We really liked that Jeep made those concepts happen because it doesn't all have to be about profits or the latest products. Sure, the FC hasn't been in production for many decades, but it's still extremely popular and almost unique in the automotive landscape.
But this rendering tries to imagine what the 50s or 60s product had survived to this day by super-sizing a tiny Cabover truck design. Is it even possible to put a Foward Control body over the top of a modern Jeep chassis and engine? Because if it is, we'd like to see this happen.
In case you didn't recognize it, the rest of the rendering is the "Maximus" by Hennessey. After they were done putting six wheels on everything, the tuners made this 1000 horsepower monster that obviously gets its power from the coolest engine in the FCA group, a 6.2-liter Hellcat supercharged V8.
Production of the Hellcat-engined Gladiator truck from Hennessey is narrowed to 24 examples, each priced at $225,000 or more. Putting an FC Cabover body on top would probably be very expensive, but also extremely difficult considering the size of the Hellcat. By the way, an original FC struggles with the speed limit and packs about 20 times less power than the Maximus.
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