The 45th Moab Easter Jeep Safari isn?t scheduled until April 16, 2011, but even this early, Jeep is already giving us a look at what to expect when the annual event commences in a little over a week?s time.
The annual tradition for Jeep and Chrysler?s aftermarket company Mopar has become a must-attend event for Jeep and Mopar fans alike. This year, the event is going to have six new concepts, including the monstrous and imposing Jeep Wrangler Blue Crush.
In what Jeep describes as an off-terrain monster that combines ?high-speed off-road racing and rock-crawling capability," the Wrangler Blue Crush?s powertrain is anything but a tweeting little bird. Sitting under the utility vehicle?s hood is a Mopar 426 cubic-inch HEMI V8 engine with an output of 540 horsepower and mated to a 545RFE performance transmission and a gear-drive transfer-case.[...]
Source: topspeed Tuning