Cool Jeep concept vehicle shown @ SEMA.
The Six Pak was developed by Michigan based Quality Metalcraft Inc.:
The JK 6-Pack Concept vehicle adds a 23-inch stretch to the current Jeep Wrangler JK wheelbase, leaving room for a third row. “Besides creating a cool-looking Jeep that seats six people comfortably, we’re doing this to highlight the capability and expertise of QMC in body-in-white manufacturing and integration,” said Michael Chetcuti, CEO of QMC.
To build the JK 6-Pack, QMC’s body-in-white engineering staff has married the front-half of a 4-door JK with the rear half of a 2-door JK on a lengthened chassis. The chassis, designed and developed by legendary Jeep aftermarket supplier American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) for their Brute Double Cab overland pickup, is completely feasible and is now in production.
“We’ve created a long-wheelbase JK with three rows of seating, two captains chairs in each of the first two rows and a third-row bench. Hence, we’re calling it the JK 6-Pack,” Chetcuti said.
The vehicle is from standard Jeep components and features an AEV 4.5-inch lift with Savegre 17-inch wheels. Other accessories, all from AEV, include front and rear bumpers, heat-extractor hood, fuel-cell integrated gas can, roof rack, and front and rear corner guards.
In addition, the waxed cotton and canvas interior fabric is from Filson, maker of high-end outdoor apparel and luggage. Since 1897, Filson has established itself among outdoor sportsmen as an iconic brand known for solid quality and rugged durability—much like Jeep.
While QMC has no plans to build the long-wheelbase JK as a limited-production vehicle, Chetcuti is not ruling it out. “This is a further exploration into our emphasis on flexible manufacturing,” he said.
Treehuggers everywhere having a coronary at the mere though of people purchasing one of these bad boy’s and driving it off-road.