find a pair of bucket seats pinched from the Viper.

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You can check out this concept and its six siblings at the Moab Jeep Safari, where it’ll be on display at the trail-focused event from 19-27 March.