Making its launching at the New York Auto Show, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the most intense SUV ever created. Matching a supercharged Hellcat Hemi V8 that cranks out 707 horse power with a high-performance chassis and bad-boy styling hints inside and out, the Trackhawk presses the limits on every level of cool.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Interior
Inside, only a winged Trackhawk badge on the steering wheel sets the mightiest Jeep apart– well, that and the 200-mph speedo. The same active noise cancellation, stitched-leather dashboard and door-panel coverings, Berber carpets, and 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment screen as the SRT are included. (Jeep adds a dyno function for rapid horse power and torque readouts to Uconnect’s Performance Pages app.) Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are basic, as well, for anyone who appreciates such things when acquiring a 707-hp SUV. Ditto the adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensing units, lane-departure caution, and forward-collision warning. Then again, this devices should be consisted of, considered that the Trackhawk is anticipated to cost someplace around $80,000.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Engine
Centerpiece of the brand-new Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a 6.2-liter force-fed SRT Hellcat V8 that matches its prodigious pony count with a scintillating 654 lb-ft of torque. Backed by a specifically enhanced and quicker-responding, paddle-shift TorqueFlite 8-speed automated transmission, the Trackhawk boasts a single-range Quadra-Trac active-on-demand 4-wheel drive system with an electronic limited-slip rear differential and Launch Control. The powertrain sends the Trackhawk to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, making it the world’s quickest SUV. This ultra Jeep also blasts through the quarter mile in 11.6 ticks– Viper and Z06 Vette area– on its method to a 180 mph leading end.
To completely exploit its extra muscle, the Trackhawk features an aluminum-intensive performance-tuned suspension with Bilstein adaptive damping and a 1.0-inch lower flight height plus more robust back halfshafts and constant-velocity joints. It also has a dedicated 5-mode (Auto/Sport/Track/ Snow/Tow) plus Individual Selec-Trac setup that manages the 4WD, transmission mapping, paddle shifters, suspension and electric power steering. The Trackhawk rides on 20-inch lightweight created alloy wheels wrapped in standard 295/45 Pirelli Scorpion Verde All-season Performance run-flat tires. Three-season Pirelli P Zero tires are optional. The ultralight alloy rims shave 12 pounds of unsprung weight.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Release Date and Price
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will arrive in showrooms this fall. Expect pricing to be revealed more detailed to its on-sale date.