Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Press Release: Drive a Jeep off-road at Orlando Convention Center

Press Release:


All-New 2014 Jeep® Cherokee Makes its Orlando Debut

WHAT:           Camp Jeep® – For the very first time ever, the Central Florida International Auto Show will host Camp Jeep®, a thrilling interactive adventure zone where professional 4x4 drivers take passengers through an exciting off-road test track. A popular destination inside the show, Camp Jeep is a five-minute interactive adventure zone that will thrill passengers as drivers demonstrate how to drive safely on off-road terrain with logs, stumps, angled drive-overs and the eye-catching 18-ft high, 35-degree Jeep Mountain, the icon of the ride. Camp Jeep will also be offering several other free activities within their display area. A DJ will be spinning live music to entertain the crowds, while children are invited to test their driving skills in the Jeep Kids Course on mini-Jeep Power Wheels and the young-at-heart will be able to display their climbing skills as they try to reach the top of the 25’ Jeep climbing wall.

Chrysler Drive – The Chrysler Drive experience provides an entertaining atmosphere and opportunity for anyone looking to feel the plush leather and get behind the wheel of a wide range of Chrysler Group vehicles and drive the local streets of Orlando. Attendees who register for the ten minute test drive will get the chance to drive and evaluate the latest models across the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands in a no-pressure, no-hassle environment:
·       Chrysler 200
·       Chrysler 300
·       Chrysler Town & Country
·       Dodge Charger
·       Dodge Dart
·       Dodge Durango
·       Fiat 500
·       Fiat 500L
·       Jeep®  Cherokee
·       Jeep®  Grand Cherokee
·       Ram 1500

WHERE:         Orange County Convention Center – 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
- Chrysler Group Drive – Lot B *Take the free shuttle in front of the Convention Center*

WHEN:           Camp Jeep Hours of Operation
- Thursday, November 28th                                                   12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.       
- Friday, November 29th – Saturday, November 30th          10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.       
- Sunday, December 1st                                                         10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Chrysler Drive Hours of Operation
- Thursday, November 28th                                                   11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Friday, November 29th – Sunday, December 1st               10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.       

WHY:             “We have created this unique auto show opportunity to provide our customers with a memorable experience that no other manufacturer can offer,” said Mike Manley, President and CEO – Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “The iconic Jeep brand offers an adventurous lifestyle and vehicles that deliver legendary 4x4 capabilities. Attendees will enjoy the Jeep experience first-hand on the show floor this weekend.”

The Camp Jeep Experience will incorporate obstacles that simulate the capability standards of Jeep vehicles, with ground clearance, traction, stability, articulation and suspension, allowing consumers to experience Jeep vehicles to the fullest. The Chrysler Drive will offer a unique test drive opportunity for brand and auto enthusiasts to get behind the wheel of its renowned lineup of vehicles. Guests will be accompanied by trained in-vehicle hosts and able to talk with expert product specialists at the ride and drive. Guests will also be entered into the 2013 Chrysler Group National Giveaway for a chance to win $45,000 towards any eligible Chrysler Group vehicle.

HOW:             Drivers must be at least 18 years or older, show a valid driver's license and pass a breathalyzer. Passengers must be at least 8-years-old or meet the height requirement. For more information, please visit or

Kevin Yee is the author of numerous independent Disney books, including the popular Walt Disney World Earbook series and Walt Disney World Hidden History.