What Were Some Features of the Jeep Rescue Concept Vehicle?


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Some features of the Jeep Rescue 2004 concept vehicle include 10 kW of AC electric power generation, a 3D topographical mapping software and navigation system, and front and back remote control winches. The primary function of the Jeep Rescue concept vehicle is to complete rescue missions. The Jeep Rescue concept vehicle is powered by a Cummins 5.9-liter turbodiesel engine that produces 600 pound-feet of torque. Each tank of fuel lasts an estimated 500 miles.

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Additional rescue-ready features of the Jeep Rescue concept include point-of-view under-chassis cameras, infrared thermal search-and-rescue cameras, a satellite phone and VHF radio, exterior perimeter lighting, and white LEV lighting for long-distance visual searches. The hydroformed frame rails and body-on-frame construction of the Jeep Rescue concept ride on its 80-inch-wide chassis and 123-inch wheelbase. The 37-inch tires with MTR tread and run-flat capability work with the vehicle's heavy-duty link-coil rear suspension and hydro-pneumatic suspension to provide stability on all terrain. The concept vehicle also has a 4-inch lift feature for fording.

The Jeep Rescue concept vehicle has a Dodge Ram chassis that can be run almost entirely open due to a folding front windshield, a sliding glass sunroof, a fold-forward rear canvass roof and four removable doors. The cabin has seating for five.

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