Created for enthusiasts who love the sand life, the Jeep Quicksand is a loud, fast and fun hot rod.
The Quicksand concept is powered by a Mopar 392 Crate Hemi engine with eight-stack injection, mated to a 6-speed Getrag manual transmission. A “peekaboo” cutout in the hood and gasser-style downturned open headers add to the vintage hot rod feel.
This Wrangler-based concept features a longer wheelbase, with trimmed front and rear bodywork, plus a chopped hard-top and windshield. An open roof and open windows allow for full enjoyment of the Quicksand’s sound and wind-in-your-face freedom.
Inside, the minimalist interior features red accents, two front low-back bucket seats, flat aluminium door panels, tilt-out windshield glass and a chrome roll bar.
While the Quicksand was made for wheeling in sand, its off-road credentials ensure that it is fully capable in any terrain. Its staggered tyre setup (a trait never before included on any Jeep concept) features 32-inch BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM2 tires in the front and 37-inch BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM2 tires in the rear, and coilover shocks, all on 18-inch vintage “kidney bean” alloy wheels.
The Quicksand concept also features a Warn winch concealed in a front-mounted Moon tank. A recovery rope is located in the rear, replacing the traditional drag racer’s parachute.
An array of production and prototype Jeep Performance Parts have been used on the Quicksand concept off-roader. The Mopar brand is responsible for developing, building and ensuring that all Jeep Performance Parts meet rigorous specifications and with 4×4 capabilities in mind, enabling Jeep owners to further enhance their stock vehicles.
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