Rarely will you see us report on a custom Jeep, but after reading this article at Off-Road.com, we decided that we had to share (plus it was a slow Jeep news weekend...).
So, what does a professional football player do when a V8 Wrangler isn't enough? He drops almost $100,000 on a custom Jeep that will beat most sports cars out of the blocks. Jeff Christy of the Minnesota Vikings has the hardware to prove it.
You really need to see the pictures and read the entire article to appreciate it, but from the 35" wheels to the 1996 Viper engine that they squeezed under the hood, this TJ screams power. A custom embroidered interior along with after market bumpers completes the package.
DaimlerChrysler recently released their official "suggested retail price and destination charge" list:
SE 2WD Four-Door 17,090 525 SE 2WD Two-Door 16,050 525 Sport 2WD Four-Door 19,810 525 Sport 2WD Two-Door 18,775 525 Classic 2WD Four-Door 21,155 525 SE 4WD Four-Door 18,600 525 SE 4WD Two-Door 17,565 525 Sport 4WD Four-Door 21,320 525 Sport 4WD Two-Door 20,285 525 Classic 4WD Four-Door 22,670 525 RHD 2WD Four-Door 21,145 525 RHD 4WD Four-Door 22,655 525
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Laredo 2WD 25,995 525 Laredo 4WD 27,965 525 Limited 2WD 31,760 525 Limited 4WD 34,190 525
Wrangler SE 14,345 525 Wrangler Sport 17,905 525 Wrangler Sahara 20,135 525