When you think of rock crawling, trail pounding, off-road adventure what comes to mind? For a lot of Americans the answer would be a simple four-letter word—Jeep. AllSmallCars.com is going to digress from the usual small car news to delve into the small and very capable Jeep vehicles like an American favorite, the Jeep Wrangler. It’s a car right? That aside we have a question for you: Ever experience a Jeep off-road? No? Well, the 2011 Denver Auto Show (DAS) and Jeep have a treat for you. Let us introduce to you Camp Jeep, a first for the Denver Auto Show.
Camp Jeep is an extreme off-roading demonstration and feature that Jeep introduced at the 2004 New York Auto Show and has since expanded and toured San Diego, Cleveland and Chicago. Confirming the Camp Jeep addition last week, DAS has been propelled to new heights as this years show will cover 500,000 square feet, a space unsurpassed by this show in the past. The Camp Jeep display will be covering 100,000 square feet. So what do you get in the space of 1/5th the entire auto show?
The experience includes a major driving course with a theme park atmosphere according to the press release issued by the folks over at DAS last week. Participants will people to take a five-minute ride that will include obstacles to demonstrate the known Jeep off-roading capabilities. During the ride consumers will be able to experience the traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording features of the Jeep products. In addition, the course will include a vertical climb and descent. Worried about who will be driving? Don’t worry, Camp Jeep has you covered with a professional driver on a closed course—just think, it will be like being in a commercial.
Looking for more information on the Denver Auto Show? Be sure to check out www.DenverAutoShow.com. With tickets at only $10 per person and show hours going until 10pm at night, DAS is one of the best automotive experiences in town.
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