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2016 Jeep Wrangler Trailcat concept had the heart of a Hellcat

This Hellcat-powered, off-road monster features 707 horsepower and nearly 40-inch tires.

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Chris Paukert

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2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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Jeep's Wrangler-based Trailcat takes the legendary off-roader's abilities and amplifies them by adding the heart of a Hellcat.

2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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That's right, there's a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 under the hood, boasting 707 horsepower.

2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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Inside, you'll find a pair of supportive bucket seats liberated from a Dodge Viper.

2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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This is one of the annual concepts Jeep trots out each year for the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah.

2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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The Trailcat rides on 39.5-inch BFGoodrich Krawler T/A rubber, made possible by a 2-inch lift with Fox shocks.

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There's even a six-speed manual gearbox. 

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Unfortunately, a Hellcat-powered Wrangler still hasn't made it to production.

2016 Jeep Trailcat concept
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Dana 60 axles are slung under the ladder-frame chassis front and rear.

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