The Jeep CJ66 is just the current in a long and glorious formation of Jeep idea cars to appear from the fanciful cognitions at Jeep and Mopar. Made with a collection of car elements including bits from the TJ-, CJ-, and JK-series Jeeps, the Moab-inspired CJ66 makes its beginning at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas.
Commencing with a Jeep Wrangler TJ framework, the team removed heavy into the brand’s gift and reached up with a 1966 Jeep CJ Universal Tuxedo Park body. While the precise information thinking the low-volume Tuxedo Park Jeeps are highly competed, most skillfuls agree that it informed as an option collection in 1961 to imbue the knockabout Jeep with more upmarket appeal for the broad user. It attained this by increasing chromium bumpers, hood joints and tagging, plus whitewall tires and other insignificant cut enhances. In 1964, Kaiser introduced the Tuxedo Park Mark IV as a brand-new version of categories. Uncommon in any design, the uncommon is the long wheelbase Universal version, which is what Mopar used for the CJ66 idea. Jeep labelled this one Universal because it let customers attire their Jeep to meet their needs with many rigid and softtop options and even the possibility to select a PTO to run a post-hole digger or other agricultural tool.
It’s rigid to treat this rig’s Copper Canyon complete, the 35-inch BFGoodrich all-terrain tires and the Jeep Performance environments 17-inch wheels with color-matched beadlock rings. A two-way breezed system takes the perturbation out of breezing the tires up and down for contexts at extremity and a two-inch raise case keeps some daylight between the latex and metal. A brand-new, as-yet-unspecified Mopar box V-8 families with a six-speed manual transmission, which sends torque to a set of Mopar Dana 44 shafts. Mopar also supplies the motor cover, the cold-breezed intake and the cat-back gas exhaust.
Large idea barrier shapes faction with front and procreate Mopar 10th Anniversary Wrangler JK boundary bumper cases, the skid plates, front bumper plates and idea rock rails come from Jeep Performance environments. Matte-black pronunciations opposition with the Copper Canyon colorant on the hood, the seven-slot Jeep opening, the edges of the Wrangler JK headlights, the hood joints, and the latches. The LED chromatic aerosol lamps and an Warn winch with pulley come from Mopar.
A custom-made spin enclosure, mandrel bent to equal the two-inch cut of the windshield, surrounds the rooms, which are obtained from the dearly exited Viper. The area console and stagehand were swiped from a JK and Mopar provides the instrument-panel gauges and the all-weather mats. Finally, the steering-wheel area features the unique 50th Anniversary Moab Easter Jeep Safari trademark, uncovered earlier this year. If you’re desiring a framework for the Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts brand, you could do a lot worse than the cleverly made car CJ66 idea.