Chrysler To Show Off 25,000 Sq-Ft Off-Road Course and Mobile Live TV at Chicago Show
Undoubtedly, the largest attraction at Chrysler's display during this week's Chicago auto show will be Camp Jeep, a 25,000 sq-ft indoor driving course. Show attendees will get a five-minute passenger ride on the track, chauffeured in the Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee and Liberty. Obstacles include an 18-ft hill, a section that simulates driving on fallen logs, and a 45-degree wedge. The on- and off-road track is made to highlight Jeep vehicles' ground clearance, traction, stability, articulation, and suspension (Click here for more info on Camp Jeep).
Chrysler's live TV option, FLO TV, will also be on display. The $629 option adds 20 live channels including CBS Mobile, CNBC, Comedy Central, FOX News, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go, and Nickelodeon. It's available on the Chrysler Town & Country; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Commander; Dodge Grand Caravan, Journey, and Nitro; and Ram 1500/2500/3500. If you own one of these vehicles (model year 2008 to 2010), you can purchase the service so long as you have Mopar headrests or seat-mounted DVD entertainment systems. FLO TV carries a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on new vehicles or a 12-month/12,000-mile warranty on retrofitted vehicles. FLO TV is the headline of a "connected" Dodge Grand Caravan that boasts all the infotainment systems Chrysler has available, including satellite radio, multi-language voice command, a dual-screen rear entertainment system, Sirius Backseat TV, mobile Wi-Fi from Uconnect, satellite navigation, and Bluetooth integration.
The Chicago auto show's press days begin this week, check back for our coverage starting today. The public days run from February 12 to 21.