Overland Classifieds :: 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of compact overland vehicles. There’s something satisfying about finding ingenious ways to maximize the comfort, storage, and amenities within a small rig. The popularity of minimalist builds has boomed over the past few years thanks to the introduction of innovative “go faster” campers from Alu-Cab, Four Wheel Campers, Go Fast Campers, Super Pacific USA, and many more. These “campers” generally provide basic amenities, a pop-top roof with an integrated bed platform, and are designed to be as lightweight and compact as possible. Furthermore, they’re a great way to transform any stock pickup into a comfortable live-in vehicle. Today’s offering takes this approach one step further and integrates an Ursa Minor Roof Top Tent System into a Wrangler by replacing the factory hardtop. The result is fantastic and creates an extremely capable micro-camper. This is an excellent compromise for those who find the standard Wrangler too small but don’t want to jump to the Gladiator. The Wrangler is a popular choice on our forum for overland builds. Recent examples include this 2013 Unlimited AEV Sahara with Smittybilt Scout trailer, a 2006 Rubicon Unlimited LJ, and a 2016 expedition build. If you’d like a closer look at how this 4WD can be outfitted for vehicle travel, check out these inspiring builds from Drew Simms and Joshav. Today’s 2013 offering showcases a plethora of AEV components, premium aftermarket modifications, and an Ursa Minor rooftop tent system.

From the Seller:

“[This Jeep was] owned by a professional photographer that would live on the road traveling to beautiful and remote destinations throughout North America. Great for professional photographers, fishing expeditions, remote exploration, or just getting out into nature with your family. Get away from the crowds and enjoy camping in beautiful backcountry destinations.”

2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited

The Wrangler is fitted with a 3.6-liter engine that produces 285 horsepower, 260 pound-feet of torque, and returns a combined 18 mpg. A dependable motor is mated with excellent all-terrain capability thanks to heavy-duty 4WD, front and rear lockers, high and low range, AEV suspension, skid plates, Warn winch, and more. Inside, the Wrangler is decidedly utilitarian but does feature driver comforts that include:

  • Premium Alpine audio
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Power steering, locks, and windows

Distinguishing Features

  • AEV suspension
  • Warn winch
  • Rough Country fenders and hood with cooling vents
  • Planar diesel heater
  • Genesis dual battery system
  • Awning, 270-degree
  • Thule roof rack and bike rack

This 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited is listed for $67,500 OBO and is currently located in Vancouver, Canada. Check the full vehicle specifications via the original Expedition Portal forum post here.

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No money in the bank, but gas in the tank. Our resident Bikepacking Editor Jack Mac is an exploration photographer and writer living full-time in his 1986 Vanagon Syncro but spends most days at the garage pondering why he didn’t buy a Land Cruiser Troopy. If he’s not watching the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, he can be found mountaineering for Berghaus, sea kayaking for Prijon, or bikepacking for Surly Bikes. Jack most recently spent two years on various assignments in the Arctic Circle but is now back in the UK preparing for his upcoming expeditions—looking at Land Cruisers. Find him on his website, Instagram, or on Facebook under Bicycle Touring Apocalypse.