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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Is The Ultimate Grocery Getter

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.

Photo credit: media.fcanorthamerica.com

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