Jeep’s M-715 Five-Quarter Concept Has Hellcat Power, Carbon Bodywork

Jeep went with all guns blazing at the recent Moab Easter Safari thanks to the release of a number of eye-catching concepts designed specifically for off-roading.

Perhaps the finest, or most eccentric if you will, of all was the Jeep M-715 Five-Quarter.

As part of FCA’s ‘Hellcat all things’ flight of fancy, its designers started off with an original 1968 M-715 and outfitted it with the company’s 6.2-liter supercharged V8 which pumps out 707 hp. As the crew from The Fast Lane Truck discovered, this powertrain makes the off-roader extremely fun to drive, but it’s far from the only impressive feature of the truck.

In creating this insane one-off, Jeep replaced most of the original sheet metal components with carbon fiber parts while also installing a custom 6-foot aluminum bed. Additionally, they also fitted a 3.5-inch convertible soft-top, functional rock rails, modified Jeep Gladiator Rubicon steel bumpers and new lights at the front and rear.

Jeep also overhauled the chassis of the pickup and replaced the leaf springs with a heavy-duty link/coil suspension system. Additionally, the front axle is a Dynatrac Pro-rock 60 that’s been pushed forward by two inches and the rear is a Dynatrac Pro-rock 80, while 20-inch beadlock wheels and huge 40-inch tires are found at all four corners. Alcohol lovers will also appreciate a hidden compartment under the bed which houses eight shot glasses and a bottle of scotch – which, of course, are to be used when not driving the off-roader.

As cool as the 707 hp, highly customized M-715 Five-Quarter is, Jeep won’t bring it to the production line. Not that surprising, but still unfortunate.


  • TheAmerican2point0

    So hot

  • SteersUright

    Awesome. Mad Max Jeep!

  • Knotmyrealname

    Americans still idolising the past.
    And before you reply, WHAT American car in the last 30 years has provided a benchmark of progressive design that hasn’t rested on the laurels of 20th Century style? Something that the rest of the world look up to?
    Although Tesla’s design doesn’t look like another re-hashed Camaro. Mustang or Firebird, it hasn’t set the benchmark for style.

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