Jeep finally released figures for the 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. This version of the Grand Cherokee is the fastest and most powerful SUV on the planet.
Under the hood lies a 707 horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter V8 mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission. It goes from 0 to 60 in a mere 3.5 seconds and can run the quarter mile in 11.6 seconds. It has a top speed of 180 miles per hour and its Brembo brakes can take it from 60 to 0 miles per hour in 114 feet.
“Long recognized as the full-size SUV capability leader, Jeep Grand Cherokee is now the most powerful and quickest SUV as well, with the introduction of our new 707-horsepower Trackhawk,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “The new Grand Cherokee Trackhawk delivers astounding performance numbers, backed by renowned SRT engineering that combines world-class on-road driving dynamics with luxury, refinement and an array of innovative advanced technology.”
The new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk comes with Jeep’s Quadra-Trac on-demand four-wheel-drive system. It features an electronic limited-slip rear differential and single-speed active transfer case. The Grand Cherokee also features standard launch control, a standard torque reserve system, and Selec-Track driving modes. These modes include auto, sport, track, tow, and snow.
Inside, the Grand Cherokee features an instrument panel center stack with a 7-inch display instrument cluster which includes the tachometer in the center and a 200-mph speedometer to the left side of the cluster. The instrument panel center stack features an 8-inch Uconnect touchscreen with Performance Pages. Performance Pages shows info such as timers, gauge readings, and a new engine dynamometer screen that shows instant horsepower, torque, and transmission gear.
No word yet on availability or pricing.
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