AEV American Expedition Vehicles Premium Off Road Vehicles
Since 1997, American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) has been a global leader in OE-quality, performance-driven aftermarket parts and accessories for off-road recreational driving and overland adventure travel. AEV has since grown into a symbol of quality in the off-road industry. AEV products, designed for Jeep, Ram, and Chevrolet vehicles, undergo OE-level testing, ensuring improvement in aesthetics, functionality, and drivability on all terrains.
Embark on a journey into the heart of American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), a legacy marked by a commitment to off-road mastery. With roots dating back to 1997, AEV has consistently pushed the boundaries of off-road innovation. Discover a tradition where precision engineering meets a passion for adventure, shaping every AEV vehicle into a testament of unrivaled performance and capability.
Excellence in Every Detail
Delve into the meticulous craftsmanship that defines every AEV creation. Through an unwavering dedication to excellence, AEV has honed the art of crafting vehicles that stand as paragons of capability and durability. From cutting-edge suspension systems to robust powertrains, each detail is carefully considered and refined to elevate the off-road experience. Explore a lineup where innovation meets perfection in every aspect.
Unleashing the Power of Adventure
AEV vehicles are not just off-road companions; they are manifestations of the spirit of true adventure. Roaring engines, purposeful design, and groundbreaking innovation converge to create an experience that transcends the ordinary. As you immerse yourself in the realm of AEV vehicles, anticipate nothing less than an exhilarating journey defined by power, precision, and an unyielding pursuit of automotive excellence.
AEV Wrangler JL Series
AEV Wranglers have solidified their reputation as one of the most versatile and dual-purpose vehicles available today. Whether navigating challenging trails or cruising on the freeway, the AEV JL350 and JL370 Wranglers excel in both environments. Meticulous attention was given to every detail in the development of this package, striking a balance to provide enthusiasts with enhanced off-road capabilities without compromising the beloved ride quality and handling that the JL Wrangler is renowned for on the road. AEV adopts an OE-level approach to engineering, testing, and development, ensuring that the JL350 and JL370 Wranglers deliver exceptional on-road performance, off-road capability, and occupant safety without compromise.
Front Bumper & Winch
AEV RX Front Bumper (stamped steel) provides superior front end protection, chassis mounted recovery points and an integrated lower skid plate. Shown with Warn Zeon 10-S Winch (Winch is optional on JL350 & JL370).
AEV’s expedition-ready, DualSport RT Suspension System provides the optimal balance of load carrying capacity and ride quality that customers have come to expect from AEV. The DualSport RT Suspension System includes AEV’s frequency-tuned, triple-rate coil springs to provide 2.5” of additional front and rear ride height and a set of custom-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers.
Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier
Built to withstand the rigors of off-road use, AEV’s Rear Bumper features tubular steel corner protection while the AEV RX Tire Carrier ensures that your spare tire is held securely in place without relying on your tailgate hinges for support.
Visibility is essential for finding your way in the dark but also for keeping an eye out for wildlife or road hazards in remote areas. AEV 7000 Series LED Off-Road Lights were designed for all-terrain travel and provide an exceptional balance of clarity and distance for improved driver safety and peace of mind.
Inspired by heavy duty industrial and military applications around the world, AEV’s JL Wrangler Snorkel Kit is designed to improve engine performance by drawing in the cleanest, coolest air charge possible, even in the worst conditions. If you are serious about off-road adventure, the an AEV Snorkel is one of the most important modifications you can make.
Every vehicle built in the Wixom, Michigan headquarters includes a serialized numbered VIN plate, exclusive AEV exterior emblems, windshield banner, embroidered headrests and a custom gauge cluster overlay.
AEV Wrangler JL Package Options
AEV JL350, AEV JL370, AEV JL370 Classic...
AEV JT Gladiator Series
In a stride that echoes AEV's groundbreaking Brute Double Cab, Jeep has answered the fervent desires of purists with the introduction of the Jeep Gladiator – a mass-produced, Wrangler-based pickup truck. What sets the AEV Jeep Gladiator apart is its irresistible versatility, seamlessly blending the practicality and utility of a pickup truck with the unparalleled off-road capabilities inherent to a Jeep Wrangler. AEV's JT350 and JT370 packages for the Jeep Gladiator transcend boundaries, propelling this iconic vehicle into a realm where it effortlessly navigates the demands of daily commuting while embracing its true nature as an off-road adventure powerhouse.
Front Bumper & Winch
AEV’s stamped steel Front Bumper for the JT Gladiator provides superior front end protection, two chassis mounted recovery points and an integrated lower skid plate. Shown with Warn Zeon 10-S Winch and AEV Hawse Fairlead (Winch is optional on JT350 & JT370).
AEV’s Jeep Gladiator 2-Inch Spacer Lift (standard on JT350) and 2.5” DualSport RT Suspension System provide the optimal balance of load carrying capacity and ride quality that customers have come to expect from AEV. The 2.5” DualSport RT Suspension System is AEV’s flagship suspension system for customers looking to the ultimate on/off-road suspension and includes AEV’s frequency-tuned, triple-rate coil springs matched with a set of custom-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers and steering damper.
Available Full-Size Spare Tire Mounts
Every AEV JT350 and JT370 Gladiator is available with either a Vertical or Horizontal Bed-Mounted AEV Spare Tire Carrier to securely hold your full-size 35 or 37-inch spare tire securely in-place while you are bouncing around on the trail.
Visibility is essential for finding your way in the dark but also for keeping an eye out for wildlife or road hazards in remote areas. AEV’s 7” LED Off-Road Lights were designed for all-terrain travel and provide an exceptional balance of clarity and distance for improved driver safety and peace of mind when traveling at night.
Inspired by heavy duty industrial and military applications around the world, AEV’s JT Gladiator Snorkel Kit is designed to improve engine performance by drawing in the cleanest, coolest air charge possible, even in the worst conditions. If you are serious about off-road adventure, the an AEV Snorkel is one of the most important modifications you can make.
Hand Built with Pride
Every vehicle built at the Wixom, Michigan headquarters includes a serialized numbered VIN plate, exclusive AEV exterior emblems, windshield banner, embroidered headrests and a custom gauge cluster overlay.
AEV Gladiator JT Series Package Options
AEV JT350, AEV JT370, AEV JT370 Classic...
AEV Prospector Series
Introducing the AEV Prospector, a versatile workhorse transcending the ordinary. Crafted on the foundation of the 5th generation HD Ram 2500/3500, this exceptional Prospector truck seamlessly blends the roles of a daily work companion and an off-road adventurer. Navigating far beyond the constraints of pavement, the Prospector boasts unparalleled off-road capabilities while maintaining refined drivability on the road. The heavy-duty steel Rear Bumper, coupled with the 3” DualSport RT Suspension System and robust 37” BFGoodrich tires, elevates the Prospector's off-road prowess to expedition-grade levels. Whether tackling daily tasks or embarking on thrilling adventures, the AEV Prospector stands ready for any challenge that crosses its path. Discover a truck that redefines boundaries and invites you to explore new frontiers with confidence.
Front Bumper & Winch
The Prospector’s AEV Front Bumper features a 4mm thick, stamped steel exterior which provides superior front end protection and safely accommodates the optional 16.5 winch. Two massive ductile iron tow loops are designed to exceed all OE load specifications and double as wear plates when sliding over steep obstacles.
AEV’s DualSport RT Suspension System delivers the best combination of ride quality and handling over a variety of terrain, without giving up any towing ability or payload. Through extensive R&D, both suspension and steering geometry are optimized, while maximizing wheel travel and gaining the additional lift height necessary to accommodate the Prospector’s 37” tall BFGoodrich tires.
Tire Carrier Options
AEV offers two solutions for mounting the Prospector’s full-size spare wheel/tire: A Horizontal Bed Mount system that is ideal for customers wishing to use a tonneau cover or a Vertical Tire Mount that maximizes the available cargo space in your bed. AEV's Vertical Tire Mount is compatible with many aftermarket toppers.
AEV’s heavy duty steel Rear Bumper maximizes the Prospector’s departure angle and offers superior corner protection for the underside of the bed. Heavy duty recovery points allow for fast, secure attachment of 1” D-ring shackles.
Every AEV Prospector built in the Wixom, Michigan headquarters includes a serialized numbered VIN plate, exclusive AEV exterior emblems, windshield banner, embroidered headrests and a custom gauge cluster overlay.
AEV Prospector Standard Features and Available Options
AEV Stamped Steel Front Bumper, AEV Front Bumper Low Tube, AEV 3” DualSport RT Suspension, AEV-Tuned Bilstein 5100 Series Shock Absorbers...
AEV Prospector XL Series
Iconic in name and imposing in stature, the AEV Prospector XL is the ultimate vehicle for back country excursions and long hauls off the grid. The AEV Prospector XL package includes AEV’s stamped steel front bumper with an available 16.5 winch, a heavy duty Rear bumper, 3” DualSport RT Suspension System, 40” tall tires and a number of other important upgrades to maximize the off-road capability of the Ram 2500 and 3500 without detracting from the hard working nature of these trucks. Designed with the enthusiast in mind, this is truly the ultimate adventure vehicle.
Front Bumper & Winch
The Prospector XL’s stamped steel Front Bumper provides maximum front end protection while also accommodating an optional 16.5 winch to assist with vehicle recovery. The massive, 30k-rated ductile iron tow loops are designed to accept 1” d-ring shackles while also functioning as rock wear plates and Hi-Lift jack points. (Shown with optional lights and brush guard)
AEV’s DualSport RT Suspension System is engineered, manufactured and tested to take the Prospector XL’s capability to the next level while also offering the best combination of ride quality and handling, without giving up any towing ability or payload.
AEV engineered the Prospector XL to have all the off-road benefits of large tires while maintaining a low center of gravity for favorable handling on the road. AEV’s HighMark Fender Flares increase the fender radius to allow for massive 40” tall tires with only 3” of additional suspension lift.
The Prospector XL’s heavy duty steel Rear Bumper is designed to withstand all the rigors of off-road use and overland travel, while maximizing departure angle and offering superior corner protection for the underside of the bed. Heavy duty recovery points allow for fast attachment of d-ring recovery shackles to this AEV power wagon.
Every vehicle built in their Wixom, Michigan headquarters includes a serialized numbered VIN plate, exclusive AEV exterior emblems, windshield banner, embroidered headrests and a custom gauge cluster overlay.
AEV Prospector XL Standard Features & Available Options
AEV Ram HD Front Bumper, AEV Front Bumper Low Tube, AEV Diesel Intercooler Shroud Kit, AEV Non-Winch Cover Plate, AEV HighMark Fender Flares...
AEV Prospector XL Cab Chassis Series
The AEV Prospector XL Cab Chassis Truck is a no nonsense, turn-key solution for customers looking to build the ultimate expedition truck and want a proven, reliable platform to build on. These trucks aren’t just for adventure travelers, they are also an exceptional platform for agencies with a need for a high floatation, commercial work horse.
Prospector XL Cab Chassis
Step into the ultimate adventure with an AEV American Expedition Vehicles Prospector XL Cab Chassis RAM 3500, featuring seamlessly integrated AEV components. Engineered for optimum performance on and off-road, this reliable chassis boasts a hassle-free experience—no air lines, no hydraulic fittings, just a proven formula for unmatched capability.
Prospector XL Cab Chassis
Embark on unparalleled journeys with an AEV American Expedition Vehicles Prospector XL Cab Chassis RAM 5500, equipped with AEV components designed for perfect harmony. This robust chassis ensures exceptional performance both on and off the road, eliminating the need for air lines or hydraulic fittings. Experience reliability and capability at its finest with our proven formula.
AEV RAM 3500 Prospector XL Cab Chassis Features & Options
AEV Front Bumper, AEV HighMark Front Fender Flares, AEV 3″ Suspension Lift (Front), AEV/PSC Hydro Assist Steering, AEV Speedometer Recalibration, AEV 17×10 Katla Wheels...
AEV RAM 5500 Prospector XL Cab Chassis Features & Options
AEV Front Bumper, AEV HighMark Front Fender Flares, AEV 2″ Suspension Lift (Front), AEV Speedometer Recalibration, AEV Embroidered Headrests, AEV Branding Package...
AEV Prospector XL Tray Bed Series
The AEV Prospector XL Tray Bed concept started out as a personal project of AEV’s President, Dave Harriton, which later evolved into one of the most talked about vehicles they have ever built. The original Prospector XL Tray Bed prototype was first shown at the 2013 SEMA Show and this off road truck bed was produced in a very limited quantity. From arid deserts to the frozen expanse of the Arctic, the Prospector XL Tray Bed proved that it could take on any adventure.
DESIGNED TO INSPIRE. BUILT TO PERFORM.
The AEV Prospector XL Tray Bed, remains at its core a robust heavy-duty truck. Its towing prowess and substantial payload capacity make it a dependable companion for those seeking both rugged exploration and practical utility. Surprisingly agile despite its imposing 40″ tires, the Prospector XL Tray Bed maintains a remarkably low center of gravity. Enhanced by a 3″ DualSport Suspension, this adventure-ready truck not only upholds AEV's renowned capability but elevates the overall ride quality and handling to new heights.
ADVENTURE COMES STANDARD
The Prospector XL Tray Bed isn't just a vehicle; it's an adventure waiting to unfold. Whether conquering off-road terrains or cruising down endless highways, it excels in both realms. Venturing off the beaten path demands readiness for the unforeseen. Each Prospector XL Tray Bed stands prepared with a Warn 16.5ti-s winch, ready to tackle the toughest recovery scenarios. Because when your travels lead you off the grid, embracing the unexpected is not just a choice—it's a standard feature.
AEV Prospector XL Tray Bed Features & Options
AEV Front Bumper, AEV Intercooler Skid Plate, 16.5k Synthetic Winch, AEV Winch Hook Isolator, AEV 3” DualSport RT Suspension System, AEV HighMark Fender Flares (Front)...
A Distinctive Ownership Experience
Embark on an Elevated Adventure with AEV: Experience Ownership Beyond the Extraordinary. Here's what sets the AEV ownership apart:
AEV-built vehicles are fortified by a Limited Lifetime Warranty on all AEV components, ensuring enduring quality throughout your journey. Benefit from a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on labor and installation.
Experience the freedom of choosing any dealership for AEV service. The nationwide service network ensures that maintenance is a seamless, hassle-free endeavor tailored to your convenience.
Safety is paramount at AEV. Their vehicles adhere to and exceed Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), reflecting their unwavering commitment to your well-being on every journey.
Craftsmanship at its Core:
Crafted with precision and attention to detail, AEV's proprietary products showcase their commitment to excellence. From in-house manufacturing to private label creations, your AEV vehicle exemplifies meticulous craftsmanship without compromise.
Tailor your ownership experience seamlessly with our flexible financing options. AEV empowers you to integrate the package price into your payment plan, aligning your adventure with both your lifestyle and financial goals.
The information presented on this page is representative of standard package features and available options. Images may represent multiple models or packages. “Standard Features” are provided by American Expedition Vehicles. Confirm the features of your new premium lifted truck by contacting us and requesting additional information. We are an authorized AEV American Expedition Vehicles dealer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are all AEV vehicles brand new?
Yes, all AEV-built vehicles are brand new, arriving directly from their respective assembly lines. While we occasionally offer pre-owned options, it's important to note that these vehicles may not be covered by AEV's comprehensive warranty. Feel free to inquire about our pre-owned AEV inventory for more details.
Do AEV Vehicles have warranty?
AEV vehicles carry a Limited Lifetime Warranty on all AEV components. Additionally, benefit from a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on labor and installation on completed AEV builds, ensuring reliable support during the crucial initial ownership phase. AEV-built vehicles retain the balance of the manufacturer’s warranty on non-AEV manufactured parts and labor, providing comprehensive coverage. For components sourced from third-party manufacturers, such as tires, winches, and non-AEV lights, their respective manufacturer warranties offer additional assurance.
Can I purchase AEV parts separately?
Certainly! We offer AEV parts for purchase. Contact our Parts Center to learn more about ordering AEV components. Whether you're looking to enhance your existing RAM or Jeep or require replacement parts, our Parts Center and Service Center are here to assist you.
Do AEV parts and accessories carry their own warranty?
Absolutely! All parts built by AEV are covered under a Limited Lifetime Warranty, providing comprehensive protection. Their fully staffed warranty department is ready to assist with any inquiries or concerns.
Isn’t it cheaper to build a truck myself? What are the advantages of buying an AEV-built vehicle?
While a skilled mechanic may attempt to replicate an AEV built vehicle, the advantages of selecting American Expedition Vehicles are unparalleled. Their commitment to expertise, quality assurance, warranty protection, resale value, and access to an extensive dealer network sets them apart. Since 1997, they've been leaders in the space, prioritizing quality. When you choose AEV, you're not just getting a vehicle; you're investing in an unmatched driving experience crafted with precision and excellence.
How do I order?
Visit our dealership, where our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the purchasing process. If you have specific customization preferences, our team will collaborate with you to select the features you desire. Contact us to initiate the ordering process, whether you prefer a vehicle from our in-stock options or want a customized model.
Can I finance an AEV-built vehicle?
Certainly! We offer financing options for AEV-built vehicles, working with a variety of lenders to provide flexible solutions. Our team can assist you in finding the financing plan that suits your needs. Contact us to explore your financing options.
Customizing Your AEV Vehicle: Timelines and Options
The timeline for custom-ordering an AEV upfit can vary due to current logistics challenges and demand. The availability of a base vehicle on our lot for immediate sale could potentially reduce lead times. It's essential to note that specific timelines may vary based on various factors. We also maintain a rotating inventory of in-stock completed builds, providing options for those seeking a quicker turnaround. Our team is dedicated to delivering your customized AEV vehicle efficiently and with the quality you expect.