Jeep CJ Surge, Mopar at SEMA 2022 unveils its electric retrofit


On the occasion of SEMA 2022 , the well-known American fair dedicated to tuning, Mopar brought three particular concepts. The most interesting & egrave; the Jeep CJ Surge showing a preview of a electric conversion kit of the Jeeps of the past. With this concept, Mopar intends to evaluate the potential; of this kit to be able, in the future, to offer to all those who intend to transform their old car into an electric vehicle.

So, the Mopar technicians have taken a Jeep CJ of the past by eliminating the internal combustion engine to insert an electric powertrain (electromod). The conversion kit is; was made specifically for this model. There aren't a lot of details on the specs. However, we know that the electric motor is; capable of delivering 200 kW . The unit & egrave; anchored to the frame by means of custom designed supports. The battery is of 50 kWh.

Unfortunately no performance details were provided. Therefore, we know nothing about speed; maximum, acceleration and range. The car continues to have all-wheel drive. It must be said that although the electric motor has been designed specifically for this model, it can & ograve; be easily adapted to be integrated into other vehicles as well. Unfortunately, nothing is; was told about the timing of a possible commercialization of the electrical retrofit kit .

This concept is also characterized by other interesting details in addition to the electric powertrain. In fact, it features a 5 cm raised stance and specific off-road tires from BFGoodrich on matt black Black Rhino Solid rims measuring 18×9 inches. Then we have Dana 44 Crate axles, custom roll-bars, sports seats and a bumper kit derived from the Wrangler Rubicon, Surf Blue tow hooks and amber Led fog lights.


In addition to the Jeep CJ Surge concept, Mopar has also brought the 1500 concept Ramstrong> TRX Gold Shot and the Ram 1500 Backcountry X concept. The first is designed for motocross enthusiasts. In addition to having a special custom livery, the body is; been adapted to accommodate two motocross bikes. We then have a 702 hp engine, extra power, two additional LEDs above the cab and sporty tailpipes.

The Ram 1500 Backcountry X concept is; was designed to make the pickup even more & ugrave; versatile. In particular, the caisson & egrave; been revised to increase the capacity; of loading. In addition, we find new storage compartments on the sides of the body. Also noteworthy is a specific off-road equipment that includes BFGoodrich tires, additional headlights and a 5 cm raised suspension.

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