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Mopar reveals electromod Jeep CJ Surge concept at 2022 SEMA conference

Mopar, the aftersales brand of Jeep maker Stellantis NV, is hoping to cash in on the “electromod” trend of converting new and classic cars and trucks into electric vehicles.

Mopar will be attending the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, where it will showcase three new concept vehicles – the Jeep CJ Surge, the Ram 1500 TRX Gold Shot Concept, and the Ram 1500 Backcountry concept.

Current electromod costs can run tens of thousands of dollars for parts and labor, a large portion of which covers the cost of the battery packs.

The Jeep CJ Surge is a custom two-door Wrangler with a propulsion system that lets Mopar examine the potential for an all-electric vehicle parts kit that would allow consumers to build or convert classic or newer vehicles into EVs.

The CJ Surge features a scalable 400-volt, 200-kilowatt electric drive module mounted to the vehicle’s frame under the hood, 24 lithium-ion batteries housed in a shell mounted in the rear cabin, and a two-speed transfer case with selectable gearing running the vehicle’s torque.

Mark Bosanac, Senior Vice President for Mopar service, parts, and customer care in North America, said the company is in a great position to “fully enhance the customer experience with quality-tested, factory-backed parts and accessories.”

“The Jeep CJ Surge concept explores a future zero-emission propulsion system kit and supports the Jeep brand’s mission to become the leading electrified SUV brand in the world,” Bosanac said.


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