Charged Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will receive V8 Hellkat

June 16, 2015 at 8:19 pm

The latest version of the charged Jeep Grand Cherokee will appear in the middle of 2016. Concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is preparing to release this version of Jeep Grand Cherokee crossover, which will get a heavy-duty eight-cylinder engine Hellcat.

2016 Wonderful Jeep Grand Cherokee pic

2016 Wonderful Jeep Grand Cherokee pic

According to preliminary data, the powerful crossover will be called Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and will be equipped with the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, performed well in the Dodge Charger SRT and Challenger SRT models. It is worth noting that the prefix «SRT» is taken out of use of the brand Jeep, and in the future we will be able to see it only on models of the Dodge brand.

2016 Amazing look of Jeep Grand Cherokee pic

2016 Amazing look of Jeep Grand Cherokee pic

Under the hood of charged Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Hellcat engine will develop 707 horsepower and 868 Nm of torque, which is 230 horses and 244 lb-ft more than the current top-end Grand Cherokee SRT8. With such characteristics the American crossover will be a worthy rival to Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and the BMW X5 M. The appearance of fresh supercharged crossover is expected in mid-2016. The estimated cost in the US market will be between 65 000 – 80 000 US dollars.