Jeep Renegade Concept Auto Shows Car and Driver

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JEFFREY G. RUSSELL AND THE MANUFACTURER

species’ rates of evolution can’t keep pace that of automobiles, but the Jeep is right down there great white sharks, and amoebas. So it’s with amusement and curiosity that we in the Jeep Renegade concept, Chrysler rolled out at the North International Auto Show in

Although the froggy eyes and green color of this Wrangler lend it an almost look, Jeeps are first and masters of terra firma. some sand-rail inspiration in the windshieldperfect for surfing dunesand the tall stance and roll bar that it will also be at poking over boulder-strewn The familiar seven-slot grille is and center.

Pure whimsy? Not entirely. The headlamps and sailing fenders may on a (distant) future Wrangler, and a of the drivetrain could appear but the funky doors have as much hope of surviving as a on American Gladiators .

Light and Versatile

At 153 inches with a wheelbase of fewer 102 inches and a width of nearly six this Renegade is a small but two-seater with waterproof and a rear cargo area can be configured to hold a variety of equipment. In Detroit, there onboard water sleds in The all-aluminum construction helps weight to 3150 pounds.

A and a Hybrid

The Renegade still has four-wheel-drive with low rangeit is a Jeep, allthanks to an electric motor for axle, an arrangement already in on the Lexus RX400h hybrid. a beefy battery pack to electric-only drive time, claims the Renegade can travel up to 40 without firing the engine.

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For forays farther than 40 from pavementor charging small-displacement BlueTec diesel the batteries, extending the vehicle’s beyond 400 miles. Company claim the Renegade would get the of 110 mpg under normal driving although normal driving is the aim of a true Jeep.

Neither is drag racing, the Renegade could easily the last Wrangler we tested: an with an 8.5-second 0-to-60-mph Top speed for the Renegade is claimed to be a windy 90 mph.

For the Big-Picture Enthusiast

Jeep has given us a for the outdoor enthusiast who wishes to the earth while taking of its futurea nice synergy, we Chrysler design chief Creed points to the use of minimalist, materials as a way to be environmentally friendly compromising the styling and fun of an off-roader. We to the excellent view you’ll get the slashed windshield and through the in the doors of the cute birds, creatures, and fragile flora and you’ll be saving as you no doubt silently and lightly through habitat.


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