Lately there was much controversy over the new high-performance SUV, based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee model. All doubts are removed. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk got the green light for series production. Test specimens are already circulating in the test site, and racetracks. The standard model is expected at the latest in the first quarter of 2016.
Since there were reports that Chrysler protect Trackhawk name for the new version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee model have begun various speculations. Some thought that if the new name is intended to be the version with SRT performance. Others claimed that the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be more powerful than the Grand Cherokee SRT model and will possess the HEMI V8 engine with 700 horsepower. There are those who thought it was nonsense and that the Grand Cherokee is not ready for such a HEMI V8 engine. Right were those who believed that Jeep will offer a new high-performance SUV, more powerful than all the others.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Specs
The company is developing a new model under the internal name Project K. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will trigger atmospheric 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine that is found in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat models. This engine develops 707 horsepower with impressive maximum torque of 650 lb.-ft.. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will have standard AWD and eight-speed Torque-Flite automatic transmission. There remains doubt whether the maximum torque to be limited, because the 4×4 drive might have a problem with such a high torque.
According to the company, 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will have incredible acceleration and impressive top speed. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph should amount to less than 3 seconds and a top speed of 200 mpg (322 km/h). If one considers that these figures are not impressive, here compared with the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S model. His acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes 3.8 seconds while the maximum vehicle speed 283.2 km/h.
Price of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Even though the company has not issued any official announcement about the price of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, there are some assumptions. Some sources claim that the price for this model will not be less than $ 80,000.